Online Master of Science in Education Programs

Expand your impact and meet the needs of the educational community with an online Master of Science in Education program. You will build the in-demand skills needed to adapt to the dynamically changing educational environment. Several of our concentrations can even prepare you to obtain higher-level education licensure.

Why earn your M.S.Ed. online at YSU?

  • Experienced & Supportive Faculty – Our faculty members are current practitioners with years of experience in multiple facets of education. They provide relevant knowledge and personalized attention.
  • Balance Work & Study – Our flexible online format allows you to complete your program while working full-time.
  • Quality & Affordable – Experience top-quality education for a low cost with our pay-by-the-course tuition.
  • Immediate Application – Coursework is designed for educators to apply new learning right away.

Which online program is right for you?

GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Education – Educational Administration

12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,450 Total Tuition

The YSU online M.S.Ed. Educational Administration helps you build the advanced expertise you need to be an effective leader in school systems and beyond. Prepare to elevate your impact on educational environments and qualify for administrative specialist roles, including department chair, professional development consultant, and instructional coordinator.

Led by experienced faculty who are committed to academic excellence, the rigorous curriculum is designed to strengthen your abilities in teacher leadership, community relations, educational policy, school finance, and more.

This 100 percent online master’s in education administration is CAEP accredited and is aligned with the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) standards. If you are pursuing principal licensure in the state of Ohio, YSU also offers the M.S.Ed. Educational Administration with Principal Licensure.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Education – Teacher Education – Curriculum and Instruction – Teacher Leader

12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,450 Total Tuition

Designed for working professionals, these 100 percent online master’s curriculum and instruction programs can be earned quickly and affordably. The programs focus your expertise on developing curriculum and enhance your expertise in one of our high-demand focus areas.

Whether your passion is writing, math, STEM subjects, digital technology, or helping teachers improve their instructional practice, you can advance your teaching practices as you learn from expert faculty who specialize in these subjects. Deepen your knowledge, help improve student success and open new opportunities in your teaching career by earning an M.S.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction in as few as 12 months.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Education – Teacher Education – Curriculum and Instruction – Literacy

12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,450 Total Tuition

This 100 percent online program is designed for teachers who want to develop and enhance their expertise in the teaching of literacy.

Focus on understanding and applying major theories, current research, and practical classroom strategies to support the development of your students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing abilities. Learn from our expert faculty who specialize in reading and gain the knowledge and resources you need to create an environment that fosters interest and growth in all aspects of literacy.

The courses in this program also meet the requirements for the reading endorsement for Ohio teachers.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Education – Special Education – Autism and Related Disabilities

12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,450 Total Tuition

This 100 percent online program is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to become an advocate and decision maker for students affected by autism and related disabilities.

Study current trends in special education and explore the legal issues and federal requirements involved in educating students with disabilities. You will also learn how to collaborate effectively with parents and fellow educators to prepare exceptional students for transition to adulthood including employment, community and daily life.

This M.S.Ed. program also meets the standards of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). No teaching license is required to enter this program. For those seeking a teaching license, this program neither prepares the student for nor fulfills the requirements necessary to receive a teaching license.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Education – Educational Administration with Principal Licensure

12 months Duration
36 Credit Hours
$14,940 Total Tuition

Our online M.S.Ed. Educational Administration with Principal Licensure is designed to give you the legal, financial, data, and personnel management knowledge you need to meet the daily challenges of school building administrators as well as the instructional leadership skills required to improve student outcomes.

Gain an in-depth look into current issues affecting education and discover ways to improve collaboration with students, parents, colleagues, and the community to ensure the best learning environment for all. With interactive coursework and a strong clinical emphasis, you can begin to apply what you learn immediately in your education setting.

This CAEP-accredited M.S.Ed. online program is on top of the newest demands facing leaders such as trauma, poverty, opioid crisis, ethical behavior, etc. and meets the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) standards. As a graduate, you will be fully prepared for Ohio principal licensure.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Education – Teacher Education – Curriculum and Instruction – Digital Teaching and Learning

12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,450 Total Tuition

Develop your knowledge of digitally enhanced instruction modalities and learn how to apply emerging technologies to classroom instruction with this unique degree. This 100 percent online program is designed to introduce students to the paradigm of digital teaching and learning and provide the framework and foundation for ongoing changes in 21st century approaches to education.

In unique courses such as coding and gaming for educators, learn how to design apps from start to finish and develop digital games to support student learning. Gain cutting edge digital skills and tools that you can implement right away and prepare for exciting new career opportunities.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Education – Special Education – Intervention Specialist Mild - Moderate Disabilities

12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$12,450 Total Tuition

Gain the specialized knowledge and skills you need to teach children in grades K-12 with mild to moderate special educational needs in this 100 percent online program.

Study the characteristics and behaviors of exceptional individuals, including those with learning, developmental, and emotional disabilities, and learn the best strategies to improve their transition from school to adult life.

