Education, M.S. (Online)
The online M.S. in Education prepares candidates to advance their professions as teachers, counselors, curriculum developers, administrators and leaders in a range of educational settings.
Candidates in CBU's online M.S. in Education program develop expertise in their chosen concentration and leadership skills to be a person of influence and agent of change in the field of education and beyond.
*with a full-time course load
*Based on current academic year. Subject to change.
Why Earn Your M.S. in Education (Online) at CBU?
Made for the Working Professional
Classes are offered on online to support the needs of students who continue working while in school. Instructional material is pre-recorded and does not require class attendance at a specified time. Courses integrate learning experiences that directly relate to students' professional goals, strengthen leadership skills and allow them to learn in the workplace.
Graduate From a Well-Respected University
The Metcalf School of Education enjoys an excellent reputation with school districts across the Inland Empire and maintains strong relationships with district faculty, staff and administrators. As a result, CBU educators are competitively positioned in the education marketplace.
Learn From Expert Faculty
Candidates benefit from the individual attention and support of the outstanding faculty at the Metcalf School of Education. Instructors include veteran educators with in-depth experience teaching in a variety of educational settings worldwide.
Learn Flexibly Online, On Your Schedule
- Classes start every 8 weeks
- