12 months
664 USD/credit 19920 USD/year
664 USD/credit 19920 USD/year
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With a flexible curriculum and guaranteed class availability, students can complete the MA in Education degree at the Antioch University, in either concentration, in two (2) full-time and three (3) half-time quarters.


Our MA in Education from the Antioch University prepares you to be on the forefront of advocacy in Pre-K though 12 school districts, non-traditional schools, higher education, or for-profit and nonprofit organizations. 

The MA in Education requires 45 quarter units of required courses, concentration courses, and elective courses. Our schedule is arranged for working professionals. Core courses prepare students to examine their own work in the context of working with schools or organizations.


This program stands apart from other graduate education degrees in these ways and more:

  • Streamline your degree with a fast-paced curriculum that can be completed in five quarters and begins in Summer quarter. Take advantage of flexible evening and Saturday course options that accommodate each student’s work schedule.
  • Interactive courses in small classrooms are built around open dialogue and team participation, encouraging a high level of involvement. This format provides ample opportunity to share your own knowledge while learning from your peers.
  • Engaged faculty with extensive experience bring a real-world perspective to the coursework that is immediately applicable and relevant. If desired, you will receive professional mentoring throughout the MA program and even after graduation.

Programme Structure

  • Antioch University Santa Barbara offers a one-of-a-kind Master of Arts (MA) in Education degree with two unique concentrations in Leadership & Social Justice and in Nature-Based Early Childhood Education. 
  • With an emphasis in experiential learning and hands-on training, our Master of Arts in Education programs will engage you in insightful study, making connections between coursework and fieldwork, as well as theory and practice.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications being accepted for Summer Quarter!
  • Instruction Begins in July


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online admissions application.
  • Official transcript from a regionally-accredited college or university indicating Bachelor’s degree conferral
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Admission essay

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 664 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 664 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Santa Barbara

1640 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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