Master of Arts in Education

Earn your master's degree.

Earn your Master of Arts in education at DWU.

  • 100% online

    Complete your coursework anywhere, anytime without ever having to come to campus.

  • 7-week courses

    There are three start points each year. See the academic calendar for the next start date.

  • 15 months

    Attend full time and complete the program in just under two years. You may also choose to attend part-time.

Get the Administrative Edge 

Emphases Available:

The Master of Arts in Education degree is ideal for those who wish to pursue coaching or teaching at the college level, college administration, or working in student support or residence life. This program is also suitable for those seeking administrative positions in a K-12 education system. 

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"I would highly suggest attending DWU.  If you want to take classes in a friendly, caring environment, this is the place to go.  Talking with other teachers that graduated elsewhere, I feel DWU does the best job in preparing their teachers." – Tara Ronke ’19 

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“If you want a master’s degree and you really want to learn, and you want to make a difference, there are people here that are going to help you and push you towards that.” – Dakota Bodden '20

The DWU Master of Arts in education is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Accreditation Association and is affirmed by the South Dakota Department of Education.

South Dakota Department of Education





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Program Requirements & Course Details

Educational Policy and Administration

  • 36 total credit hours
  • Capstone

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Any Questions?

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Melissa Weber

Melissa Weber

Assistant Professor of Education | Master of Arts in Education Coordinator

Phone: (605) 995-2835

Missy Leuthold

Missy Leuthold

Adult & Online Enrollment Coordinator | International Student Services Coordinator

Phone: (605) 995-2688

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