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Master's Degree Programs in Education (Non-Licensure)

Teach, Encourage and Inspire in a Variety of Career Paths with a Masters in Education Studies

Many educator roles are found outside of the traditional K-12 public school classroom. The Masters in Education Studies is designed for those who seek to work with children or youth in educational positions that do not require state licensure/certification. Choose from three concentrations, each taught by expert faculty who are active practitioners, well versed in the challenges facing today’s educators.

A Well-Rounded Education Program with Strong Foundations

The master's degree program in education studies pairs an interdisciplinary foundation of general education courses with an education studies core that explores learning theory, educational psychology, child development, and best practices in education.

Accredited Education Programs with Optimum Flexibility

WilmU's College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) under NCATE Standards (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education). With a choice of day, evening, and online classes, these affordable education degree programs fit your schedule and your budget.

The Choice of Top Educators

More than 3,500 current Delaware teachers have graduated from Wilmington University, including 10 of the last 12 Delaware Teachers of the Year. We’re proud to be the choice of so many local education leaders.

The Additional Undergrad Education program at Wilmington University is CAEP Accredited The College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Master's Degree Programs in Education (Non-Licensure)

These programs are for educators who plan to pursue careers outside of the public school system. Graduates of these programs are not qualified for state licensure/certification.

Required courses and total credits vary based on degree selected.
10-11 courses 30-33 total credits

$1,611 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit graduate degree course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your education degree.

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Learn About Our Impressive Class of Graduates

WilmU COELA graduates are consistently recognized as education leaders.

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WilmU Industry and Career Outlook

Graduates of WilmU College of Education programs are well-prepared for their careers.

100% of Principals/Supervisors indicate WilmU’s graduates are most prepared in designing instruction/learning experiences that account for individual differences and ensuring a safe and inclusive learning environment.

91% of Principals indicate that WilmU’s teacher preparation programs prepare graduates to actively pursue, reflect upon, and use professional development opportunities, coaching, and/or mentoring to improve teaching practice.

91% of Principals indicate that graduates from WilmU’s teacher preparation program are fully prepared to work effectively with students from diverse communities, different cultures, and those living in poverty.

Teacher Salaries

According to the National Education Association, teachers in Delaware earn:*

$60,214 average salary

$41,639 average starting salary

Teacher Salaries by State can be found here. Applicants for positions in Delaware should visit Join Delaware Schools. To apply for positions outside of Delaware, applicants should visit the State Department of Education.

*Salary schedules vary by school and district because they include both state and local school district funds.

The knowledge and skills you'll acquire through this degree program will prepare you to work with children more effectively and to learn how they learn. — Dr. Michael Curry, program chair
Graduate Education Degree Testimonial Dr. Michael Curry

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