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Master of Education Program Overview

hannah-olinger-NXiIVnzBwZ8-unsplash.jpgThank you for your interest in Mayville State University! Mayville State University was approved to offer the Master of Education (M.Ed.) program by the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board in April 2021 and by the Higher Learning Commission in September 2021.

The Master of Education courses will provide online courses for licensed teachers wanting to pursue graduate level instruction, to achieve a higher educational preparation level. It also provides a degree option for professionals outside of the K-12 teaching arena to prepare for teaching and learning within an organization.    

Arranged in 8-week blocks, graduate students may enroll in one to three courses simultaneously with the opportunity for degree completion as early as one year. The courses are set in a rotation model and are designed so that the graduate student may choose either a part-time or full-time plan of study. 

See the M.Ed. Fact Sheet.

Degree options

Adult Teaching and Learning Track - 32 SH Credits

Innovative Teaching Practices Track - 32 SH Credits

The graduate core is comprised of six courses (16 SH Credits) for both the Adult Teaching and Innovative Teaching Practices Track.

Special Education Track - 34 SH Credits


Please contact the Division of Education for further information or to ask program admission questions:, 701-788-4710.