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University of Michigan - Dearborn

M.A. Online
12 months
1437 USD/credit
1437 USD/credit
810 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Education program of University of Michigan - Dearborn provides many opportunities for educators to expand their teaching skills and knowledge.

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The Education program of University of Michigan - Dearborn  is designed for working educators, enabling them to strengthen their knowledge, subject specialization and professional outlook through a University of Michigan-Dearborn degree.

The M.A. in Education is a 30-credit hour program with courses offered in the evening and online. The M.A. in Education offers the opportunity to pursue an additional endorsement in addition to earning a graduate-level degree. Students could earn a master's degree with or without an endorsement. A valid Michigan Teaching Certificate is only required if students are seeking an endorsement as part of their program.

There are two concentrations within the M.A. in Education program that can be completed fully online. The M.A. in Education with Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and the M.A. in Education without an additional endorsement can both be completed online.

This program prepares educators for the renewal of a Standard Certificate or the upgrade to a Professional Education Certificate.

What will I learn?

Graduates of the Master of Arts in Education (M.A. Ed.) degree program will gain:

  • Knowledge of established research and best practices in their specific disciplines (early childhood, early childhood inclusion, ESL, reading, technology, mathematics, mathematics leadership, the middle grades and public administration or liberal arts content)
  • Strategies to enable them to be effective leaders within their respective disciplines at the classroom, school and/or district level
  • Skills to enable them to continue to develop their knowledge of research and best practices that lead to effective instructional strategies for all student achievement

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Social Foundations of Education
  • Learning and Classroom Assessment
  • Assmt: Sec Lang Learning
  • Second Lang Acquisition:Engl
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Concepts in Linguistics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 3.0 GPA or higher on submitted transcripts
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Valid state of Michigan teaching certificate if seeking an additional endorsement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1437 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1437 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    810 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 810 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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