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Online Master of Science in Education Programs


Expand your impact in the education field when you complete your Master of Science in Education online program from Arkansas State University. Earning one of our CAEP-accredited master’s degrees will provide you with broad-based knowledge and nuanced expertise related to your education specialization. Designed for busy professionals like you, these online MSE programs feature 100% online coursework that can adapt to your schedule’s needs.

Why Choose an A-State Online MSE?

  • Stay within your budget with our low-cost, pay-as-you-go tuition
  • Graduate in as few as 12 months with our accelerated online format
  • Multiple start dates and no entrance exam requirements make it easy to apply today

Which Online Program is Right for You?

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Master of Science in Education in Reading

As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$10,200 Total Tuition

Foster a love and appreciation for reading in your students with the knowledge you gain from the Master of Science in Education in Reading online program. This TEACH Grant-eligible online program provides you with the skills and techniques to effectively teach reading and help all students reach their literacy potential.

Aligned to International Literacy Association (ILA) standards, the MSE in Reading online program will prepare you for the reading specialist certification exam. Upon completion of this program, you will have learned how to apply diagnostic assessments, interventions and methods to help struggling readers.

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Master of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education

As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$10,200 Total Tuition

Advance your knowledge of early childhood education and enhance your pedagogy skills in the Master of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education online program. Designed for practicing teachers, this MSE online program enriches your instruction in a way that promotes learning and growing in young children through their formative years.

This online program provides new perspectives in the developmental and educational needs of young children. As part of the curriculum, you will examine the latest research in effective teaching and apply best practices in early childhood settings.

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Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership

As few as 20 months Duration
33 Credit Hours
$11,220 Total Tuition

Advance into school leadership roles with the Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership online program. This master's program offers you an intense focus on areas of learning that include designing curriculum, implementing research-based instructional strategies, using assessments for learning and effectively motivating students in your classroom.

In this online MSE program, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to become a building-level school leader and administrator, build learning communities that support the success of all students and promote continuous organizational improvement, and integrate theory and practice through authentic, performance-based field activities. Choose an elective to specialize in elementary, middle or high school curriculum.

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Master of Science in Early Childhood Services

As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$10,200 Total Tuition

Gain the tools and insights you need to serve as an administrator or leader in an early childhood care facility with the Master of Science in Early Childhood Services online program. This M.S. program paves the way to advanced roles in child care settings, other than a public school, that provide services for young children and families. No teaching experience is required for admission into this program.

In this online program, you will learn the administrative responsibilities needed to manage a child care or preschool program, including program design, staff training, policy formation, fiscal management and executive decision-making.

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Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction

As few as 20 months Duration
33 Credit Hours
$11,220 Total Tuition

Expand your scope as an educator with the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction online program. Designed for practicing teachers, this degree program prepares you to obtain licensure in areas such as a Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education or Gifted and Talented.

In this program, you will focus on enhancing your leadership skills, evaluating and improving curriculum development processes, enriching instructional best practices and developing curriculum specialist tools.

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Master of Science in Education in Gifted, Talented and Creative

As few as 18 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$10,200 Total Tuition

Gain the skills you need to help students grow, develop and flourish as they reach their true potential in the Master of Science in Education in Gifted, Talented and Creative online program. This TEACH Grant-eligible online program is designed for teachers who are passionate about working with exceptional students.

Based on recommendations from professional organizations and accrediting associations such as the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), this program provides you with the training and research needed to identify giftedness and offers models for serving the needs of gifted learners.

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Master of Science in Education in Special Education – Instructional Specialist K-12

As few as 16 months Duration
36 Credit Hours
$12,240 Total Tuition

Make a difference in the lives of children with the Master of Science in Education in Special Education – Instructional Specialist K-12 online program. This degree allows you to gain the knowledge and skills you need to accommodate the needs of students with different learning styles in K-12 while helping them reach their fullest potential.

Educators completing this TEACH Grant-eligible program gain expertise in teaching students exhibiting developmental, learning and behavioral exceptionalities and learn best practices in collaborating with general education teachers who have students with exceptionalities in their classrooms. This MSE online program offers you the opportunity to earn your special education teaching licensure in Arkansas.

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The educator preparation programs at Arkansas State University are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Contact CAEP at 1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400, Washington D.C. 20036 or by calling 202-223-0077.

Master of Science in Education in Reading

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Foster a love and appreciation for reading in your students with the knowledge you gain from the Master of Science in Education in Reading online program. This TEACH Grant-eligible online program provides you with the skills and techniques to effectively teach reading and help all students reach their literacy potential.

Aligned to International Literacy Association (ILA) standards, the MSE in Reading online program will prepare you for the reading specialist certification exam. Upon completion of this program, you will have learned how to apply diagnostic assessments, interventions and methods to help struggling readers.

Master of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Advance your knowledge of early childhood education and enhance your pedagogy skills in the Master of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education online program. Designed for practicing teachers, this MSE online program enriches your instruction in a way that promotes learning and growing in young children through their formative years.

This online program provides new perspectives in the developmental and educational needs of young children. As part of the curriculum, you will examine the latest research in effective teaching and apply best practices in early childhood settings.

Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership

Duration: 20 months Credit Hours: 33 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Advance into school leadership roles with the Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership online program. This master's program offers you an intense focus on areas of learning that include designing curriculum, implementing research-based instructional strategies, using assessments for learning and effectively motivating students in your classroom.

In this online MSE program, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to become a building-level school leader and administrator, build learning communities that support the success of all students and promote continuous organizational improvement, and integrate theory and practice through authentic, performance-based field activities. Choose an elective to specialize in elementary, middle or high school curriculum.

Master of Science in Early Childhood Services

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Gain the tools and insights you need to serve as an administrator or leader in an early childhood care facility with the Master of Science in Early Childhood Services online program. This M.S. program paves the way to advanced roles in child care settings, other than a public school, that provide services for young children and families. No teaching experience is required for admission into this program.

In this online program, you will learn the administrative responsibilities needed to manage a child care or preschool program, including program design, staff training, policy formation, fiscal management and executive decision-making.

Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction

Duration: 20 months Credit Hours: 33 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Expand your scope as an educator with the Master of Science in Education in Curriculum & Instruction online program. Designed for practicing teachers, this degree program prepares you to obtain licensure in areas such as a Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education or Gifted and Talented.

In this program, you will focus on enhancing your leadership skills, evaluating and improving curriculum development processes, enriching instructional best practices and developing curriculum specialist tools.

Master of Science in Education in Gifted, Talented and Creative

Duration: 18 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Gain the skills you need to help students grow, develop and flourish as they reach their true potential in the Master of Science in Education in Gifted, Talented and Creative online program. This TEACH Grant-eligible online program is designed for teachers who are passionate about working with exceptional students.

Based on recommendations from professional organizations and accrediting associations such as the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), this program provides you with the training and research needed to identify giftedness and offers models for serving the needs of gifted learners.

Master of Science in Education in Special Education – Instructional Specialist K-12

Duration: 16 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Make a difference in the lives of children with the Master of Science in Education in Special Education – Instructional Specialist K-12 online program. This degree allows you to gain the knowledge and skills you need to accommodate the needs of students with different learning styles in K-12 while helping them reach their fullest potential.

Educators completing this TEACH Grant-eligible program gain expertise in teaching students exhibiting developmental, learning and behavioral exceptionalities and learn best practices in collaborating with general education teachers who have students with exceptionalities in their classrooms. This MSE online program offers you the opportunity to earn your special education teaching licensure in Arkansas.

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