Online Teaching & Graduate Education Degrees
Earn your online graduate teaching degree or credentials to teach concurrent enrollment in Minnesota State University Moorhead’s nationally accredited education programs and certificates. MSUM’s graduate online courses for teachers are among the most affordable in Minnesota. Accelerated education courses get you to your goal faster with a personal, convenient, and flexible Minnesota teaching degree, supporting lifelong learning and career advancement.
The online MS in Curriculum and Instruction at MSUM provides a theoretical base and opportunity for practical application within the areas of educational foundations, curriculum theory, instructional best practices and educational research.
The Counseling master's program emphasizes the integration of counseling and developmental theories with interpersonal skill development. The program provides extensive practical opportunities through practicum and internship experiences.
MSUM’s online Educational Leadership program provides academic training and professional experience to prepare you for leadership and administrative positions in K-12 schools or in higher education.
The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership at MSU Moorhead will advance your career at both the P-12 and postsecondary levels by preparing you to be an effective educational leader with a doctoral degree who can respond quickly and decisively to a rapidly changing, culturally diverse and technology-rich society.
School psychologists use their knowledge of psychology and education to help students of all ages succeed academically and socially. Through their skills in consultation, assessment, intervention and program evaluation, school psychologists work closely with teachers, administrators, parents and community agencies.
The online Master of Science in Special Education at MSUM is designed to further professional skills in the areas of special education and related research. The program focus is to understand advanced concepts, critically review research, and apply these concepts and research to the professional practice through ongoing, systematic professional development.
A Master of Social Work at MSUM provides expertise beyond a generalist degree by expanding advanced practice skills and knowledge. MSUM offers unique specializations that were developed to meet workforce needs: Multicultural Clinical and Social Change & Leadership.
Educational Leadership licensures at MSUM are Director of Community Education, Director of Special Education, K-12 Principal and Superintendent.
MSUM offers Teachers of Special Education Licensures in the following areas: Developmental Disabilities (DD), Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), Specific Learning Disabilities (LD), and Physical and Health Disabilities (PHD).
The online, masters-level graduate teaching certificates allow educators to teach college-level courses to high school students for college-level credits. MSUM offers the following educator certificates: Biology certificate, Chemistry certificate, Kodaly certificate and Mathematics certificate.
If you already have a master's degree in counseling, student affairs, psychology, human development, education, special education, social work, or any other mental health field at another institution, you may qualify for graduate certificate program status.
The Teacher Leadership Certificate is designed to help you develop your leadership ability for use in the classroom or in expanded roles as lead teacher, instructional coach, team leader, curriculum developer, department chairperson, new teacher mentor or special project leader.
Earn Graduate Degrees & Certificates
Advance your education career with master’s degrees, an educational doctorate or certificates and licensures with graduate online teaching degrees that have earned recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s best online master’s in education programs.
Explore all of MSUM’s nationally accredited graduate degrees and certificates.
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Teach Concurrent Enrollment Classes
Get qualified to teach concurrent enrollment through 18 Online, a graduate initiative for teachers to teach dual credit courses in high school. All online concurrent enrollment classes offer streamlined admission for new students. Earn the 18 credits you need to teach dual credit classes in art, business, communication, English, history, math, political science, and the sciences. Find your graduate online courses for teachers to help you teach dual credit in high school.
Make the most of Summer
Summer is the perfect time to start your online graduate degree, take continuing education courses, or pick up a class to revamp your curriculum. MSUM offers a variety of graduate online courses for teachers during Summer Session. Discover the right summer online education course for you in 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, or 8-week sessions.