M.Ed. Online


University of Minnesota

12 months
1099 USD/credit 32970 USD/year
1099 USD/credit 32970 USD/year
693 USD/credit 20790 USD/year
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The Education program of the University of Minnesota is a professional development degree for educators. The curriculum is based on the roles that educational scholars play as teachers, leaders, and change agents in formal, non-formal, and community-based settings.


Core courses are delivered primarily online with one face–to–face weekend session during the first month of each semester. The required core courses are delivered in sequence, using this hybrid model for learners who wish to earn the graduate degree while maintaining full-time employment.

Acquired Skills

Students of the Education program of the University of Minnesota will:

  • Develop critical analytical skills of reading, interpreting and applying scholarship in the field of education
  • Demonstrate competence in evaluating and conducting research and scholarship in education
  • Communicate effectively with multiple constituencies
  • Demonstrate skills in collaboration and in leadership
  • Gain understanding of how where we’re from and who we think we are shapes what is focused on and what is left out of educational endeavors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Environment
  • Education and Research
  • Diversity and Social Justice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The required prerequisites for admission are a completed Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a GPA of 2.8 or higher.
  • It is preferred applicants have two years professional experience or demonstrated experience working with learners.
  • Application Fee
  • Personal Statement and Diversity Statement are not required.
  • Extenuating Circumstances Statement is optional.
  • Resume/CV is required.
  • Writing Sample: This is required and will be used to assess writing skills.
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    32970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 693 USD per credit during 12 months.


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