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Advanced Studies M.Ed. Program

Our Master of Education (M.Ed.) program in advanced studies is aimed at experienced teachers and other educational professionals. The curriculum is designed to encourage students' unique interests and to further develop their competencies as professional educators.

You’ll choose from five areas of specialization:

  • Child and Adolescent Health and Wellness
  • Literacy
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Middle/Secondary Education
  • Specialized Sequence

Upon completion of the program, you’ll have a Master of Education degree, one of the requirements for advancement to the senior professional teacher's license in the State of Ohio.

Learn More

To learn more about the Advanced Studies M.Ed. programs, see below and visit John Carroll’s Office of Graduate Studies website.

Dr. Lisa Shoaf
Telephone: 216.397.1709

Please review our policies regarding the admission process for Graduate Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. Contact the Office of Graduate Studies if you have any questions.

To apply online, please visit our Graduate Studies application management portal.

Program Options


Minimum semester hours for degree completion

Program Hours and Options

The program consists of a minimum of 30 semester hours for degree completion including a combination of core education courses, a specialized sequence of courses, and electives. A Master of Arts (M.A.) course of study which includes a thesis is also available.

New Tuition Rate

$640 per credit hour for Education & School Psychology programs making John Carroll an affordable option. 

Financial Aid

Tuition scholarships are available to licensed teachers. 

Learn more at our Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.

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Graduate Assistantships

A limited number of graduate assistantships are available. Graduate assistants (GAs) are given a tuition waiver for up to 15 credit hours per year plus a stipend. Students are expected to spend 20 hours per week working for the department. GAs aid professors with courses and research.