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Master of Arts in Education

Program Details

Michigan State University offers a Master of Arts in Education degree. The purpose of this program is to prepare students in theories, practices, and other areas within education. Most students have already been teaching in P-12 contexts. Concentrations include: Literacy Education, P-12 School and Postsecondary Leadership, Science and Mathematics Education, Special Education, Sport Coaching and Leadership, or Technology and Learning.


  • Submit a personal statement regarding their academic and professional goals
  • Submit scores from a GRE general exam taken within the last five years
    • The GRE exam is waived for candidates with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher from an accredited and recognized college or university, and for applicants with a completed graduate degree
  • Specify their interest in at least one area of concentration and address their personal and professional strengths that support their ability to engage in on-line learning

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


At present, MSU is not authorized to offer online programs/distance education to any residents of Arkansas or Maryland.