This M.S.Ed. program also meets the standards of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). No teaching license is required to enter this program. For those seeking a teaching license, this program neither prepares the student for nor fulfills the requirements necessary to receive a teaching license.

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The educator preparation programs at Youngstown State University meet rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). For more information, contact CAEP by mail at 1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036 or by phone at 202-223-0077.

Master of Science in Education – Teacher Education – Curriculum and Instruction – Mathematics

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Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/13/24

Master of Science in Education – Teacher Education – Curriculum and Instruction – Science Technology Engineering Mathematics

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Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/13/24

Master of Science in Education – Educational Administration

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/13/24

The YSU online M.S.Ed. Educational Administration helps you build the advanced expertise you need to be an effective leader in school systems and beyond. Prepare to elevate your impact on educational environments and qualify for administrative specialist roles, including department chair, professional development consultant, and instructional coordinator.

Led by experienced faculty who are committed to academic excellence, the rigorous curriculum is designed to strengthen your abilities in teacher leadership, community relations, educational policy, school finance, and more.

This 100 percent online master’s in education administration is CAEP accredited and is aligned with the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) standards. If you are pursuing principal licensure in the state of Ohio, YSU also offers the M.S.Ed. Educational Administration with Principal Licensure.

Master of Science in Education – Teacher Education – Curriculum and Instruction – Teacher Leader

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/13/24

Designed for working professionals, these 100 percent online master’s curriculum and instruction programs can be earned quickly and affordably. The programs focus your expertise on developing curriculum and enhance your expertise in one of our high-demand focus areas.

Whether your passion is writing, math, STEM subjects, digital technology, or helping teachers improve their instructional practice, you can advance your teaching practices as you learn from expert faculty who specialize in these subjects. Deepen your knowledge, help improve student success and open new opportunities in your teaching career by earning an M.S.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction in as few as 12 months.

Master of Science in Education – Teacher Education – Curriculum and Instruction – Literacy

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/13/24

This 100 percent online program is designed for teachers who want to develop and enhance their expertise in the teaching of literacy.

Focus on understanding and applying major theories, current research, and practical classroom strategies to support the development of your students' speaking, listening, reading, and writing abilities. Learn from our expert faculty who specialize in reading and gain the knowledge and resources you need to create an environment that fosters interest and growth in all aspects of literacy.

The courses in this program also meet the requirements for the reading endorsement for Ohio teachers.

Master of Science in Education – Special Education – Autism and Related Disabilities

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/13/24

This 100 percent online program is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to become an advocate and decision maker for students affected by autism and related disabilities.

Study current trends in special education and explore the legal issues and federal requirements involved in educating students with disabilities. You will also learn how to collaborate effectively with parents and fellow educators to prepare exceptional students for transition to adulthood including employment, community and daily life.

This M.S.Ed. program also meets the standards of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). No teaching license is required to enter this program. For those seeking a teaching license, this program neither prepares the student for nor fulfills the requirements necessary to receive a teaching license.

Master of Science in Education – Educational Administration with Principal Licensure

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/13/24

Our online M.S.Ed. Educational Administration with Principal Licensure is designed to give you the legal, financial, data, and personnel management knowledge you need to meet the daily challenges of school building administrators as well as the instructional leadership skills required to improve student outcomes.

Gain an in-depth look into current issues affecting education and discover ways to improve collaboration with students, parents, colleagues, and the community to ensure the best learning environment for all. With interactive coursework and a strong clinical emphasis, you can begin to apply what you learn immediately in your education setting.

This CAEP-accredited M.S.Ed. online program is on top of the newest demands facing leaders such as trauma, poverty, opioid crisis, ethical behavior, etc. and meets the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) standards. As a graduate, you will be fully prepared for Ohio principal licensure.

Master of Science in Education – Teacher Education – Curriculum and Instruction – Digital Teaching and Learning

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/13/24

Develop your knowledge of digitally enhanced instruction modalities and learn how to apply emerging technologies to classroom instruction with this unique degree. This 100 percent online program is designed to introduce students to the paradigm of digital teaching and learning and provide the framework and foundation for ongoing changes in 21st century approaches to education.

In unique courses such as coding and gaming for educators, learn how to design apps from start to finish and develop digital games to support student learning. Gain cutting edge digital skills and tools that you can implement right away and prepare for exciting new career opportunities.

Master of Science in Education – Special Education – Intervention Specialist Mild - Moderate Disabilities

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/13/24

Gain the specialized knowledge and skills you need to teach children in grades K-12 with mild to moderate special educational needs in this 100 percent online program.

Study the characteristics and behaviors of exceptional individuals, including those with learning, developmental, and emotional disabilities, and learn the best strategies to improve their transition from school to adult life.

This M.S.Ed. program also meets the standards of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). No teaching license is required to enter this program. For those seeking a teaching license, this program neither prepares the student for nor fulfills the requirements necessary to receive a teaching license.

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