The Master of Education
(M.Ed.) program provides teachers, training and development professionals, human resource staff managers, and others the knowledge and skills to pursue or advance their careers in education, human resources, training, curriculum development, instructional technology, or trade and education association management.
The M.Ed. program of study includes courses covering functional areas and critical knowledge in education as well as courses incorporating business skills and information technology tools. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to apply key concepts and techniques to educational problems and issues.
Students who have not earned degrees from appropriate fields of study may be required to take additional coursework as a prerequisite for completing the program.
Completion of Strayer University's Master of Education
program does not guarantee a student has met the requirements to apply for public school teacher or administrative licensure in any state. Students pursuing teacher or school administrator certifications in the public school system should contact their respective state offices of education as well as local school district to confirm educational requirements before beginning the program.
Within this curriculum, students have the option of choosing a concentration in:
Area 1: Core Component
- Educational Management
- Technology in Education
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Information Systems for Decision-Making
Adult Learning Theory
18.0 Credit Hours
Area 2: Major Component
Contemporary Issues in Education
Designing Mandated and Discretionary Curricula
Education and the Law
Directed Research Project
22.5 Credit Hours
Area 3: Concentration
Grants Management and Proposal Writing
Educational Administration and Leadership
13.5 Credit Hours
54.0 Minimum Total Hours Required