Open up new possibilities for yourself and your students through graduate-level research. Deepen your knowledge of educational foundations and practice. Explore how education is situated in society, politics, and economics. Discover new possibilities for greater inclusion of all types of learners.

The Master of Education (MEd) degree program engages educational practitioners in rigorous education. By engaging students with substantive scholarship, they develop educational expertise in various areas to become leaders in the field of education. The MEd degree program serves teachers, administrators, and educators more generally who desire to grow personally and professionally through advanced education.


The degree program is flexible, allowing you to specialize in any relevant area of study. We also offer four formal concentrations:

The Inclusion Specialist and Literacy Specialist concentrations are available fully online. The curriculum and instruction and education leadership concentrations have both online and on-campus courses.

Candidate experience

Past candidates have given high ratings to the quality of instruction and the thoughtful Christian vision of the program. A combination of online, face-to-face and hybrid courses offers flexibility. The program is intentionally designed to create personal connections with faculty and fellow educators from a range of backgrounds, contexts, and nations. Personal attention and support will enable you to reach further and grow more as you embrace the challenge of extending your professional knowledge and skills. Our commitment to equity, excellence and justice is rooted in a Christian engagement with contemporary education.


For more information, we invite you to contact Debbie Abbott.

Course Requirements


Planning and registration guide

The Graduate Program offers courses on a rotating basis.

Spring 2021

  • 2021 Spring Full Semester (online): February 1 - May 20
    • 2021 Spring Session 1 (online): January 5 - February 27
      • 2021 Spring Session 2 (online): March 1 - April 24

          Summer 2021

          Withdrawing from a course

          Students considering dropping a class are encouraged to contact both their instructor and Calvin University's financial services department for tuition implications.


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