Master of Education in Teaching & Learning

The Master of Education in Teaching and Learning is a 30-31 credit program designed for professionals seeking advanced studies in education. The program offers a selection of courses appropriate for individuals committed to reflecting on, refining, and enhancing professional practice. Culturally responsive education and applying that approach to the Alaskan context is emphasized, particularly with respect to Alaska Natives and students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Program will be planned with an advisor to allow concentrations in particular areas of interest (e.g., curriculum and teaching, teaching English language learners, leadership). Content areas (e.g., sciences) or professional fields outside P-12 schools may be available through collaboration with colleges outside the College of Education.


Program Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with an M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate advanced content and pedagogical knowledge for teaching.
  • Use research to inform professional practice.
  • Explain the role of social justice in education and present knowledge, skills, and dispositions one needs to make change that supports social justice in education.
  • Demonstrate leadership and facilitation skills for the professional context.
  • Translate educational theories into culturally responsive practice.


  • For application information contact COE's Student Services office:
    Phone: (907) 786-4401
  • For academic inquiries contact Dr. Tim Jester, Program Coordinator:
    Phone: (907) 786-1666

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