English education: Online master’s degree
Master of education in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in English education (M Ed)
- Program type: Master’s degree
- Academic home: College of Education | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
- Delivery mode: 100 percent online
- Credit hours: 30
- Estimated program cost: $13,590.90*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Get the degree you deserve
The online master’s degree in English education from MU can help you advance your teaching career with additional background in teaching reading and writing, literature and media literacy. If you want to expand your teaching skills and develop an expertise in lesson planning, curriculum creation, and engaging an increasingly diverse student population, this may be the degree for you.
Program structure and topics
Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.
Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester and finish in two years.
Course work covers
- Foundations of English education
- Media literacy
- Teaching language
- Teaching literature
- Teaching writing in middle and secondary schools
Note This program is not appropriate for you if you are seeking course work toward TESOL, EFL or ELL certification. However, if you already have teaching certification in the state of Missouri, the department does offer a 21-hour Missouri K-12 ESOL certification preparation program.
MPER Early Career Scholars Program
MPER Early Career
If you are a first-, second- or third-year teacher, and teach in an MPER partner school district, you might qualify for a 50 percent tuition sponsorship from the College of Education.
This program is administered by the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum .