Master of Arts in Education, Certifications
- Earn a Master of Arts in Education degree, endorsement or certificate
- Part-time and full-time options
- Courses offered online
- Classes start Fall, Spring and Summer
- Small class sizes
- Specializations and advanced practice minor
Baldwin Wallace University is recognized for preparing educators seeking to excel, offering program options for current educators, initial licensure candidates and professionals in the public and private sectors to expand or earn professional credentials. Candidates will take their professional practice to a new level, master the latest technologies and enhance leadership skills all under the guidance of exceptional faculty. Classes are offered in both the traditional seated format and online (depending on the program). Programs can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.
At Baldwin Wallace, we see each student as an individual and offer customized support and guidance from leadership and faculty as students navigate the next steps in the program and their career. Join the BW educator community with its strong reputation for excellence in teaching, hands-on guidance and mentoring.
Your coursework will be both academically rigorous and career-relevant. Our curriculum offers lifelong learning pathways for those seeking an initial license, an additional license, or simply looking to expand credentials. Delivered by an exceptional and highly qualified faculty, Baldwin Wallace brings true value to your learning experience connecting you to a peer and mentor network that will stay with you throughout your career in education.
Areas of Specialization
Students can choose from five areas of specialization:
Leadership in Technology Programs
Special Education Programs
Gifted Education Programs
Educational Leadership Programs
Licenses and Endorsements
In as little as 14 months, an educator can complete the coursework to qualify for an additional credential for their license:
Intervention Specialist License
Adults who have a bachelor’s degree are interested in the teaching profession can pursue an initial licensure program or opt to earn both a teaching license and a master’s degree. BW also offers traditional programs leading to a bachelor of science in education.
BW offers professional development workshops that focus on the topics most relevant in today’s classrooms. These self-paced workshops offer flexible starting times and are taught by expert educators. They allow busy professionals to earn credit that can be applied to license renewal or added to a transcript.
Baldwin Wallace Partnership Program
Baldwin Wallace has formed partnerships with more than 100 area school districts to offer their teachers and administrators special enrollment benefits, including tuition discounts for MAEd degrees, as well as graduate courses leading to licensure and endorsement programs, making costs competitive with any institution.
Simplified Partnership Application Process:
- No application fee.
- We’ll accept transcripts directly from your board office. Once you apply for admission, the BW admissions team will contact your school district for copies of your transcript.
- Only one letter of recommendation. Normally MAEd programs require two recommendations.
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