MS in Education - Self-Designed
As an educator, you want to improve the academic outcomes—and ultimately, the lives—of your students. Our education master’s programs fuel that passion, giving working or aspiring teachers the tools to think bigger and achieve more. Draw on class teachings and our active community to solve the challenges facing your school and district. An online master’s degree in education from Walden can empower you to be more effective in your practice while paving new paths in your professional journey.
Qualified instructors will be in demand to teach the growing number of college students. In this specialization, learn the major steps in the teaching and learning process: planning, developing, and facilitating learning experiences and assessing outcomes. Explore the special opportunities and challenges of online learning environments.
In the Adult Learning specialization, you will explore emerging theories, research, and best practices that can be applied to create effective education experiences for this unique population of learners.
In today’s increasingly competitive marketplace, higher education institutions must utilize the most sophisticated techniques to attract and retain students. In this specialization, you can learn to develop strategies—using all types of communication tools—that attract students and promote your institution.
Colleges and universities must prepare to take advantage of opportunities for global collaborations and alliances. In this specialization, broaden your understanding of global trends and issues in higher education. Discover strategies for serving international students and approaches to program planning and management.
Higher education institutions are becoming increasingly accountable for providing students with skills that prepare them for the future. In this specialization, you can gain the tools you need to develop and measure programs that support student success.
Distance learning is a fast-growing segment of higher education. You can take advantage of Walden’s experience in this field as you deepen your understanding of distance-learning technology.
Become a powerful force in helping your organization thrive. This specialization focuses on managing and delivering training programs and on improving workplace performance through quality instruction.
Although distance learning is not a new concept, using the Internet for delivering course content is growing. Higher education institutions, K–12 schools and corporate training all are discovering the value of online learning. With the Online Learning specialization, you will learn from a pioneer and experienced leader in online content development and instructional delivery.
Walden’s MS in Early Childhood Studies program with a specialization in Early Childhood Administration, Management, and Leadership can prepare you to lead a program or open your own center.
Shifting demographics in U.S. public schools call for a teacher workforce that better reflects student diversity, so that all children might have the chance to reach their potential. Read on to learn more about the positive impact representation has on student success.