Master's Degree Programs
If you are a lifelong learner, don’t let anything stand in the way of your education. Earn your Master’s degree at Ashford University to advance your education and potentially your career through a rewarding Master’s degree program. Plus, there are no GRE or GMAT requirements to enroll.
Earn your Master’s degree online
Take a valuable step toward your future by pursuing an online Master’s degree program. You can access course materials on your schedule through a computer, tablet, and smartphone, allowing you to stay involved while still living your life to the fullest. If you’re ready to earn a Master’s degree on your schedule, find your degree below.
- Master of Arts in Education
- Master of Arts in Education, Instructional Practice specialization
- Master of Arts in Special Education
- Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Technology
Ashford University's Graduate Culture
Ashford University’s graduate programs provide robust, rigorous learning experiences to prepare the future professionals and leaders in the global economy. At the graduate level, Ashford's programs focus on building students' capacity to synthesize, evaluate, create, and apply knowledge in their field and in interdisciplinary studies. Faculty members support students through direct and inquiry-based approaches, research, scholarship, and applied practice in the field. The Ashford learning environment supports students to transfer their skills and knowledge to real-world situations and to develop the skills to be successful professionals, leaders, and citizens.
Ashford University’s Graduate Culture Characteristics:
- Graduate faculty ensure students are challenged by rigorous academic curriculum and hold students to high expectations in their academic work.
- Faculty and students reflect a highly developed framework of ethics; academically, personally, and professionally.
- Faculty and students demonstrate a high level of research, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of pertinent topics in their specialized discipline through discussion, reflection, collaboration, written work, and practical experience.
- Faculty and students at the graduate level advance the body of scholarship in their field of study, as well as in work and professional environments in local, national, and/or international settings.
- Faculty and students leverage technology in innovative ways for teaching and learning.
- Faculty and students examine and evaluate the research or scholarship of the discipline to produce scholarly or creative work consistent with disciplinary standards.
- Graduate faculty seek to prepare innovators and leaders who demonstrate 21st century skills and professional soft skills necessary to be successful in the field, such as tenacity, perseverance, adaptability, communication, collaboration, and leadership.
- Faculty and students are held to high expectations for excellence in written and oral communication with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly, consistently, and logically.
Reference Wendler, C., Bridgeman, B., Cline, F., Millet, C., Rock, J., Bell, N., & McAllister, P. (2010). The Path Forward: The Future of Graduate Education in the United States. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.
For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit our website. Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.