M.A. in Education Studies

Master of Arts in Education Studies

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Why Study Education? 


This program is for students who want to work in education, but not in a licensed role in the public school system. If you want to teach in a private school or work in a non-licensed capacity, this program will equip you with the skills necessary to excel in those roles. We believe that education makes a difference in student’s lives. This program will prepare you to serve students with compassion and care.

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Graduates of this program are not qualified for state licensure/certification. 

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Who is the M.A. in Education Studies for?

If your goal is to work with students outside of the K-12 public school system in a position that does not require state licensure, such as private schools, charter schools, youth organizations, then this is the program for you.

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Schedule a call with an admissions counselor to learn more about the education studies program. 

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In this program, you'll learn about the complex needs of today’s learners and how to develop a curriculum and deliver engaging instruction while addressing the needs of a variety of learners.

Students will also have the opportunity to add a focus area in subjects such as Special Education, School Counseling, Higher Education, or Education Leadership.


87% of JBU graduate students landed within 6 months of graduation, according to a survey conducted by the JBU Career Development Department for 2019-2020 graduates.*

*landed: employed, grad school, volunteer, or military

Program Length

The M.A. in Education Studies is a 34-hour program. It can be completed in approximately 2 years.

Course Format

Hybrid format—half of your class sessions are completely online; the other half can be attended either face-to-face OR you can log in to attend online during class time. All face-to-face classes meet at the JBU Rogers Center.

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Benefits of JBU's Education Studies program


Receive one-on-one support and feedback from professors.

Gain expertise in the knowledge and skills needed to become an excellent educator

Graduate feeling equipped to honor God and serve others by studying education from a biblical worldview.