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Program Details

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 student-centered approach, specifically designed to accommodate different learning styles and the schedules of working professionals.UNE Online’s 30-credit Master of Science in Education degree can be completed in just under two years, and requires no GRE or campus visits. The Master of Science in Education program provides students with the flexibility to customize their course plan with the option to select from one of five focus areas with recommended course tracks. 

The five focus areas offered are:

  • Career & Technical Education,
  • Curriculum & Instruction Strategies,
  • Literacy (K-12),
  • Educational Leadership,
  • Inclusion Education.

This Master’s degree is designed to help students advance their teaching abilities and covers a range of educational and leadership topics. Students will learn skills that they can immediately apply in the classroom and gain the tools necessary to make a difference in their community as well as in their career.Additionally, UNE Online’s Graduate Education Programs claimed a spot in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings for Best Online Graduate Education Programs. UNE is one of only 25 private universities appearing in the top 100, and is one of just two Maine institutions included in the ranking.The University of New England is regionally accredited by the New England Association of schools and colleges (NEASC). Accreditation by the Association indicates that the institution has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators.


A bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or its equivalent. a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA. Employed in an educational setting or ability to access an environment in which you can apply course concepts and strategies. Professional resume or CV. Professional goal statement.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

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