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Online Master of Education (M.Ed.)

The online Master of Education program at the University of Mount Union combines a relevant, robust, and engaging curriculum with the flexibility and convenience required of busy, working professionals. With concentrations in athletic coaching, instructional design and technology, educational leadership, and Ohio principal licensure, teaching professionals are able to take the next step in their career while tailoring their education to their specific career goals and interests.


  • Fully online, accredited two-year program
  • Seven-week course structure emphasizing one class at a time
  • Flexible, project-based internship or practicum completed in your home school
  • Start the program in the summer, fall, or spring semester
  • 30 credit-hour program | 36 credit-hours for the Ohio principal licensure concentration


Master of Education – Concentrations Offered In

  1. Athletic Coaching

    This concentration combines the University's track record in producing highly-successful coaches at all levels of organized athletics with its rich history of academic preparation in education and sport-related fields. Mount Union's online M.Ed. in athletic coaching is a premiere program for developing athletic coaches who are strong leaders, motivators, and communicators.

  2. Instructional Design and Technology

    Advance your career through the further study of pedagogy and the development of skills in the design, delivery, and assessment of instruction. Through the M.Ed. in instructional design and technology, teaching professionals will be prepared to make lasting impacts in their schools as instructional leaders in the classroom.

  3. Educational Leadership

    Take the next step in your career as you gain exposure to leadership, organizational change, and school culture. The M.Ed. in educational leadership is designed to prepare teaching professionals to serve as successful leaders in roles such as program administrators, teacher leaders, distance learning coordinators and district administrators.

  4. Ohio Principal Licensure

    The Ohio principal licensure concentration is geared specifically toward educational professionals seeking to serve as principals or in administrative positions requiring the Ohio Principal License. Through an engaging curriculum and a project-based internship tailored to meet the needs of the your school district, you will be prepared to sit for the Ohio Assessment for Educators licensure exam and earn your Ohio Principal License.