Master of Education (MEd)

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The Masters of Education Degree programs are designed for graduates to attain the following learning outcomes:

  • Understand the major theories in the discipline of study.
  • Attain a solid foundation in the overall field of education in general, including areas of social justice, educational leadership and advocacy, educational psychology and research.
  • Attain a depth of knowledge in the primary discipline.
  • Think critically.
  • Develop skills as a reflective practitioner to be able to create and sustain change.
  • Conduct teacher research.

First Semester Enrollment:

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Slide 1 Education alumna Kendra Vaughn’s creative teaching gets kids reading
Reading Specialist Kendra Vaughn has helped numerous students in the Hazelwood School District learn to love reading after graduating from UMSL with an MEd in 2005. Her 17-year career and teaching style has earned her an Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award and landed her on NCI’s 30 Leaders in their Thirties list, among other honors. (Photo by Marisol Ramirez)
Slide 2 Derrik Wiggins Named Teacher of the Year in Kansas City Public Schools
“The truth is, education is power,” he said. “It’s the power to determine a mindset, a knowledge, a culture, social behavior, class, importance. We have the honor to be able to give that to our students every day.”
Slide 3 Katelyn Freiert Named Teacher of the Year in Fort Zumwalt School District
"It feels amazing to be recognized for a job that I love doing. I couldn’t be more grateful for everything that my students teach me each and every day.”

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