If you are an educator, and want to further your career and create a chance for increasing your salary, then you may want to pursue a Masters Degree in Education to enhance your qualification and knowledge. In addition, our students have the opportunity to obtain the Vermont School Principal Endorsement through our program (an applicant must have a teaching license and a minimum of three years K-12 teaching), the Director of Curriculum or Director of Special Education Endorsement.

Over the past 10 years, the number of students receiving special education services has risen by 30 percent, according to the National Education Association; and currently, a shortage of special education teachers exists in 49 states, including Kansas, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

It will consider ‘policy’ issues and theories typically investigated in educational research (for example graduate employability and internationalization in HE, digital learning and public communication in general) and theories concerning ideology (e.g. any critical theory of student choice, e.g. postcolonial or feminist theories), to explore them via semiotic, multimodal critical discourse analysis lenses.

Early Childhood Education: MAT programs that focus on early childhood and childhood education are typically designed for teachers who want to work with students from ages 0 to 4, with some programs including certifications for kindergarten and first grade.

The only MS in Education Specialization offered by Walden that is state-approved as leading to any educational license or certification is the MS in Education, Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Licensure Program), which has been approved in Ohio for leading to Building Level Principal Licensure (grades PK-6, grades 4-9, and grades 5-12).