Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (Online)
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Saint Mary's University Online

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Online Master's Programs

At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.

Saint Mary's University's long history of innovation in education continues with including an iPad®, allowing for learning on the go. Our commitment to our Lasallian Catholic tradition of continuous learning, ethics and advancing the common good also endures. Through our online programs, we work hard to encourage students to become thoughtful professionals and ethical leaders. Programs are also offered on campus in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Take the Classroom With You

Discover a revolutionary mobile learning platform that puts classes at your fingertips. As a student in our online programs, you will receive an iPad loaded with our learning platform and productivity apps to use during the duration of the program.

  • Seamlessly access your course materials
  • Keep up with classmates and faculty wherever you are
  • Develop mobile technology skills employers value

Gain a practical, career-focused master's education in a supportive, student-oriented online environment. Find out more about Saint Mary's University and its history of educational innovation.

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Get Ready to Lead

The online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota will help you become a leader or administrator in early childhood, K-12, higher education, or a corporate training environment. With the skills and training you’ll gain in this innovative degree program, you'll be ready to pursue a leadership career that exceeds your expectations and fulfills your most important goals.

Discover the benefits of earning an online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Saint Mary’s:

  • Receive top leadership training customized for educational administrators, community leaders and corporate trainers
  • Learn to harness the power of diversity in schools and in the workplace
  • Master strategies of positive change to create a legacy of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Explore intense ethical questions and understand new laws to help you lead your team

Master of Arts in Special Education

More learners with special needs are learning in mainstream classrooms today than ever before. The online Master of Arts in Special Education from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is a flexible and affordable degree that can help classroom educators enhance their own careers and improve the lives of all learners.

What to expect with a Saint Mary's online Master of Arts in Special Education:

  • Create a more inclusive classroom environment for learners of all ability levels
  • Become an authority on Special Education strategies and research at your school
  • Understand the unique needs of students with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, emotional/behavioral disorder and other exceptionalities
  • Create a positive school and classroom culture to effectively teach all students within their classroom
  • Utilize the latest mobile technology and techniques that are giving students who receive special education a new voice
  • Design an Individualized Education Plan that effectively provides students with access to their learning environment through multiple means, including assistive technology
  • Develop intercultural competence to relate to students of all backgrounds

Special Education is not just for Special Education Teachers anymore. Through the online Master of Arts in Special Education at Saint Mary's, you will study the latest research and use the most advanced assistive technology to uncover ways to help learners across ability levels reach their full potential.

Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology

The online Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology integrates educational technology insights and groundbreaking research on the way people learn in order to transform educators into master teachers, ready to connect with today’s diverse learners.

Saint Mary’s progressive program was designed by K-12 and higher education administrators and educators in partnership with representatives from technology industry leaders; it goes beyond theory to help you discover new ways to educate and inspire your students.

Discover the benefits of earning an online Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology from Saint Mary’s:

  • Real-time Applied Learning: With innovative and in-demand courses like investigations of learning and teaching and rethinking education, apply what you learn in class to your career the next day.
  • Innovative Curriculum: Redefine what constitutes 21st century education by learning how to optimize the intersection among content, pedagogy and technology.
  • Industry Experts: Learn from and network with instructors who are practitioners in the field.
  • National Recognition: Saint Mary’s is regularly ranked among the nation’s top higher education institutions by U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton.
  • iPad Included: Receive an iPad complete with productivity apps and our mobile learning platform to interact with instructors and classmates in a revolutionary way.
A recent study from Georgetown University found that, on average, college graduates earn $1 million more in earnings over their lifetime. (Source: 2017 Study by Georgetown University)
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