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Designed to accommodate working professionals, this master's program prepares teacher leaders by helping them gain skills in effective analysis, problem solving, and communication.

MA in Teacher Education

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Curriculum Core (12 credits)


Research Courses (9 credits)


Thesis (6 credits)

Detailed Course List


Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Teacher Education is a 2-year program tailored to the working professional. Coursework is summer intensive, and courses offered during the school year are scheduled in late afternoons and evenings. Courses are theory and practice based. Coursework is completed on the Brigham Young University (BYU) campus.

This program prepares teachers to improve their practice as teachers, become teacher leaders in schools, districts, and other educational settings, and pursue doctoral studies or other advanced scholarship. The courses enhance candidates’ abilities to work with both children and teachers and to promote democracy in schools, also preparing candidates to conduct original research in educational settings.

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How to Apply

  • 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 during even-numbered years. The deadline for the program beginning summer term of 2022 is February 1, 2022.

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Application Details

Graduation Requirements

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