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Master of Education in Advanced Teaching (M.Ed.) Online Degree

Impact the lives of the next generation with a rewarding teaching career. A Master’s of Education in Advanced Teaching from UoPeople provides a future-focused path for you to advance your teaching skills and put your professional expertise to work in the classroom.

Apply By:
August 15, 2024
Classes Start:
September 5, 2024
No Live Lectures
13 Courses
Less than a year
Pay as You Go ($350 per course assessment)


Discover how to prepare the next generation for real-world success. Gain in-demand skills to watch your students thrive. This program is specifically crafted by leading educators to provide you with in-depth knowledge of curriculums, critical thinking, cultural competence and assessments geared for student support.

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What You’ll Learn in the Online M.Ed. Degree Program

Gain valuable skills to take your career to the next level: 

Assess student needs and plan for support
Utilize effective learning methods
Create a welcoming diverse classroom environment
Strategize for learner growth and development
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Admission Requirements

Applicants of the M.Ed. program need to be 18 years of age or older. In addition, applicants need to have a Bachelor’s degree from a US accredited institution or an equivalent degree from an accredited international institution, and be proficient in the English language.  

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Curriculum / Courses

The curriculum for the Master’s of Education in Advanced Teaching has been specially developed to help students become effective and successful teachers. Students will learn how to create an optimal learning environment, access learner abilities and meet the needs of individual learners.  Our curriculum is based on a strong industry foundation and has been developed by top notch academic leadership to help students succeed.

  • 30 core course credits
  • 6 specialization credits
  • 3 elective credits

Master of Education Careers

Where will a Master of Education in Advanced Teaching take you? Your degree will help advance your career as a:

K-12 Classroom Teacher
Curriculum Developer
Teaching Specialist
High School Principal

As a UoPeople student, you’re never on your own—our Career Service Center provides resume feedback, networking tips, interview techniques and more. 

What Can You Do With A Master’s In Education? Best Job Options!

What can you do with a master's in education? We dive into the various positions you can land with this postgraduate degree and what you can expect to earn.

The Many Benefits of Earning a Master’s Degree in Education

A master’s in education opens the door to many exciting and rewarding positions in the field. Here’s what you can expect and gain from earning this degree.

No tuition or enrollment fees

$60 application fee



Master of Education Costs

UoPeople does not charge for tuition, books, or campus expenses. You’ll never have to pay fees for courses upfront. We charge only a $60 application fee, and a $350 assessment fee at the end of each course. This is a huge savings compared to U.S. public universities who charge on average $66,340 for a Master’s degree. Over the course of your studies at UoPeople, you can expect to pay a total of $4,610 depending on the number of specializations you choose. Our mission is to make it possible for everyone to afford a degree, if you can’t afford these fees scholarships and grants may be available.


Concerned about managing your studies while you work or juggle family life? Don’t be! Over half of our students are successfully studying while working, raising families, or both. You can too! UoPeople is proud to be the world’s most flexible option for earning a high-quality, accredited, 100% online degree. Learn more about how our programs are specially designed to work for you:
Asynchronous Learning
Accessible Technology
Transfer Credits

Common Questions Students Are Asking Us

Questions regarding our academic programs offered at UoPeople

A Master of Education in Advanced Teaching degree from University of the People prepares you to significantly impact future generations by enhancing your teaching skills for the classroom. It focuses on developing in-demand skills for critical thinking, and creating diverse, effective learning environments. 

The M.Ed. program can be completed in less than a year, or about12 months.

You must be at least 18, proficient in English,  have at least a bachelor's degree, and have completed UoPeople Foundations courses. 

UoPeople's unique, tuition-free model makes it possible to start earning a high-quality, American degree for just $60, and pay as you go without financial commitments. The total cost of an M.Ed. is approximately $4610 for the 39-credit program, which equals to about $118 per credit. 

M.Ed. graduates can pursue roles such as Education Specialist, Principal, ESL teacher, Administrator, and Corporate Trainer, among others. Some UoPeople alumni have found success with positions at leading global organizations such as Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Deloitte, AT&T, Dell, etc. 

Yes. Students pursuing a Master’s degree can transfer up to 18 credits (equal to 50% of the program requirement) from another accredited institution toward their UoPeople degree. 

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