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Be MORE of a changemaker with a Master of Education degree from Thomas More University.

The Master of Education degree at Thomas More University is designed with busy teachers in mind with hybrid classes and job-embedded projects. This advanced degree is geared toward moving beyond the classroom and into the education system itself. Certified teachers can pursue a M.Ed. and still remain in the classroom, allowing for a broader range within the educational sphere.

The program bridges classroom experiences with professional learning communities, teacher leadership, and 21st-century skills for all candidates. Additionally, the program works to engage, enhance, and execute leadership qualities in the classroom outlined in the Kentucky Teacher Performance Standards.

Looking to advance your skills in classroom teaching? Consider the MA of Teaching program.

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Why choose Thomas More University for your M.Ed.?

The faculty are extremely student-centered. What makes a student successful is when you have faculty that focuses on them.

— Kimberly Haverkos, Ph.D.
Dean
College of Education & Health Sciences

Why NOW is the time to start your M.Ed.:

  • Accelerated learning format: 33 total credit hours
  • Professors have real-world experience
  • Easy registration with clear degree completion plan
  • Convenient campus location:
    • Crestview Hills, KY
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities available

Accredited by CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)

Financial aid can help make your degree more affordable.

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A M.Ed. from Thomas More University is a good investment in your future

  • Rated #1 in Kentucky for Return on Investment

    Payscale.com 2018


Core Courses

In the 36-credit education curriculum, you’ll take the following courses:

  • Capstone Project in Assessment, Reform and 21st Century Skills: Independent Study
  • Conducting Action Research in Classrooms
  • Content Literacy and New Media in Education
  • Curriculum Design and Assessment for All Learners
  • Educational Change and Effectiveness
  • Instructional Leadership in Schools for Diverse Populations
  • Integrating 21st Century Skills in the Classroom I: Content and Skills Development
  • Integrating 21st Century Skills in the Classroom II: Integration Processes and Techniques
  • Research in Educational Issues: Contemporary Perspectives
  • Standards and Reform in Educational Leadership
  • Transforming Schools and Classrooms for 21st Century Skills

See complete curriculum contract for details.


Admission Requirements

The following items are required for admission into the MEd program:

  1. Application to the Master of Education Program
  2. In-service teachers must hold a current teacher certification and be employed within a school district for at least one year
  3. Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.70 or combined GRE score of 308
  4. Résumé
  5. Three references and contact information
  6. Signed copy of the Kentucky Professional Code of Ethics Form
  7. On-campus interview with the M.Ed. Committee
  8. Writing sample answering one of the following questions:
    1. What is the role of leadership in your content area?
    2. What is the role of technology in education?
    3. What skills are needed to be successful in the 21st Century?

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Transfer credits can help you save on credit hours.

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Use the knowledge you gain at Thomas More University to drive change in local schools

The capstone project is the culminating research project for the M.Ed. program at Thomas More University. This exit requirement asks M.Ed. candidates to synthesize their graduate school knowledge with classroom experiences. As a M.Ed. candidate, you will design, implement, and analyze an action-research project to meet a real-world need in your classroom, school, or district.

“As a full-time teacher, the thought of obtaining my masters degree was very overwhelming, but the faculty and staff at Thomas More University in the M.Ed program have been nothing but supportive. The hybrid classroom allows for the convenience of online collaboration and the small class size allows for individual attention and guidance. The courses are challenging but relevant to my career, and I have been set up for success.” — Brandon Frimming, Kindergarten teacher

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