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MS in Education (MSEd)

Whether you are a veteran teacher or new to the field, Walden’s MS in Education program can help you become a more effective teacher and improve student outcomes. After completing a core curriculum that focuses on teacher professionalism, diversity, and collaborative learning, you may choose from more than a dozen degree specializations that can help you focus your studies on an area that interests you. Grounded in current theory, the MS in Education gives you strategies that you can apply immediately in your classroom.

Receive a 10% tuition reduction if you reside outside the US and start this program today. Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

Enrollment process

  1. Complete the Request Information form

  2. An enrollment advisor will contact you to answer your questions.

  3. Choose the program that’s right for you, then apply.

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What Our Students Say:

“One of the things I gained coming out of my master’s program with Walden was confidence in myself as an educator. Being able to work with the Walden program made me more aware of who I am as a teacher, and how I interact with my students.”

Melyssa Ferro

Walden Graduate and 2016 Idaho Teacher of the Year
testimonial Melyssa Ferro

Learning Outcomes

In this program, you will be prepared to:

  • Enhance the effectiveness of schools by developing curriculum and policies that take into consideration the community, families and other key stakeholders
  • Recognize the diverse needs, interests, skills and backgrounds of students in order to maximize their ability to learn.
  • Develop an understanding of how various academic subjects are organized and how they apply to everyday life.

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University, a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)–accredited institution, is dedicated to enhancing educator effectiveness.

Why a Walden MS in Education?

Exceptional Student Services - Benefit from our 24/7 support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.
Virtual Field Experience - Observe best practices in a variety of classroom and school settings.
Global Network  - Walden is the choice for more than 100 State Teachers of the Year as well as more than 40,000 MSEd graduates.
Relevant Curriculum - Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices as well as real-life applications and observations.
National Experts  - Access national education experts through streaming media.
ePortfolio - Stay organized with your personal online portfolio.


Hear from student and Scholar of Change Award Winner, Sania Green-Reynolds

Hear from student and Scholar of Change Award Winner, Sania Green-Reynolds

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