Master of Arts in Education

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Master of Arts in Education

Alverno has long been a leader in education, and is recognized nationally and internationally for the faculty's work with ability-based education and performance-based assessment. The Master of Arts degree carries on the college's tradition in the liberal arts, with its particular focus on integrative, experiential and reflective approaches to learning.

Alverno's Master of Arts, focusing on teaching, learning and assessment, is designed for teachers in K-12 schools and in technical and community colleges, and for persons working in the areas of instructional design, training, and human-resource or organizational development in business, government and not-for-profit agencies.

The curriculum consists of a common set of core courses and courses specific to each of twelve specializations.

For adult education professionals, who work as trainers, instructional designers, organizational developers, performance coaches, teachers in community colleges, etc.:

For K-12 teachers who want to expand their expertise and/or move into new licensure areas:

For persons with bachelor’s degrees who want to become licensed teachers:

* Teachers who have the appropriate bachelor's or master's degree and have an initial teaching license may complete coursework for an additional license in this area, as part of the Master of Arts degree program or within a separate graduate-level licensure only program.

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