12 months
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
870 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
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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 included:

  • Advanced Social Foundations of Education
  • Learning and Classroom Assessment
  • Research in Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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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

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  • International

    46380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.


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