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  • Course Delivery
  • Minimum Credits
  • Estimated Tuition
  • Duration
    2 Years

Program Overview

Effective January 2020, Saint Marys University of Minnesota will no longer be accepting applications for this program. Applications may be submitted now for Spring Term 1, starting January 6, 2020.

Not yet ready to enroll? Consider our online Master of Arts in Education

An Option for Wisconsin Educators

Enroll in the Master of Arts in Education-Wisconsin program at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and you'll find a learning environment that blends classroom experiences with independent study, online, and blended courses. This program is designed specifically for Wisconsin educators who want to advance their careers and build their skills. In the past, students' independent studies have included themes around curriculum design, special education, National Board certification, technology, and administration. This Master of Arts degree is 32 credits and can be completed in two years.


If you are enrolled in coursework through eduCATE-WI to prepare for a teaching or administrative license in Wisconsin it's important to know that up to 12 of the credits you've earned through eduCATE-WI may be applied to the M.A. in Education- Wisconsin program saving you time and money! Contact us to learn more.

Career Options

Learners in this program are typically K-12 classroom teachers looking to move into leadership or administrative roles after obtaining their masters degree or simply use their learning to improve their teaching and excel as a teacher leader.

Course Information

Encouraging the integration of personal and professional experience into the structure of graduate work, this program is based on the premise that growth occurs in the context of self-directed learning and that rigorous, scholarly study must be balanced with experience and personal goals. Through a course mix of online, blended, independent study and face-to-face courses, design a course of study aligned with your research interests.

For more information and course descriptions, check out our course catalog.

Applicants must submit:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Non-refundable application fee
  3. Official transcripts posting the applicant’s completed bachelor degree
  4. Other relevant official transcripts documenting potential transfer credits
  5. International transcripts must be evaluated by a university-accepted evaluator
  6. A reflective essay which includes a brief description of the applicant’s background, training, and experience, a description of the areas the applicant considers to be their strengths and areas in which the applicant wishes to develop greater strengths and abilities, and any personal information the applicant wishes to share
  7. Two recommendations that verify professional and/or volunteer experience and/or academic ability
  8. A current résumé listing educational background and work experience
  9. Applicants with international transcripts may require an English language proficiency exam.
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Key Dates

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Start Date
Fall Semester Term 1
Fall Semester Term 2
Spring Semester Term 1

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $460 Per Credit


Graduation fee:$190

The Saint Mary's Difference

The heart of Saint Mary's is its people — faculty, staff, and your fellow students — who become your companions and allies on your educational journey. Here, in an intense give-and-take setting, each of us discovers just how much we can learn. You'll find, in every one of our classrooms, a person-centered education focused on your growth, your potential — because we believe that everyone deserves the chance to make an impact, to change the world around them.

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