Master of Education / Teaching
American Public University System

Program Details

The Master of Education in Teaching is designed for currently licensed classroom teachers seeking a graduate degree in teaching. The online program links academic theory with best practices for effective teaching in the classroom. You will examine the significance of various educational historical developments, philosophies, pedagogical approaches, research methodologies, and educational theories and paradigms. In addition to the core requirements imparting classroom management skills, student assessment techniques, planning, and more, this graduate program offers unique concentrations for further focus.

The following concentrations are available for this program:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Curriculum and Instruction for Elementary Teachers
  • Elementary Reading
  • English Language Learners
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Online Learning
  • Special Education
  • STEAM (STEM + the Arts)


  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Official bachelor’s or master’s transcript showing conferral of degree
  • School of Education non-certification questionnaire
  • Graduate writing sample
  • Signed statement of understanding (SOU) form
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission