Our blended program exploits the power of the Internet as a complement to traditional face-to-face learning to create an interdisciplinary, boundary-spanning program that brings together leaders and researchers in education, business, and health care communities from across the country, as well as a global community of online learners.
The Design and Technologies for Learning Across Culture and Contexts thread focuses on preparing professionals for working with or designing for learners across a wide variety of ages and instructional and cultural contexts. The program is centered on the processes of learning and how to design experiences to improve learning outcomes for all in a manner that also supports our commitments towards educational equity and justice more broadly.
The Educational Equity, Justice, and Social Transformation (EEJST) program in the Master of Arts in Educational Studies is designed to provide students with a foundation in the social, cultural, economic, historical, and political foundations of schooling. Students critically examine policy centered on injustice, whiteness, and oppression in educational systems to unpack how these systems have fostered social inequity.
If your career objective is integrating business acumen with educational expertise to effect meaningful improvements in our education system, The University of Michigan School of Education and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business offer a unique dual-degree program leading to both the Master of Arts in Educational Studies and the Master of Business Administration degrees.
The contemporary policy context requires educational practitioners and reformers to use research to evaluate and improve the quality of education. Research supports the design and continuous improvement of educational programs and policies, and provides convincing evidence of positive impacts on students’ educational opportunities and outcomes.
The Educational Leadership and Policy program is centered on the collaborative practice of continuous improvement. It is anchored deeply in theory and research on school leadership, improvement, social justice, and leadership development. We bring together a diverse cohort of students with shared interests in understanding and improving schools, instruction, and K-12 students’ educational outcomes.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education with a focus on Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education gives students the tools for increasing their knowledge and skills regarding diversity and social justice in higher education. It equips students to address these issues within their careers and other spheres of influence. This concentration cultivates a supportive network of graduate students and faculty who are interested in research and pedagogy around issues of diversity and social justice.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education program with an individually designed focus provides individuals with a general understanding of higher education as a field of practice and inquiry. The challenges that face higher education require that educators not only adapt to change but also engage in developing a vision of higher education for society. The program aims to prepare you for leadership in shaping the future of higher education. Students generate and apply knowledge on how to advance the role of higher education in supporting the public good and improving institutional practice.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education with a focus on Institutional Research equips students with factual knowledge about postsecondary institutions and systems, research methods used by institutional research professionals, knowledge of the processes and issues affecting institutions, and an understanding of the context and culture of the institutions in which students will work and study.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education with a focus on Management and Organizations considers the organizational dynamics of colleges and universities. This requires a fundamental understanding of the internal workings of higher education and its environment, as well as a thorough grasp of effective management and leadership of higher education organizations.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Master of Business Administration dual degree program provides an in-depth examination of both business administration and higher education arenas. The Master of Arts in Higher Education degree provides a deep exposure to educational theory and programmatic flexibility that complements the Master of Business Administration experience.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Master of Public Policy program is designed for students interested in broad policy issues that affect higher and postsecondary education, such as state governance and coordination, financial aid funding, and affirmative action in admissions and hiring.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education with a focus on Public Policy helps students grapple with the challenges that face higher education and gain insights on how to develop a vision of higher education for society. Students analyze broad policy issues that affect higher and postsecondary education, such as state governance and coordination, financial aid funding, and affirmative action in admissions and hiring. You will generate and apply knowledge on how to advance the role of higher education in supporting the public good and improving institutional practice.
The Master’s in Higher Education Student Access and Success program focuses on teaching and learning in colleges and universities as they are implemented in many institutional contexts, both inside and outside of traditional classroom settings.
In the Master of Arts in Educational Studies with Elementary Teacher Certification program, students develop the professional and personal knowledge, dispositions, and skills required to engage diverse groups of children in thoughtful learning. The immersive full-time program begins in mid-June and finishes in mid-June the following year.
In the Master of Arts in Educational Studies with Secondary Teacher Certification program, students participate in university and school-based experiences that enable them to meet the challenges facing today's educators teaching at the junior high and high school levels. The immersive full-time program begins in mid-June and finishes in mid-June the following year. Coursework is completed concurrently with a teaching internship to allow students to explore pedagogies through authentic classroom interactions while being fully supported by field instructors.
If you are a doctoral student in the natural sciences or mathematics interested in expanding your knowledge about science and mathematics teaching, learning, and research, then consider this Master of Science degree in Postsecondary Science Education.