English education

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Overview

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.

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.

Quick facts

Official name

Master of education in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in English education

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Master's degree

Academic home

College of Education & Human Development | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council

Credit hours

30

Estimated cost

$14,595.00

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

This degree has potential benefits for

  • Middle school language arts teachers
  • Secondary school language arts teachers
  • Community college language arts teachers
  • Teachers of dual-enrollment high school/college English courses.
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Employment growth
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$66,000
median salary

Program structure

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 includes

  • Foundations of English education
  • Media literacy
  • Teaching language
  • Teaching literature
  • Teaching writing in middle and secondary schools

Delivery

100% online

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The College of Education and Human Development is a member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.

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MPER Early Career Scholars Program

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 and Human Development.

See how you can apply today.

Shannin Preshinger, English education M Ed ’19.
I feel like I got the highest quality education from a very prestigious university without having to leave my own town, state or my own house.
M Ed ’19

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum