Kaplan University

M.S. in Education (for Existing Teachers K-12)


1515 W Cypress Creek Rd

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. in Education (for Existing Teachers K-12)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Today's K-12 classrooms come in all shapes and sizes, accommodating students in public and private schools, vocational programs, and even homeschooling environments. If you are interested in honing your skills and knowledge to better position yourself for career advancement, Kaplan University offers a convenient, flexible solution for earning your master's degree online.* The program offers three concentrations designed to help you achieve academic competencies in a specific area of teaching: teaching literacy and language, teaching students with special needs, and educational leadership.

Curriculum is updated regularly, and faculty members all have PhDs and bring years of educational and practical experience to the classroom ensuring your knowledge is both current and engaging. Additionally, teachers who received National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) status through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) may receive credit for three courses within the Master of Science of Education.† This could save you money on your graduate investment and shorten the time spent pursuing your degree.

This program may not be available in all states. Speak with an Admissions Advisor for more information.

*Kaplan University makes no representations or warranties as to whether the program meets the specific requirements for any individual state or school system for certification, career advancement, or pay increase purposes. Kaplan University encourages its students to independently research the requirements in any state or school system in which they intend to seek a pay increase or promotion. Certain programs may not be available for every term.

†See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.

For comprehensive consumer information, visit http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/consumer-info/. For gainful employment information about our education programs, visit www.kaplanuniversity.edu/education/ge-info/.


Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. 

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the Department of Education and cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 (out of 4.0).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Associate's College

Loans Offered: Please see website for loans and financial aid availability.

Locale: Small City

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