M.Sc. Online

Educational Theory and Practice

Arkansas State University

12 months
9510 USD/year
9510 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Education for Educational Theory and Practice at Arkansas State University offers educators an opportunity to improve their general understanding of curriculum theory and current practices.


This Educational Theory and Practice program at Arkansas State University also assists candidates who wish to work toward National Board Certification.

Within this master's degree, students focus on areas of learning that include:

  • Practices to enhance student achievement
  • Performance and field-based learning activities integrating theory and practice
  • Enrichment of teaching knowledge and skills regarding instruction and curriculum
  • Preparation for the National Board Certification process

Students are required to complete 30 hours of coursework. Courses are tightly integrated and focused on application-based curriculum. Students will benefit from the incorporation of technology that aligns with national expectations for the 21st-century educator. This program can be completed in as little as 18 months.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School and Community Relations
  • Curriculum Management
  • Theories of Instruction
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Statistics and Research
  • Gifted Children in the Regular Classroom
  • Educational Procedures for Individuals with Mild Disabilities
  • Reflective Teaching
  • Teachers as Professionals: Working toward National Teaching Standards
  • National Teaching Standards Capstone

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have an undergraduate degree Grade Point Average of at least 2.75/4.0. Some degree programs require a higher Grade Point Average, though. See below for the full list of Grade Point Average requirements for each major.
  • If you have completed any previous graduate/master’s degree courses, you must have an overall graduate level Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0/4.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9510 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9510 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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