Transform Your Classroom with Innovative Techniques
Increase your career opportunities with advanced skills in emerging K-12 fields of study through a fully-online Master of Education degree from the University of San Diego. USD’s unique program couples a nationally ranked school Ranked No. 10 by BestColleges in its 2022 ranking of top online master of education programswith the convenience of enriched online learning – preparing you to advance your career and gain the skills you need to thrive in today’s evolving K-12 classroom. Designed for working K-12 educators, USD’s innovative Master of Education program allows you to earn your degree in just 20 months, without taking time away from your classroom.
The program requires two years of in-classroom teaching experience. However, please contact an enrollment advisor by completing the form on this page or calling (888) 832-0239 if you are interested but do not meet this or other admission requirements. The application review process always includes a holistic look at an applicant’s experience and background, so lack of professional experience is not necessarily indicative of your potential success in our program.
Explore Critical K-12 Trends with One of These 6 Specializations:
Our 30-unit curriculum places an emphasis on 21st century skills, equity and social justice, classroom inquiry, and a professional response to the Common Core Standards. In addition to our core classes, you’ll choose one of these specializations for in-depth study:
- School Leadership
- Literacy and Digital Learning
- STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)
- Inclusive Learning: Special Education and Universal Design
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Technology and Innovation
Ignite Your Career
““This kind of program prepared me not just with the classroom tools but also the planning and the curriculum tools to plan out better lessons, to make more engaging, authentic assignments…to be a better teacher.””
Preston Peeden, USD M.Ed. Online Graduate Student