Education (M.Ed.) – Master’s Degree

Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon

Earn your Master of Education (M.Ed.) from Marylhurst

Through engaging coursework and collaborative learning environments, Marylhurst University’s popular M.Ed. program helps students gain the necessary skills to achieve their professional goals and advance into positions of leadership and curriculum development.

If you are a private school teacher seeking state licensure or a licensed teacher pursuing an advanced degree or additional endorsements, our Master of Education is designed for you. Marylhurst prepares professional educators who demonstrate excellence in teaching, commitment to social justice and courage in advocacy, through collaboration with students, families and communities.

Earn your Master of Education choosing from one of two curriculum degree pathways:

  • The Teacher Leadership pathway includes the teacher leadership core courses plus focused study in curriculum and instruction, ESOL (with ESOL Endorsement) or Reading (with Reading Endorsement).
  • A customized pathway can be designed for students with unique professional experience and/or goals.

Robust curriculum will develop your ability to positively impact the most pressing educational issues including the opportunity and achievement gap caused by complex social, economic and historical factors. Commit to sharpening your skills in reading instruction and gain advanced strategies to engage students whose first language is not English.

If you seek a P-12 position of leadership, curriculum development responsibilities or are a professional educator preparing for a career outside of P-12 education, Marylhurst’s M.Ed. program offers the experience you need to be successful. Learn about the many diverse careers earned by M.Ed. graduates, including School Administrator, Corporate Trainer and more.

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  • The Master of Education program accepts applications year-round with new students beginning classes in January and June.

Review admissions requirements, application deadlines and the process to formally apply to this graduate program at Marylhurst University.

Marylhurst education faculty bring relevance, practicality and authentic experience to coursework and classroom discussion. We invite you to get to know our respected team of educators who apply local, national and international teaching experience to Marylhurst’s Master of Education curriculum.

  • Current graduate tuition for the Master of Education program is $560 per credit. Most courses are three credits.
  • The Master of Education program is a minimum of 45 credits in length for an approximate total program cost (based on current tuition) of $25,200.

Marylhurst has little-to-no fees (so there are no surprises) and offers extensive financial aid management services and help, including scholarship opportunities. Most students complete their Master of Education in 2 years.

  • Approved by the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission.
  • Regionally accredited (NWCCU accredited).
  • Convenient, flexible schedule with classes offered evenings and weekends. Full and part-time options.
  • Accessible campus just 10 minutes south of Portland (even has free parking).
  • Customized programs based on individually defined personal and professional goals.
  • Small class sizes with renowned faculty who focus on you.

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