Earn your M.A. in Educational Innovations in 21 months, fully online.

Program Curriculum


The online M.A. in Educational Innovations is a 30-credit hour program designed to be completed in 21 months. The program curriculum features three specialization tracks: Higher Education, Educational Technology or Leadership. Students take 5 core courses and 5 courses in their chosen concentration.

Courses are a blend of live online sessions and asynchronous coursework, providing flexibility to students while still allowing them to get to know their classmates and grow their professional networks. All courses are taught by St. Edward’s University’s world class faculty who are committed to your success.

Higher Education Concentration


The Higher Education concentration utilizes the latest educational technology tools to focus on student engagement, development and success. This concentration also explores the relationship between diversity and inclusion, mental health, impacts of pervasive media and technology, multicultural competence, and communication in a variety of educative contexts.

Course type

Course Name

Credits

Core

21st Century Education: Theory & Practice

3

Core

21st Century Education: Services & Application

3

Core

Discerning the Past to Lead the Future of Higher Education

3

Core

Apprenticeship in 21st Century Education

3

Core

Advocacy, Support and Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

3

Higher Education

Cross-Cultural Communication OR Counseling Diverse Populations

3

Higher Education

Leading Strategically in Higher Education

3

Higher Education

Human Growth and Development

3

Higher Education

Career Development and Planning

3

Higher Education

Data Analytics for Leaders OR Qualitative Methods OR Empirical Methods

3

Educational Technology Concentration


In the Educational Technology concentration, learners will explore digital learning environments in a variety of 21st century educative contexts. Students will also develop digital curriculum and will utilize emerging technologies to discern, use and apply course content to those learning environments.

Course type

Course Name

Credits

Core

21st Century Education: Theory & Practice

3

Core

21st Century Education: Services & Application

3

Core

Discerning the Past to Lead the Future of Higher Education

3

Core

Apprenticeship in 21st Century Education

3

Core

Advocacy, Support and Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

3

Educational Technology

Cross-Cultural Communication

3

Educational Technology

Critical Evaluation of Research

3

Educational Technology

Introduction to Digital Learning Environments

3

Educational Technology

21st Century Curriculum Development

3

Educational Technology

Emerging Technologies

3

Leadership Concentration


In the Leadership concentration, learners will explore the administrative and institutional perspectives of social justice and socially conscious leadership (theory & practice). They will also use data analytics and assessment tools to examine the transformed 21st-century learning contexts, from primary education to secondary and beyond.

Course type

Type

Course Name

Credits

Core

21st Century Education: Theory & Practice

3

Core

21st Century Education: Services & Application

3

Core

Discerning the Past to Lead the Future of Higher Education

3

Core

Apprenticeship in 21st Century Education

3

Core

Advocacy, Support and Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

3

Leadership

Cross-Cultural Communication OR Counseling Diverse Populations

3

Leadership

Critical Evaluation of Research

3

Leadership

Leadership Theory and Practice

3

Leadership

Socially Conscious Leadership OR Principles and Practices of Organizational Change

3

Leadership

Assessing Organizational Data

3

Admission Requirements


Applicants for the M.A. in Educational Innovations program must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or appropriate international equivalent).

The GMAT, GRE and/or other standardized admissions tests are not required. However, foreign applicants may be required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to demonstrate English language proficiency needed to successfully complete the program.

Supplementary materials for the application include your current resume, personal statement expressing your interest and goals for the program and transcripts from all institutions previously attended.

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