MEd Advancement Grant
The school year is wrapping up and summer is on the way. Are you ready to add to your resume?
Taft University is making it easier and more affordable than ever for you to advance on your district’s pay schedule. It’s tough for teachers to find the time and money to go back to school and further their own education – so to help, we are offering a limited time grant that will allow you to pay just $195/unit in tuition.
What Makes a Taft University M.Ed. Exceptional?
- Our courses are 100% independent study – study anywhere, at any time, on any device.
- You get individualized attention from your faculty whenever you need it.
- We offer a tuition payment plan to help spread out your required fees while keeping it affordable.
- Faculty are terminally degreed, experienced educators.
- Our comprehensive curriculum provides well-rounded knowledge of the industry.
- You can take a break between semesters if work or life gets extra busy.*
Our M.Ed. program is of particular interest to individuals with public or private school teaching experience who desire to improve their classroom instructional skills, increase their knowledge of educational administration and advance on their district’s compensation schedules. The Montessori Educator track focuses on an understanding of Montessori educational theories and applications. Overall, our M.Ed. programs cover theoretical knowledge and leadership techniques to help improve teaching skills and decision making.**
We strive to keep our programs affordable so that higher education can be more available to working professionals. Standard tuition for our M.Ed. program is charged at $275/unit. However, with this grant we are offering a lowered rate of $195/unit. The average student will finish the program in three semesters over the course of one year. Total tuition with this grant comes to just $5,850 – or $6,630 with the Montessori Educator track, which requires four extra credits.
Requirements of students who wish to take advantage of the grant:
- Grant recipients must meet the regular admission requirements of the program.
- Must begin studies on or before September 15, 2019.
- The first semester must be completed within 8 months from the date of matriculation.
- The second semester must be completed within 16 months from the date of matriculation.
- All graduation requirements must be completed within two years.*
- Students who are accepted and would like to begin with the tuition grant will need to begin their studies on the earliest possible start date.
Education Master’s Degree Programs Overview:
Master of Education (M.Ed.) – The M.Ed. program emphasizes coursework in leadership, management and instruction in a variety of educational and public service settings. This program is of particular interest to individuals with public or private school teaching experience who desire to improve their classroom instructional skills, increase their knowledge of educational administration and advance on their district’s compensation schedules.
Master of Education (M.Ed.) with Montessori Educator Track – The M.Ed. Montessori Educator track features a focused elective track designed specifically for Montessori educators. Upon completion, students in this track will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the Montessori educational theories and applications. Applicants with approved Montessori certificates can receive up to seven transfer credits.
* The M.Ed. grant is offered by the Taft University System and the enrollment period expires on September 15, 2019. Master’s grant recipients are charged $195 per unit. Students who fail to meet the tuition reduction targets will not retain the grant but can continue at the standard tuition rate of $275 per unit. Grant recipients must complete their first semester within 8 months, second semester within 16 months, and all required courses within two years (24 months) from the date of initial enrollment. Students are responsible for the cost of required textbooks which may be obtained through a variety of sources. The grant cannot be combined with other grant offers including a PIPE grant.
** The Master of Education degree program is designed to service a national market and does not purport to provide licensure or credential certification in any particular state and/or school district. Applicants interested in licensure, credential certification, and/or salary advancement are encouraged to contact the relevant licensing body(ies) and their respective human resources department before enrollment.