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Why UIndy?

  • 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • More than 100 years of experience training the workforce
  • Located just 10 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis
  • Flexible class options including weekends, evenings, and many available online

What better way to impact the future than to make a difference in education, one student at a time? Whether you want to stay in the classroom or move into administration, the University of Indianapolis can give you the tools to follow your passion.

Graduate Programs Available Through the School of Education

Graduate Programs

Offering both career enhancement programs for current teachers and transition to teacher programs

Teaching

Thinking about changing careers and becoming a teacher? Students with an undergraduate degree in a content area taught in secondary schools can start a teaching career in less than two years with this master's program. It's designed for busy, career-changing adults who need to balance work, school, and family obligations. In order to ensure students are fully prepared for teaching, field experiences and student teaching are incorporated from the first year. Cohort-based learning allows students to share a common learning experience with other cohort members, while at the same time learning from each other's diverse backgrounds.

  • Degree: Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
  • Total Credit Hours: 36
  • Tuition: $508 per credit*
  • Course Format: Classes offered in the evenings or on Saturdays on campus with the exception of the student teaching semester, which will be a full-time obligation during the day

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Educational Leadership (iLEAD)

Secure your future in school leadership with iLEAD (Inspiring Leadership in Education through Application and Dialogue). Through interactive & simulated experiences, this program merges theory and practice in all areas of school leadership. Students confront school practice problems and leadership challenges, which prepares them to be “principal-ready” professionals upon graduation. Each semester, students design projects around authentic problems and present them to external audiences of school leaders. Throughout the program, students meet at least once a month with a mentor to receive coaching on course problems and assignments, or guidance in situations they may be facing in field experiences. Classes meet on campus five Saturdays per semester, with online instruction in the interim weeks. Experienced faculty and school practitioners serve as course instructors in order to provide students with contemporary leadership realities.

  • Degree: Master of Arts in Educational Leadership (MA)
  • Total Credit Hours: 24-36
  • Tuition: $428 per credit*
  • Course Format:
    • Hybrid learning format designed for working adults
    • Meet on campus five Saturdays per semester with online instruction in the interim weeks

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Teach (STEM)3 Program

Have a science or math background and the desire to teach? You could qualify for this innovative one-year clinical residency teacher preparation program designed for college seniors, graduates, or career-changers with math or science degrees. This full-time, cohort-based program includes a mix of classroom field experience, co-teaching at partner schools, and day-long and evening classes on the UIndy campus. A project-based learning (PBL) format increases retention of material and prepares you to effectively teach using PBL as an instructional method.

  • Degree: Master of Art in Teaching with licensure in a STEM content area (MA)
  • Total Credit Hours: 36
  • Tuition: $19,992 complete degree program tuition for new cohorts*
  • Course Format: Mixture of classroom field experience and co-teaching at our partner schools and day-long or evening classes on the UIndy campus

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Master of Arts in Special Education Leadership and Practice NEW!

Special education today demands a new system of leadership. Are you ready to be a leader in the field? With high incidents of students with trauma and social and emotional challenges, school systems and child care agencies need specially-prepared experts to create systems of intervention to restore social and academic functioning to students. This program is designed to meet that need by providing you with innovative professional development in Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS).

  • Degree: Master of Arts in Special Education Leadership and Practice (MA)
  • Total Credit Hours: 33 - 36 Hours
  • Tuition: $428 per credit hour*
  • Course Format: All courses offered in a flexible online format

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Dual Credit Certifications

UIndy offers multiple dual credit teaching certificate programs to help you diversify your current teaching profession while allowing students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously. To teach dual credit, you will need to complete a master's degree as well as the requirements of your chosen dual credit program. The options for dual credit teaching certificate programs include English, Life Sciences, and U.S. History.

  • Total Credit Hours: 18
  • Tuition: $482 per credit*
  • Course Format: Differs by program selected, but a variety of evening in-person and online formats are available

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

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