Have you thought about moving up to the next level of educator preparation by earning your master’s degree? Bluffton University offers a fully online MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION program with core graduate classes and four distinct concentrations.
FAITH-BASED EDUCATION CONCENTRATION
Bluffton’s faith-based education concentration is an outgrowth of the Mennonite Education Agency's Anabaptist Learning Institute (ALI) program which offers 10 credit hours of Christ-centered graduate-level coursework.
INTERVENTION SPECIALIST LICENSURE
Bluffton’s intervention specialist licensure emphasizes differentiation in the classroom and can be completed as a stand-alone program.
Bluffton’s reading endorsement concentration fulfills the Third Grade Reading Guarantee requirement and can be completed as a stand-alone program.
Bluffton’s leadership concentration focuses on the nature of supervisory relationships and the leader’s level of self-understanding and emotional intelligence within the role of a leader.
All courses in the MAEd core are available on-line or through video conferencing. Courses are offered fall, spring and summer semesters and educators may begin the program when it fits best with their schedules. Instructors are available as needed to work with graduate students and support them as they earn their master’s degree and move to the next level of educator preparation.
The master of arts degree from Bluffton University includes contemporary course content which teachers in kindergarten through grade 12 find relevant and readily accessible for use in the classroom. Core courses conclude with a two course classroom researched-based sequence.
Bluffton University also offers a post-baccalaureate program for students looking to earn a teaching license. This program is only open to students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Bluffton University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association