Masters degree in Education??? Help!

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  1. iteachPE

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    I am looking to begin working towards my MED. However, I coach cross country and track basically year-round, so its nearly impossible for me to attend classes. Does anyone have any suggestions for accredited colleges that offer online masters degrees in education? I would also like to keep the cost down since I already have school loans and don't want to have to take out more!
    Thanks for your help!
     
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    Emporia State University (in Kansas)
     
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    What state are you in? I am attending (online) University of Texas - Arlington.
     
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    Walden does have a physical university.

    I'll graduate from Walden in 2 weeks with my masters in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. I have had a great experience with them and they have been awesome to work with.
     
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    Just curious, why are you wanting an MEd?
     
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    I am attending the University of Mo in Columbia--online classes. They have been fine so far--probably comparable to others.
     
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    I've heard really great things about Walden. :) I'm not much help otherwsie though since I went to a campus for classes. Good luck!
     
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    I teach in Kentucky and I'm required to get my Masters. Thanks for all the help! I'll be checking out some of those options. Sadly, the Standards Board here is very picky about what universities they allow. I guess thats a good and a bad thing :)
     
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    Yes, check about the 'acceptability' of online courses/programs with your district and districts in your area...Many districts do not accept more than just a few online credits...if you standards board is 'picky', you might just be better off with a 'brick and mortar' school...especially if you are thinking of moving to other districts, other positions in the future.
     
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    I was really asking why an MEd rather than a masters degree in your content area.

    :)
     
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    If you go through an entirely on-line program at a brick and mortar school there is nothing at all that indicates your degree is online - the only way the board, or anyone else, would know would be if you told them
     
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    I'm working on applying to an Ohio State program that's a nice compromise. They have an M.A. in English Education. That way I can take fun literature courses AND get my pedagogy fix. Perhaps there's something like that available for the OP.
     
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    I have a colleague that went to Western Governor's University. All on-line....
     
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    I'm going to University of Phoenix, they offer a master's. They're phenomenal!
     
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    Online Masters

    I'm taking mine online through Grand Canyon Univ. in AZ. Its been fine (useful information and work, but not over the top difficult).

    The state of NY accepts their degree and classes and they are wicked picky too.
     
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    I'm doing Grand Canyon Univ. in AZ online too. It was the least expensive...I've been pretty happy with the program so far.
     

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