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Education, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, MN,
Whether you are currently teaching or have decided a career in education is for you, the Augsburg Master of Arts in Education program can provide the training you need to take the next step.


Our accredited program includes your choice of options to obtain your initial teaching license, get a second license or endorsement, and complete a master’s degree in education. With classes meeting in Minneapolis and Rochester, MN, Augsburg’s master’s in education program provides the flexibility for professionals to work toward their career goals by offering convenient weekday, evening, and weekend courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemical Dependency Education
  • Educational Technology
  •  K-6 Methods: Health 
  • K-6 Methods: Physical Education 
  • K-6: Methods: Visual Arts
  • K-6: Methods: Music 
  • K-6 Methods: Social Studies/Thematic Studies 
  •  Advanced Methods in Literacy
  • Kindergarten Methods
  • Children’s Literature

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The Intent to Graduate should be completed one year before you plan to graduate from Augsburg College. 
  • Once you submit the Intent to Graduate packet to the Registrar’s Office, an audit will be done on your record. 
  • During your last semester, you’ll be added to the “Graduation Workshop” in the “My Courses” section of Inside Augsburg. 
  • Participate in Commencement
  •  Diplomas will be mailed out approximately eight weeks after the term ends and all requirements are met, and the diploma packet includes a copy of your final transcript to review, and an official copy in a sealed envelope.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    485 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 485 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    485 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 485 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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