MSE: Effective Teaching (Online)

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Become a leader in education. 

With shifting social and economic demographics, the demand for quality educators has never been greater. To help meet this growing and critical need, Drake University offers a convenient online Master of Science in Education (MSE) degree.This 100% online program is designed for working teachers who want to stay in the classroom while learning new techniques to enhance their effectiveness as educators and take on leadership roles both within and beyond the classroom. 

Taught by the same distinguished faculty who teach on Drake University’s campus, the 32-credit hour program equips students with valuable instructional strategies needed to engage learners. The MSE curriculum emphasizes contemporary methods and pedagogy, and is based in both research and discussion. In addition to core courses, the program allows teachers to gain additional expertise through an area of specialization or by completing the courses required for an endorsement, such as Reading Specialist, Talented and Gifted, or English as a Second Language.

Drake's online programs are both flexible and affordable. With six-week classes and multiple course starts per year, you can advance your career while balancing your personal and professional commitments. Interested in taking advantage of your employer tuition reimbursement program? Your professional advisor will help you create an academic plan that maximizes your learning and your tuition benefit. 

For more information on how to apply, visit the Drake Online Programs site. You can also contact our online enrollment specialists at or 844-254-4221.

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February 22, 2018
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has publicly reaffirmed accreditation of Drake University for an additional 10 years.