Master's Degrees

Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies

Teaching & Teacher Education M.A.

The Teaching & Teacher Education M.A. program is designed for experienced classroom teachers and other educators who wish to further their professional development or pursue new educational careers. The program leads to positions in schools and informal education institutions or serves as preparation for doctoral programs. The degree requires students to focus graduate coursework in one of two specializations:

Prepare for a new position in education through an advanced study of teaching and learning
Learn about and focus on a particular subject area of your choice
Study the concepts, methodologies, and findings of recent research on teaching and schooling practices

Sample Courses

Courses of the program are delivered in-person. Core coursework of the teaching and teacher education program includes courses like TLS 570 (Introduction to Educational Research) and TLS 539 (Recent Research on Teaching and Schooling). In addition to 9 credits of core coursework, students must complete coursework in their selected area of specialization (education or subject matter).


The majority of the graduates of this program are teachers in schools and informal education institutions. Other graduates continue their education and go on to doctoral programs.

Contact Us

For inquiries about the program, please contact Program Coordinator Andrea Lauritzen.