Master of Arts in Education

Taking educational practice to the highest level.

As a dedicated teacher and educational leader, you know the impact you can have on your students. Because you’ve already seen it happen. By advancing your career through a Master of Arts in Education (MAE), you’ll be positioned to inspire even more students and communities, in countless ways.

The MAE Program
The MAE program offers four distinct tracks from which to choose, so that you can specialize your studies and prepare for career advancement based precisely on your professional goals. The program is fully accredited by NCATE and CAEP.

Educational Leadership—This program is designed to meet the needs of educational professionals who are looking to advance their careers as leaders in positions like school principal and director of instruction, among others.

Educational Technology—This is a truly innovative offering that will put you at the forefront of educational technology and equip you with the knowledge and skills to transform your curriculum in ways that will enhance student performance.

Special Education—The Special Education program will prepare you to meet the specialized needs of students with disabilities, and give you a framework from which to enhance their classroom experience and learning capabilities. The Special Education program is offered on site, or can be completed entirely online.

Teacher Education—This certification program is designed for professionals who’ve earned a bachelor’s degree and want to become teachers for grades 1-8, with a master’s degree also available for those interested in completing the additional requirements.

The Convenience
The MAE program has been designed with the needs of working professionals in mind. We offer flexible scheduling options because we know you can’t sacrifice your current position. The Special Education and Educational Technology programs are completed entirely online.

The Marian Reputation
When it comes to developing talented teachers and educational leaders throughout Wisconsin, Marian is among the best. Schools and school districts across the state look to Marian because they know what they’ll get in our graduates—teachers and leaders who are passionate about education and inspiring students to achieve their very best.


Fun Fact

77% of adult students self-report that they feel welcome at Marian University (Source: Noel-Levitz Adult Student Priorities Survey, April 2014).

Campus Info

Marian University
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699


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