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Earn Your Master of Education (MEd) in Teaching Online

You make a difference in the lives of your students every day. Now, it’s time to make a difference in your life by earning your Master of Education in Teaching from American Public University (APU). This program provides a sound foundation in theory, research, and evidence-based practice for currently licensed teachers seeking a master’s degree offering the flexibility and convenience of an online program.

APU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.

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Making Quality Higher Education Within Reach

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Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates. We offer many grant options. These grants represent a savings on our standard tuition rate. Request information to learn more.

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For master's programs with APU’s Preferred Military Rate for eligible students.

Entrance Exams

No GRE®, GMAT™, or other standardized test scores required. Classes start monthly.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Affordable Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost ebooks to minimize your expenses.

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Why You Should Earn This Master's From APU

The APU Difference

In addition to essential courses in classroom management, assessment, diversity, and planning, a program distinction is its course on inclusion instruction and co-teaching, which focuses on differentiated instruction and collaboration.


Animated assignments, case studies, advanced lesson planning, and problem-based learning enrich your studies. Technology use is extensively integrated throughout the program. To meet your professional goals, the program offers a variety of concentration choices.

Informed Perspective

An education preparation advisory council provides real-world insight to ensure our MEd delivers timely content and a standards-based education of high quality.

Peer Engagement

You will study alongside APU’s unique group of working professionals, specifically fellow teachers who share your passion for academic excellence and student engagement.

Getting Started

No entrance exams or GRE® scores are required. But this MEd has prerequisite admission requirements and is intended for those who hold K-12 teaching licensure. Please request information to learn more.

Helping You Save on Your Master's

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

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If you’d like to explore other program options, we have 90+ master’s degrees and graduate certificates to consider.

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