The Adult and Community Education Leadership Master’s Degree is a fully online degree program with a focus on sustainability. The program is designed to provide learning, training and practical experience that fosters personal development, community development and action for change in our human and natural worlds. Students will learn skills that leaders need to work in fields such as education, non-profit agencies, corporations, and community government.
The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction is a 36-credit online degree program that explores issues of curriculum, instruction, and assessment that affect educators at every level of schooling and within educational organizations. The multicultural specialization is designed to offer students a theoretical and conceptual grounding in the historical, philosophical and sociopolitical underpinnings of education for diverse populations in the U.S.A.
The TESOL specialization prepares English-speaking certified teachers for positions as elementary, middle, or high school ESOL teachers as well as certified teachers who are bilingual for positions as elementary, middle, or high school bilingual/dual language education teachers. This degree is highly recommended for those who want a balance of subject matter knowledge and pedagogical knowledge that will help them teach at any level of education.
Incorporate current technologies into instruction. Our fully online master’s degree in Instructional Technology allows you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to apply modern technology in both educational and training settings. Through our program, you will gain applied skills in instructional design, distance learning, and instructional technology to engage learners and create web based and multimedia instructional content.
The Office of Appreciative Education at Florida Atlantic University offers professionals with one or more years of full-time work experience in an educational setting the opportunity to apply to become a Certified Appreciative Adviser. Benefits of becoming a Certified Appreciative Adviser include: advancing one’s professional qualification, increasing one’s skills and knowledge, raising one’s professional stature and expectations, and providing one’s students with the best possible advising experience.
The Teacher Leadership Certificate (TLC) is a 15-credit professional development program designed to provide the essential tools teachers need to become highly effective leaders of grade and school level teams. This innovative program fosters leadership development through an interactive set of experiences that include sound theoretical and "best practice" knowledge, problem-based coursework, and field-based experiences.
The Master of Science (MS) in Health Promotion is designed to develop the skills and competencies to effectively assess, design, implement, and evaluate health promotion programs in a variety of settings. The core of the program is based around coursework to develop skills required as an entry level health educator, as delineated on the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) license (http://www.nchec.org/overview ).
The 5 courses in this concentration area prepare graduates for professional roles as educators of gifted and talented students. Graduates also are eligible for a teaching endorsement in Gifted Education from the Florida Department of Education.
The Department of Exceptional Student Education (ESE) offers a Master of Education program with several areas of concentration from which students choose. The program prepares students to work with individuals with various disabilities; it is appropriate for individuals who wish to earn a master’s degree while expanding their knowledge of the field of special education.
The Higher Education Leadership Program is one of three program areas within the Department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology at FAU. We offer a Master of Education and a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Leadership. The Higher Education Leadership Master’s Degree (M.Ed.) program is designed for individuals aspiring to, or currently holding, leadership positions in institutions of higher education.