School of Education - Master of Arts

Master of Arts in Education Programs

Being an education professional is more than a career choice. It’s a calling to serve children, families and communities – and we can help you answer that calling. All for the common good. Whether you're a new teacher or an experienced educator, gaining a master's degree in the field of education can help to further both your career and your impact in the classroom. We offer licensure and M.A. degrees in 19 content areas spanning both general education and special education.

Explore our programs below:

The M.A. in Educational Studies is an advanced degree for licensed teachers who want to advance their curricular and content knowledge.



Each of our licensure areas can be supplemented by 2-3 courses in order to obtain a Master of Arts in Education.  See areas below for program details:



Reduced Tuition Beginning Spring 2019!

At the School of Education, we understand that access and affordability is important to you in growing your career, and it is important to us. Beginning January 2019, coursework for the Education Specialist degree will carry a $660 per credit charge.

We are excited that this change will make St. Thomas a top choice for teachers looking for new leadership opportunities. Our programs prepare future leaders with evidence-based practices, social justice pedagogy and intercultural development to ensure they are ready for the challenges of of today's diverse learner needs.