Master of Arts in Education, Distance Learning
Online • Denver Instructional Site
This program is not intended to lead to certification or licensure.*
Be a leader in the virtual classroom. Earn your Master of Arts in Education, Distance Learning Specialization. In this curriculum, you prepare to lead, deliver, and assess the effectiveness of online education. As a scholar, you will investigate the historical and theoretical foundations of adult learning. Learn to apply various pedagogical models and approaches to enhance your students’ engagement. Implement emerging technologies that enable distance learning. Devise methods of supporting diverse populations. Take advanced courses online or in downtown Denver, and improve your research and technology skills. Advance your education today.
To fulfill the requirements for the Master of Arts in Education, Distance Learning Specialization, you must successfully:
- Complete program coursework of 30 credits; and
- Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00
Note: The date of degree conferral recorded on the student's transcript and diploma will reflect the date the student completes all degree requirements. However, release of transcripts, diplomas, and verifications for degrees awarded are contingent upon submission of the Petition to Graduate form, payment of the graduation fee, and payment of any outstanding balances with the University.
*An education degree from University of the Rockies was not intended to nor does it lead to immediate teacher licensure in any state. If you want to become a classroom teacher, contact your state’s education authorities prior to enrolling at University of the Rockies to determine what state-specific requirements you must complete before obtaining your teacher’s license.
University of the Rockies graduates will be subject to additional requirements on a state-by-state basis that will include one or more of the following: student teaching or practicum experience, additional coursework, additional testing, or, if the state requires a specific type of degree to seek alternative certification, earning an additional degree.
None of University of the Rockies’ online education programs are CAEP, TEAC or NCATE accredited, which is a requirement for certification in some states.