Education

Learn. Teach. Grow.

Inspire in New Ways.

Technology. Research. Creativity. Cumberland’s online master’s in education is designed for both licensed teachers looking to move into administration and educators seeking to develop advanced skills. Our flexible online program combines the latest in instructional technology with theory and fieldwork for a well-rounded degree designed for working professionals.

Accreditations

Cumberland University’s online MAE program is accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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Learning Online at Cumberland

The only difference is how you learn. Not what you learn. Earn the same, accredited master’s degree that schools and districts require, but study when and where you want. THE NET.WORK™ connects you to:

Engaged Classmates • Expert Professors • Practical Courses

What You’ll Learn

Augment and expand your teaching skill set

Discover innovative dimensions of learning

Enhance your professional performance in the classroom

Explore tools to improve student outcomes

Courses

A passing score on a Comprehensive Exam covering content in the following courses is required for completion of the Master of Arts in Education degree. Please contact your advisor for details.

MAE 5010 Innovative Instructional Technology
MAE 5020 School Law
MAE 5030 Curriculum Designs
MAE 5040 Contemporary Issues
MAE 5050 Advanced Educational Psychology
MAE 5060 Strategies for the 21st Century Classroom

MAE 5070 Advanced Classroom Management
MAE 5080 Diverse Populations
MAE 5120 School Public Relations
MAE 5180 Education: The Profession & The Professional
MAE 5250 Building Literacy in K-12 Classroom
MAE 5400 Advanced Assessment

Requirements

To apply, you must have:

A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Tuition

Not only does a Cumberland education degree cost less than many other schools, it also delivers value almost immediately. Our practical, targeted program does everything to provide you with knowledge you can use to help your students — and your career — every day.

Your Course Path

Finish Your Degree in 12 months!

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  • Fall Semester
  • 8 Weeks
  • Term A
    Choose 2
    Term B
    Choose 2
    MAE 5020 MAE 5030
    MAE 5040 MAE 5060
    MAE 5180 MAE 5080
    MAE 5400 MAE 5250

  • Spring Semester
  • 8 Weeks
  • Term A
    Choose 2
    Term B
    Choose 2
    MAE 5070 MAE 5010
    MAE 5120 MAE 5050
    MAE 5180 MAE 5080
    MAE 5400 MAE 5250

  • Summer Semester
  • 8 Weeks
  • Term A
    Choose 2
    Term B
    Choose 2
    MAE 5020 MAE 5010
    MAE 5040 MAE 5030
    MAE 5070 MAE 5050
    MAE 5120 MAE 5060
    MAE 5180 MAE 5080
    MAE 5400 MAE 5250