Education, M.Ed. | Part time online | University of San Diego | United States
20 months
710 USD/credit 12780 USD/year
710 USD/credit 12780 USD/year
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The innovative Education program at University of San Diego prepares students with the knowledge and skills they need to enhance their teaching — with an emphasis on 21st century skills, equity and social justice, classroom inquiry and a professional response to the Common Core Standards.


Become a Teacher Who Makes an Even Greater Impact.

Offered through our School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Education program at University of San Diego enables degree candidates to choose from among several distinct specialization options — so you can home in on your area of interest and earn your degree on your own time while engaging with top-quality instructors and experienced educators from across the country.

Who is the M.Ed. Degree For?

The online Master of Education program is designed for practicing K-12 teachers with a minimum of two years of teaching experience from a wide variety of classroom settings, including public district, charter, independent or non-traditional schools. This diversity of backgrounds allows students to leverage knowledge, experience and real-world applications from their peers to enrich learning throughout the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Justice and Educational Equity
  • Cognition and Learning
  • Educational Research Methodology
  • Qualitative Methods in Educational Research

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 2.75 or higher from a regionally accredited institution; transcripts required from every college and university attended.
  • A personal phone interview
  • Two years of prior teaching experience: send a resume of your experience
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional supervisors
  • Two 500-word essays
  • International applicants: a minimum score of 90 on the TOEFL exam and a score of 20 on the written exam; and IELTS minimum score of 7.5
  • GRE score is optional
  • No teaching credential required; however, participants will need access to a classroom of students throughout the program to apply their learning and complete the course assignments as well as their action research project
  • Transcript and Credential Evaluations

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 710 USD per credit during 20 months.
  • National

    12780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 710 USD per credit during 20 months.


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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