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Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Curriculum and Instruction
Throughout their bachelor degree years (and afterwards, in professional development courses), teachers spend plenty of time studying the ways K-12 students learn, and how to effectively teach to their strengths. Teachers who want to advance their knowledge of the teaching and learning process, as well as understand the principles of curriculum design, can pursue their Master of Education with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.).
Averett University's Graduate and Professional Studies division offers a 15 month, 30-credit M.Ed. program designed for current, certified Virginia teachers. The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction is formatted to fit with the busy educator's schedule through online distance learning, for professional development that doesn't prevent you meeting other obligations.
Master of Education in Special Education K-12 Virginia Licensure Track
Prepare to make the change to a career that makes a real difference in the lives of others-become a special education teacher. Virginia professionals who want to switch career paths and become K-12 teachers can prepare for new opportunities with Averett University. The 20-month Master of Education in Special Education is designed to teach you the theory and skills you need to gain initial certification as a teacher in Virginia and earn a Special Education Endorsement.
Offered online through the Graduate and Professional Studies division, this master's degree program teaches the instructional, assessment, and behavior management skills you need to help all of your students develop their full potential.
This course combines online classes with coached field experiences and student teaching assignments supervised by skilled special education teachers. The program is structured in an accelerated format that means you can be ready to earn your certification in less than two years.
Master of Education in Special Education K-12 Endorsement Track
If you're ready to take on a new challenge as an educator, Virginia's special education students need you. Averett University can help you prepare to earn your Special Education Endorsement with our 20-month Master of Education in Special Education.
This 20-month program for current teachers, offered online through the Graduate and Professional Studies program, teaches the instructional, assessment, and behavior management skills you need to help students with disabilities or special needs reach their full potential.
Throughout the course, you'll take on field-based coaching sessions with skilled special education teachers. And, because Averett University understands what educators need, this program is offered in an accelerated format with course breaks that accommodate your busy schedule.
Master of Education in Administration and Supervision Concentration
Today's schools need leaders who can create an effective environment for excellence. Experienced Virginia teachers who want to prepare to earn a School Administrator endorsement can earn a Master of Education with a Virginia Endorsement in Administration and Supervision (M.Ed.) at Averett University.
This online 22-month M.Ed. program, offered through the Graduate and Professional Studies program, teaches critical managerial and administrative skills for building community and a coherent, school-wide instructional plan. Featuring hands-on internships with local master administrators, this program is formatted to fit with an educator's busy schedule.