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Master of Arts in Education

Program Details

Acquire fresh knowledge to enhance student achievement in your classroom with SAU Online’s Master of Arts in Education program. It’s an engaging and supportive experience that empowers you to strengthen the hearts, spirits and minds of the children you serve.

  • 100% online for busy educators
  • Graduate in as few as 24 months
  • Get started quickly with no GRE/GMAT required
  • Affordable online Master’s in Education (financial aid available for qualifying students)

Program competencies:

  • Implementation strategies that address diversity issues
  • How to develop strategies to combat dropout
  • Skills to analyze the dynamics of teacher-student-family interactions
  • Various methods of assessment and how to apply them
  • How to use technology in the classroom
  • The most current educational research

The Master of Arts in Education program is designed for those who wish to obtain a master’s degree, meet recertification requirements, or broaden or refresh their knowledge in areas of professional education.*

*Students may also complete this program as an 18-hour planned program for the Michigan Professional Certificate.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for at least the last two years of the bachelor’s degree
  • Official transcript from the institution granting the bachelor’s degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Copy of valid driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID
  • Teacher certification information
  • Misdemeanor/felony conviction disclosure

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)