The M.A. in Education K-12 equips teachers with skills that apply to growing career fields, including:

  • Teaching traditional K-12 classrooms (core courses)
  • Teaching in International Baccalaureate schools
  • Coordinating work-based learning
  • Leading in technology education
  • Working with students with autism
  • Educational leadership
  • Special education
  • Reading and literacy

    In addition, the program encourages all teachers to be:

      • Reflective—experience personal growth and professional renewal
      • Knowledgeable—increase personal competence in academic disciplines
      • Perceptive—facilitate learning through effective teaching
      • Effective—act as teacher-leaders who seek to build positive and collaborative relationships with students, families, colleagues, and communities
      • Caring—exhibit a Christian worldview that provides a strong moral framework characterized by integrity and compassion

        At Bethel, we also offer a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program to build educational leaders to serve in K-12 and higher education settings. By completing the M.A. in Education program with a concentration in educational leadership, students complete the first 9 credits in the doctoral program.

        This info is designed to help you think about and explore possible career paths. It does not guarantee that these careers will be available once you earn this degree.