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Master's Programs

Online Master's Programs

In fall 2020 HGSE is offering a one-time only online Master’s in Education. During this critical moment for the field, we recognize the pivotal impact of education professionals who are committed to making a difference and creating equitable and transformative learning opportunities. Education needs leaders like you to guide the field into the future.

Our limited-time online master’s program, enrolling fall 2020, will allow you to gain professional skills and theoretical knowledge, access to world-renowned faculty, and a network of education leaders — all through a flexible, yet rigorous curriculum and a high-quality online learning model. Complete the form below to learn more about our online Master’s in Education. You can also find more information here about what we are planning for AY20-21.


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Arts in Education

Educating self-directed individuals who are interested in fashioning their own arts-related course of study, equipping them to become effective advocates for arts-based education initiatives, both in and out of schools. 

Education Policy and Management

Developing effective leaders by providing an atmosphere that promotes the understanding of diverse viewpoints from a wide range of disciplines.

Higher Education

Preparing leaders with the knowledge and skills to strengthen institutions, engineer policies, and engage in direct service to positively impact the outcomes for all students in postsecondary education.

Human Development and Psychology

Educating students interested in the development of children and adults and how knowledge of development can be applied to educational issues.

International Education Policy

Providing an environment for the investigation and discussion of practical approaches for improving the quality of education available to children from all backgrounds.

Language and Literacy

Combining research and practice in reading, writing, and language development.

Learning and Teaching

Sharing interests including: students and adults as learners, the preparation and professional work of teachers, the organization of schools, and the role of communities in learning.

Mind, Brain, and Education

Targeting students interested in connecting cognition, neuroscience, and educational practice, especially involving learning, teaching, and cognitive and emotional development.

Prevention Science and Practice

Training prevention practitioners, educators, and applied researchers to improve the educational, social and emotional, and postsecondary outcomes of children and adolescents.

School Leadership

Preparing students to lead people, schools and organizations, learning and change to make a difference in the world.

Specialized Studies

Allowing students to develop an interdisciplinary program of study that meets their specific academic and professional needs.

Technology, Innovation, and Education

Preparing students to contribute to the thoughtful design, implementation, and assessment of technology-enhanced educational innovations.


Due to the anticipated disruptions in our partner preK–12 schools as a result of the pandemic, we are not able to offer the Teacher Education program or any licensures affiliated with the programs above during academic year 2020–2021. We look forward to providing these professional opportunities in the future.


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Key Dates:

  • July 13 – Application Deadline
  • July 24 – Financial Aid Application Deadline
  • End of July – Admissions decisions release date
  • Mid August – Financial Aid decisions release date
  • August 19 – Enrollment Deadline
  • September 2 – Classes Begin


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