Master of Education

The Master of Education, delivered 100% online, allows students who already hold a baccalaureate license to gain master licensure while providing an individualized approach to enhance teachers’ skills and career opportunities in specific content areas. Graduates will emerge from the program as Transformative Teacher Leaders with a knowledge base appropriate for National Board Certification application.

Key Program Features

Receive additional learning opportunities. Students who received National Board Certification will receive credit for their work. Students who do not have their National Board endorsement and would like to do so will be provided the opportunity to prepare for certification.

Work within a professional learning community enabling students to interact with UMO faculty and professionals from within their community

Integrate theory into practice

Program Details

The Master of Education at UMO provides each student with an individualized program to accommodate specific needs and interests. Upon completion, graduates are recommended for graduate-level licensure in one of three content areas:

  • Birth – Kindergarten
  • Elementary
  • Special Education (general)

The University of Mount Olive has been approved to offer the MEd program by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to the North Carolina Board of Education.

More Information

  • EDU 580 Management, Ethics, and Law
  • EDU 587 Diversity and School Culture
  • EDU 585 Theory and Methods of Teaching/Learning
  • EDU 586 Transformative Educational Leadership
  • EDU 601  Educational Research
  • EDU 620 Advanced Literacy Development
  • Practicum Courses Based on Content Area: Birth – Kindergarten, Elementary, Special Education (general)
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Instructional Coach
  • Educational Consultant
  • Central Office Administrator
  • Community College Professor