Online Master of Education Programs

Competitive Tuition
100% Online Coursework

Become a Leader in the Classroom and Beyond

The online Master of Education degrees from the University of West Florida Online are designed to prepare educators for career advancement. Program options include:

  • Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction
  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Each of these degrees combines the latest learning theory with practical applications for your classroom, school or district. The M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction gives classroom teachers a specialized education for their student age group and career goals, while the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program is Florida State accredited and prepares trained teachers to become principals, deans, district supervisors and more. Both programs are taught by scholar-practitioners with years of relevant education experience. The Master of Education in Education Leadership program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Take the next step in your teaching career with a 100 percent online master’s degree.

The list of programs on this page is not a comprehensive list of UWF’s online programs.

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Choose the Program that Fits Your Goals

The online Master of Education programs available from the University of West Florida give educators skills to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Complete your master’s in two years as you study on your schedule in a convenient online environment. Options include:

Curriculum & Instruction

  • Specializations in elementary, middle-level and secondary education comprehensive
  • Promotes evidence-based practices at the school and district level
  • Coursework in classroom management, educational research and more

Educational Leadership

  • Prepares educators for the Florida Educational Leadership Exam
  • Meets 10 Florida Principal Leadership Standards and associated competencies
  • Curriculum includes key topics like curriculum development, budgeting, administration and more

Start Dates

First Spring Start

Start Date: January 08, 2024

Second Spring Start

Start Date: March 04, 2024

First Summer Start

Start Date: May 13, 2024

Why Should You Pursue a Master of Education Degree?

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Comprehensive Curriculum

UWF’s online education degrees combine the latest educational theories with practical application.

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Hands-On Training

Both M.Ed. programs feature a hands-on component, including a practicum and action research project.

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Accredited Learning

The M.Ed. Educational Leadership program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Education Careers

  • Elementary, Middle or High School Teacher

    Classroom teachers instruct students in grade-level fundamentals as well as preparing them for learning at the next educational level.

    Job Growth: 7–8 percent

    Median Annual Salary: $56,900–$59,170

  • Principal

    Principals manage school operations, coordinate curriculum and oversee teachers and other staff.

    Job growth: 8 percent

    Median annual salary: $94,390

  • Instructional Coordinator

    Instructional coordinators oversee, develop and implement school curricula and teaching standards.

    Job growth: 11 percent

    Median annual salary: $63,750

  • Education Consultant

    Educational consultants provide guidance to a school or district’s teachers and staff on curricula, teaching styles, resources and more.

    Median annual salary: $62,78

* Job growth (from 2016 through 2026) and median annual salary (as of 2017) figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Benefits of Online Learning

With our program’s convenient online format, you can easily fit your studies into your busy schedule while building a strong foundation in the skills you need to succeed in your career.

  • Learn from experienced faculty in a personalized environment
  • Grasp concepts through innovative, high-tech learning strategies
  • Have access to numerous resources

We Are Here For You

From enrollment through graduation, you’ll have support throughout your entire educational experience at the University of West Florida.

  • Enrollment Counselors

    Enrollment counselors will guide you through the admission process, helping you find the right program and answering all of your questions.

  • Transcript Team

    Our transcript team will review your transcripts if you’ve already earned credits at another higher education institution.

  • Advising Assistants

    Advising assistants will provide you with encouragement and assistance as you complete your studies.

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