Advanced level education has become an important factor for teaching professionals seeking to advance in their positions and to increase their level of compensation. The University of Jamestown is striving to meet this need by offering a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.
- Receive individual attention and advising.
- Form supportive, personal relationships with other students as you progress through courses together.
- Program tuition is $425 per credit hour.
There are separate programs for each the Jamestown and the Fargo locations. View the Fargo location Fact Sheet here.
The program consists of 36 credits of core education courses, curriculum and instruction courses, special topics, and a thesis or project. Learn more...
About the University of Jamestown
The University of Jamestown has a tradition of excellence dating back to 1883 and is North Dakota’s highest ranked college or university in its category as rated by U.S. News & World Report. It has also been named one of America’s 100 Best College Buys by Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc.
The beautiful campus is easily accessible and features a mix of modern and historic buildings.
The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts four-year college granting bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and bachelor of science in nursing degrees as well as a master’s degree in education.
With the University of Jamestown’s Journey to Success, emphasis is placed not only on preparing students academically in their chosen areas of study, but also on preparing students through an experience that is student-centered and integrates the liberal arts with sound professional programs.
Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.
As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.
If you have been thinking about continuing your education, the University of Jamestown Master’s Degree in Education is designed for educators who have a desire to advance in their profession.
Through this master’s program, you will improve your knowledge and skills in a cohort model. You will be part of a group who will progress through the program together, sharing ideas and providing support and encouragement to one another. You will have the choice to be in the classroom on our campus, to take classes online, or a combination of both working with one of our highly qualified professors. The courses have been planned with your schedule in mind. Each course meets only one evening per week for eight weeks. The program consists of 36 credits with a final project or thesis.
MA in Education Admission Requirements
- All candidates must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
- Teaching experience preferred
The MA in Education Student Admission Process
To be considered for admission to the MA in Education program, the following documents are required :
- Completed MA in Education application – you may complete and submit an online application, print the application and mail it in, or request a paper application. Applications should be mailed to:
Office of Admissions
6081 College Lane
Jamestown, ND 58405
- Submit your undergraduate transcript(s) to the above address or fax to 701-253-4318.
- Submit a personal essay explaining why you wish to be accepted into this graduate program.
- Submit two letters of recommendation.
You will be notified by mail of your acceptance into our MA in Education program.
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21st Century Learning, STEM, and the 4 Cs
Molly Bestge, Presenter and Secondary Curriculum Coordinator, West Fargo Public Schools
Cost: $40.00 — Includes all three sessions
Click here for a syllabus.
*Students who attend all three sessions will receive one graduate credit from the University of Jamestown
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The following rates have been established for the 2014-15 academic year for Master’s in Education students per semester:
|6 credits at $425 per credit|
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