Engage today's students -- worldwide. Elevate your teaching career with Wilkes鈥 online Master of Science in Education with a major in Effective Teaching. Designed specifically for classroom educators, this unique degree teaches the advanced skills needed to engage students and improve your practice.

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Program Snapshot

Program Type Format Credit Hours
Master's Degree Online 30

Why Study Effective Teaching at Wilkes?

Earning a master鈥檚 degree in education not only improves your career prospects, but it also is shown to improve classroom performance. The National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) reports that students in classes taught by teachers with master鈥檚 degrees in teaching scored higher on standardized tests in math and reading.

Create effective, engaging and responsive learning environments by blending current pedagogy, theory and practice with instructional design methods and 21st-century strategies to help your students thrive. Wilkes designs all of its graduate education programs with working educators in mind, ensuring that your experience is flexible, meaningful, and actionable. Begin applying best practices immediately and produce better student outcomes.

What Will You Learn as an Effective Teaching Student?

  • You鈥檒l learn how to apply educational theory and research to classroom practice.
  • You鈥檒l explore how to engage 21st-century learners through evidenced-based teaching techniques.
  • You鈥檒l create lessons that reflect student interests, accommodate diverse learning styles, and motivate students.
  • You鈥檒l discover how to implement effective classroom management and assessment strategies.

Thank you for your interest in 正澳门六合彩开奖直播's Graduate Education programs! To learn more about our program please complete the form. If you have questions, or wish to discuss your education goals, please contact:

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Program Highlights

Up-to-Date Pedagogy

The program teaches advanced skills needed to engage students and improve classroom practice for new or veteran teachers. Coursework is aligned with the Danielson and Marzano teacher frameworks in order to provide a curriculum that is in line with these widely adopted models for effective teaching.

Self-Paced Learning

Our curriculum includes up to 21 credits of self-paced PLS 3rd Learning coursework with a dedicated facilitator. Courses are aligned with InTASC teaching standards adapted for domestic and international educators.

Tuition & Aid

Tuition for graduate programs in education for the 2024-25 academic year is $571 per credit, or $1,713 per course. Deferment is available for employers who reimburse tuition and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Careers & Outcomes

Graduates of our effective teaching program have a variety of advancement options when it comes to their career paths. As teachers within their districts, they can explore leadership roles and apply their skills to achieve better student outcomes.

Outside of the PK-12 environment, those with master鈥檚 degrees in education can explore careers in corporate training, educational consulting, education policy, or academic publishing and assessment.

Job Titles: Teacher, Educational Consultant, Educational Policy Advocate, Education Specialist, Textbook Developer, Standardized Test Writer