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Tailored to classroom teachers, this master’s program supports teachers in improving practice, fulfilling roles for educational improvement in schools and districts, understanding complex educational issues, and pursuing advanced scholarship.

MA in Teacher Education

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Curriculum Core (12 credits)


Research Courses (6 credits)

  • TED 694
  • TED 695

Electives (9 credits)

  • Student chooses three
    electives within or outside
    the department

Thesis (6 credits)

Detailed Course List


Program Overview

The BYU Masters in Teacher Education is a research-based program that will help you meet your potential as an educator through:

  • Educational opportunities and mentoring to support your development and expertise in teaching and learning
  • An introduction to educational research with exploration of literature to understand and critically think about complex educational issues
  • Cultivation of a deep understanding of educational processes, practices, and issues that connect to advocacy, equity, and a development of content expertise
  • Working toward becoming producers of knowledge through the research process

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  • 3.0 total GPA
  • Accredited bachelors degree in area of early childhood, elementary or secondary education, or related field
  • 1 year of teaching practice, (preferred)
  • The MA in Teacher Education Program admits applicants only every two years. Application deadlines are Feb 1 on even years with classes starting the following June.

Application Form

Application Details

Graduation Requirements

  • 33 credit hours (minimum)
  • Thesis required
  • Final Oral Examination
  • College and Graduate Studies ETD Approval
Thesis/Graduation Deadlines