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Master of Education in Teaching

Program Details

Saint Ambrose University is offering a degree program that is completed entirely online.  Inpiduals in the program are taught research and theoretical-based knowledge that is needed for becoming licensed in teaching. To better prepare students for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards assessment, Saint Ambrose University bases their curriculum coursework about what will be needed. The Master of Education in Teaching is designed for working professionals who need to maintain employment or other commitments. This accelerated degree program can be completed in two years, granted students follow the format of eight-week courses, meeting once a week. Courses are taught online to provide Saint Ambrose students with a convenient way for working adults to earn a degree. 

For students to earn their Master of Education, they must meet the grade criteria of a “B” average in the degree program. Students may offset one “C” grade with an “A” in another course.  Inpiduals earning a degree in teaching will learn to understand the purpose of assessments so they will be able to properly assess their students. At the end of the degree program, inpiduals will be required to complete a capstone project, consisting of the completion of a portfolio. Key qualities teacher should obtain include being committed to helping students learn, think systematically, manage and monitor student learning, and can learn from experience.


Must possess a valid teaching license.

Minimum 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale, during last two (junior and senior) years of undergraduate studies.

Accreditation & Licensing

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