Master of Science in Education

Master of Science in Education

The Master of Science in Education program is designed for professionals interested in acquiring skills and/or teaching practice, through access to current theories, methodologies, and pedagogical techniques applicable to different educational levels.

The program curriculum is competency-based, flexible, and oriented by Projects that enables the student to experience what has been learned, apply critical thinking, socialized, and constructive participative learning, as well as providing a permanent reflection on the educational practice that allows learning in a comprehensive and articulated way. The program is administered using a model that integrates information technologies strategies as a study modality, as well as a transversal axis in all classes, thereby facilitating learning using the tools available in digital environments in a flexible way without time constraints and space.

The program is designed to foster strong analytical and personal skills, technological abilities, effective communication, and logical ethical approaches to the education industry. The curriculum encompasses teaching competencies and includes a culminating experience and research component required for program completion.

36 Graduate Level
Semester Credit Hours

Estimated Completion
Time 12 months

The program is structured as follows

Concentration in Educational Leadership

skills and tools to assist the student to reach their full potential. Students will learn to interpret leadership models, teacher evaluation, and motivation, and use it to develop professional learning opportunities that promote continuous improvement. Upon completion of this concentration.
Students will have the following skills:

  • Ability to perform functions as leaders of transformation in educational organizations of any level.
  • Ability to foster through innovative instructional and managerial practices a school climate conducive to the learning of all constituents.
  • Ability to apply methods and techniques of negotiation and conflict resolution in educational organizations.

Concentration in Educational Technologies

This concentration prepares educators and other professionals to serve as technology leaders by teaching them to track trends and leverage technology as an effective tool to support learning and meet the needs of staff, teachers, and students. Upon completion of this concentration Students will have the following skills:

  • Ability to implement pedagogical models using Technologies in Education.
  • Ability to develop teaching methodologies that adjust to current trends in education.
  • Ability to use new technological trends to innovate learning models in teaching practice.

Program Objective

The program’s objective is to deepen students’ knowledge and expertise, develop their professional skills, and enable them to compete for a rewarding career in the education field. The Master of Science in Education degree is designed to prepare educators for career advancement.

To support the University’s Mission and goals, the MS Education with concentrations provides learning opportunities in which the students gain experience, practice, and acquire skills and knowledge in:

  • Promoting the acquisition of knowledge, abilities and skills related to the theoretical foundations of educational science in current teaching and learning models.
  • Using innovative tools and critical analysis.
  • Facilitating socialization that fosters the design of innovative strategies, methods and techniques of teaching and learning according to current trends in education.
  • Offering teaching strategies that guarantee the development of applied educational research skills.
  • Promoting in teachers the leadership and administration capacities for educational institutions.
  • Critically analyzing problems on the basis of research methods that are linked to educational management.
  • Developing competencies for teaching-learning processes through didactic use and new technological trends that allow the teacher to apply and innovate learning models in their teaching practice.
  • Fluently communicate an oral or written discourse on technology in education, its trends and development.
  • Developing educational research related to technology and its uses in education.

Master of Science in Education

(36 Graduate Level Semester Credit Hours – Estimated Completion Time 12 months)

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

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