Each concentration has specific objectives. The overall outcomes for the online MSEd program are as follows:
- Gain Knowledge and Skills in the Education Profession
- Engage in Reflective Practice
- Think Critically
- Write with Clarity
This specialization provides all the tools necessary for a practicing educator to become even more successful or for anyone who desires to become a practicing educator. This highly praised degree program is in-depth, current, and has a faculty of practicing professionals who become partners with all students on their journey towards their master’s degree. This program is accredited, affordable, flexible, professional, and very personal. This School Educator specialization does not result in initial teacher certification but components of this concentration may be used to meet Maine’s “alternate route” requirements for professional certification, which are similar to those of a number of other states.
The Catholic school principal is both the spiritual leader of the school as well as the educational leader. The Catholic School Leadership degree concentration is focused on these dedicated educators working within K-12 Catholic schools throughout the country and beyond who desire to move towards supervisory roles such as vice principal, principal, headmistress, headmaster, dean, president, or similar leadership positions. This degree is also designed for current school leaders within the Catholic school system who wish to upgrade their skills or for principals from public schools who are moving into the rewarding Catholic school setting.
Designed for Principals, Headmasters, Teacher-Leaders, and many other leadership positions in education, this degree satisfies many states’ requirements for building administrator certification. A highlight of this degree concentration is the School Leader Internship which provides students with an opportunity to intern in an educational setting under the supervision of a mentor. The standards of the Interstate School Leader Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) frame this degree.
This specialization is for professionals in allied health fields who wish to educate the public, provide in-service training at their workplaces, or teach in allied health departments in community colleges. This degree specialization provides one of the few professional online allied health care education master’s degree programs in the country, reflecting the college’s history of preparation in both the health care and education fields.
This program is a practitioner-oriented master’s degree specialization using proven adult learning and human resource training methodologies for individuals interested in working with adults in a variety of fields including, but not limited to, adult education programs, coaching, community college instruction, corporate training, incarceration education, and performance consulting. Students select one of the core values of Saint Joseph’s College as a guiding principle for their unique degree program, and then choose a major project in adult education or human resource training that is useful in their workplace.