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Master of Education in Applied Learning Sciences, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 months
Gain skills and credentials required to advance within the education system or in a corporate environment. The Master of Education in Applied Learning Sciences from University of Miami Online offers a flexible curriculum, reflective of each student’s personal and professional interests.
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Students of this Master of Education in Applied Learning Sciences from University of Miami Online are not required to complete a thesis; rather students complete a cumulative project that can be applied in their workplace or within a partnership organization.

The Master of Education in Applied Learning Sciences provides students with expert knowledge in the design of learning environments and curriculums that can be applied immediately within the workplace. Students will complete a cumulative project in place of a thesis.


The University of Miami’s Applied Learning Sciences programs offer expert insight into the theory behind learning environments and knowledge of curriculum design that can be applied immediately to the workplace.

With an Applied Learning Sciences degree, you can reach beyond traditional educational settings. Graduates can pursue a career in formal education settings such as universities and K-12 schools with roles in curriculum development and instructional design. Unlike other post-graduate education programs, UOnline graduates can move beyond the traditional education sphere and consider professional learning design, training, organizational development roles in consultancies and training providers. Entrepreneurial graduates can look at developing learning products or technologies for education technology companies.


 The University of Miami's is accredited by  the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and 23 other professional accrediting agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the learning sciences
  • Human learning
  • Organizational learning
  • Assessment of human and organizational learning
  • Design of online learning environments
  • Design of formal learning environments
  • Design of workplace related learning
  • Design for out-of-school, informal learning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 20 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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

  • A copy of your transcripts from all academic institutions attended
  • Your Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)
  • Most recent resume
  • Personal statement: one-page detailing your interest in the program in relation to your professional background and career aspirations
  • International students who do not hold an undergraduate degree from the U.S. must also submit their Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2030 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    2030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2030 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.
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We recognize talent. We offer scholarships to ensure students who strive for the best can benefit from UM faculty and all that the online degree programs have to offer. If you are awarded a scholarship, you could reduce your tuition by up to 40%.

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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