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 / 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:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester 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:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

  • 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:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    57
  • 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:

    Not applicable

  • 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:

    Not applicable

  • 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:

    Not applicable

  • 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:

    Not applicable

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

PhD - Postsecondary 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:

    Not applicable

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

MA in Education / Higher Education

If you aspire to teach in a college or university, choose the Higher Education specialization as part of your online Master of Arts in Education degree from Ashford University. In this specializat...

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Education / Career & Technical Education

The University of New England is an innovative and established leader in the online learning community. All of our online courses offer a multi-dimensional distance learning experience using a stu...

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

    Not applicable

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

Post-Master’s Certificate in Career & Technical Education

The University of New England is an innovative and established leader in the online learning community. All of our online courses offer a multi-dimensional distance learning experience using a stu...

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Doctor of Education / Learning Analytics in Higher Education

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    20
  • Credit Type:
    Per Course

Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Learning Analytics in Higher Education

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    11
  • Credit Type:
    Per Course

Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Leadership in Higher Education

...

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

    Not applicable

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    11
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Education Specialist in Learning Analytics in Higher Education

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Course

Master of Science in Higher Education Administration

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

    Not applicable

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

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

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

    Not applicable

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

Student Affairs and Higher Education M.S.

Indiana State University offers a Master of Science in Student Affairs and Higher Education degree to students who wish to earn this degree in a completely online format. The curriculum requires s...

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    39
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

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:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:

Master of Arts in Counseling / Student Development Counseling & Administration

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

    Wesleyan

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Higher Education Assessment Specialist Graduate Certificate

The Higher Education Assessment Specialist Graduate Certificate program provides training, workshops, and presentations for those that need to meet accreditation and assessment practice requiremen...

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

    Not applicable

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

Community College Leadership

Kent State University offers an online certificate program in the advanced studies of Leadership in Community College settings.  The program is designed to build on the already learned founda...

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Arts in Education / Higher Education Administration

...

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Arts in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education

Michigan State University offers a Master of Arts degree in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE MA). This online program promises students a strong foundation in postsecondary education in ar...

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

    Not applicable

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

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