School of Education: Graduate Education

Masters of Arts Education Graduate Studies

Already a teacher?

If you are already certified, look primarily at our MAEd in Curriculum & Instruction to become a Teacher Leader in your school. This education master’s degree program is designed to advance your career and salary as a classroom teacher. Learn More!

Other Master’s programs offered by Avila’s School of Education include MAEd – Educational Leadership w/Principal Certification, MAEd – Special Reading w/Certification, MAEd – K-12 School Counselor w/Certification, EdS – Educational Leadership: Superintendent.

Want to be a teacher?

If your undergraduate degree did not lead to teaching certification, browse certification options within our Graduate Initial Teacher Certification program to become certified to teach in Missouri, with the option to add Kansas licensure easily. Once certification is earned, this program easily bridges into our MAEd in Curriculum & Instruction. Learn More!

*If you don’t have a bachelor’s degree yet, you’ll want to start with a BS or a BA in Education degree program.

Samantha Collins

“I would not be the teacher I am today without my experience at Avila.”

Samanatha Collins, MAEd, ’19 and 2020 Kansas Horizon Award winner

Graduate Programs

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  • Elementary Education (1-6)
  • K-12 Education
    • Physical Education
    • Special Education
  • Middle School Education (5-9)
    • Language Arts
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
  • Secondary Education (9-12)
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • English
    • Marketing
    • Social Studies
    • Speech & Theater

Why get your Master’s degree in Education?

A Master of Arts degree in Education (MAEd) comes with a number of important benefits. An MAEd makes you more appealing to employers. If you want to teach university classes, you’ll need your master’s degree. In addition, you’ll find your MAEd will:

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