Master of Science in Education / Self Designed
Walden University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Education is an online education degree with a Self-Designed specialization.  This program allows students to customize their own programs with courses that best prepare them to achieve their goals.  You can use this online education program as preparation to teach additional subject areas or as a means to gain new skills in such areas as technology or leadership.  Teachers are able to update their skills to keep pace with the changing needs of students and schools or can customize a program across multiple content areas to gain specific skill sets.  This flexible program also has an accelerated option that allows students to complete it in as little as 12 months. 

Students select an area of emphasis from these options:

  • Curriculum & Instruction K-12
  • Elementary Reading & Literacy PK-6
  • Integrating Technology in the Classroom K-12
  • Mathematics K-6
  • Mathematics 5-8
  • Science K-8
  • Special Education K-12 (non-licensure)
  • Teacher Leadership K-12

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

Idaho, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota