List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students pursuing degrees in Education can specialize in several concentrations within the area of study. The field of Education is constantly in need of well trained and educated individuals to further teach an impressionable younger student body the core fundamentals in academics. Education degrees concentrations can be in elementary, secondary or post-secondary, special needs, technology or counseling and administrative roles.

A specific area of study in an Education degree program is in higher education or post-secondary education. Higher education is an education level that follows a completion of high school or any other type of secondary school setting. Higher education includes undergraduate and postgraduate educational pursuits, as well as vocational degrees and specialty training and certification programs. The common providers of higher education degrees are: Colleges, community colleges, universities, and institutes of technology. Graduates of a post-secondary educational degree program will use the learned curriculum to further teaching capabilities and earn administration or teaching positions within an institution providing higher education.

In developed countries, large portions of the population seek to obtain higher education degrees to enhance personal knowledge or to advance in career positions. Higher education is important to national economies, as a significant business entity in its own definition as well as a source of highly trained and educated workforce for the advancement of human capital for employers. A college educated work force increases the minimum standards, commands a significant wage premium and are less likely to become unemployed than less educated individuals.

Graduates of a Post-Secondary degree pursuit will demonstrate the core abilities in basic education requirements in teaching, research, applied course work (internships, residencies, externships, work/study programs) and social activities of universities. Student teachers will be able to obtain entry-level career opportunities, teaching and substitute-teaching in addition to using the degree as foundation for further educational aspirations at the Masters or Doctorate level of education.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership

Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership. This doctoral-level degree program is designed for teaching professionals who are ready to rise to the challenge...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Interdenominational

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

MS - Adult Education

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement. Expand your understanding of the unique needs of students of various backgrounds with Capella University&#...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

MS - Higher Education Leadership and Administration

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement. Capella University's online Master's in Higher Education Administration degree program prepares yo...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

EdD - Adult Education

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement. Capella University's online Doctor of Education (EDD) in Adult Education program prepares you to provi...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    64
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

PhD - Leadership for Higher Education

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement. Capella University's online PhD in Higher Education Leadership program prepares you to lead post-secon...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    20
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

PhD - Post-secondary and Adult Education

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement. Enhance your qualifications in adult education and college teaching, one of the fastest growing occupation...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    92
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Education in Career & Technical Education

This degree program is designed specifically for professional technical teachers or prospective candidates who seek a CTE teaching position at the high school or community college level.  Stu...

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Doctor of Education in Higher Education

This fully online Doctoral degree program prepares candidates for leadership and teaching roles across the post-secondary education sector. This three year accredited Ed.D. program consists of cou...

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    57
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

MA Education Higher Education

The Master of Arts in Education is designed to give students a foundation of knowledge in education in order to prepare them to be educational leaders. Students in the program are taught areas of ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration Today’s higher education market is as com...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Per semester credit

Master of Science in Higher Education

Prepares students with the tools and knowledge needed for career advancement in the field of higher education.  Students undergo rigorous preparation to lead complex administrative and manag...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    45
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Master of Education / Adult Education and Training

The Master of Education Degree at AIU can provide a solid foundation for an effective educational practice and an opportunity for career advancement for many levels of educational practitioners inclu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year and above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Education / Adult Learning & Workforce Education

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    10
  • Credit Type:

Master of Education / Leadership in Higher Education

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    10
  • Credit Type:

Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Leadership in Higher Education

...

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    20
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Education Specialist in Leadership in Higher Education

...

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    11
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Post-Master's Certificate in Leadership in Higher Education

...

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    6
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Master of Science in Higher Education Administration

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Master of Education in Career & Technical Education / Business & Marketing Education

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    33
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Education / Career & Technical Education

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Career & Technical Education

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Education in Education & Human Resource Studies / Adult Education & Training

Become a better adult educator in postsecondary, community, and corporate settings when you earn your master’s degree in adult education and training online from Colorado State University.<...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per term

Master of Education in Education & Human Resource Studies / Organizational Learning, Performance & Change

Discover the skills you need to become a strategic business partner within your organization or the companies with which you work with Colorado State University’s online organizational lear...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    33
  • Credit Type:
    Per term

Master of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education

Build a better college experience that makes a difference in the lives of students. Colorado State University's online student affairs in higher education (SAHE) master’s degree sets yo...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    45
  • Credit Type:
    Per term

Post-Secondary Facilitator

Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana offers an Undergraduate Certificate program in Post-Secondary Facilitator. The curriculum includes 15 credit hours and is composed of five courses....

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:

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