Master of Arts in Education

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Earn your Master of Arts in Education completely online.

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Master of Arts in Education

Earn your Master of Arts in Education with a focus on education policy and administration.

Regional Significance

The Master of Arts in education is designed to serve the region’s educational communities.

100% online

Convenient and customizable model allows for individualized planning.


Complete coursework anytime, anywhere without ever having to come to campus.

8-week courses

There are three start points each year. The next start date is 1/7/2019.

Meaningful Connections

Build collaborative relationships with faculty and classmates alike.

15 months

Attend full time and complete the program in a little over one year.


Attend the program part time, as needed, for a healthy work/life balance.

Learning Online at DWU

The educational policy and administration program is ideal for those who wish to pursue coaching or teaching at the college level, college administration, or working in student support or residence life. This program is also suitable for those seeking administrative positions in a K-12 education system.

The DWU Master of Arts in education is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Accreditation Association and is affirmed by the South Dakota Department of Education.

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Admissions Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following criteria:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.7


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Program Requirements & Course Details

Educational Policy and Administration

36 total credit hours

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