M.ED. Programs

Conflict Resolution

Students will gain a basic understanding of the nature and management of conflict in schools. Participants will learn to identify and deal with conflict by using appropriate strategies, processes, and interpersonal skills. This track emphasizes the relationship between identity, culture, and conflict, and the ways in which mediation and negotiation can be used to resolve conflict.

Higher Education

Our Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education program will allow you to become a well-trained, passionate professional capable of developing college-aged minds. By incorporating faith-based principles at the collegiate level, you can prepare to assume roles including residence life director, academic advisor, career services advisor, and others. Plus, taking the GRE or GMAT isn’t required for admission, though applicants should have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Instructional Leadership

Our Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Instructional Leadership program will allow you to become a master teacher—capable of sharing your skills to train others in a peer-development or online adult-student setting. By combining online coursework with practical application in the workplace, you’ll be equipped to make a greater impact in your classroom, your school, and beyond. Through ACU’s Conflict Resolution specialization, you’ll become a peacebuilder who effectively analyzes, addresses, mediates, and manages disputes.

Learning with Emerging Technologies

Students will explore the theories of disruptive innovation in leading continuous school transformation, as well as concepts of adult development and how adults learn. This includes motivations and barriers to learning, and various contexts in which adults learn. Students will further explore theories of learning and instruction applied to the design and development of instruction, including classical and emerging models of instructional design that take into account new technologies and changing expectations of learners.