Master of Education
The Master of Education, delivered 100% online, allows students who already hold a Level A teaching license to gain Level M licensure while providing an individualized approach to enhance professional skills and career opportunities in specific content areas. Graduates will emerge from the Master of Education program as Transformative Educational Leaders with a knowledge base appropriate for National Board Certification application.
Scholarships worth up to $5000 total over the course of the program are available for qualifying students. These scholarships will be applied on a per credit basis as a qualifying student advances through the program.
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
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:
- Early Childhood Education (B-K)
- Special Education (General Curriculum)
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.
- Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
- 3.0 GPA or eligibility determined by the Division of Education
- Level A Teaching License or eligibility determined by the Division of Education
- Three letters of recommendation from an individual who can attest to the candidate’s academic ability and or professional aptitude. Physical signature required.
- Writing Requirement
- Letter format using 12 point font (e.g. Times New Roman).
- Double spaced text and addressed to the Division of Education.
- Essay length: 2-3 pages
- The letter of application must include your philosophy of education and a description of your career goals and interests in pursuing graduate study.
- GRE or GMAT are not required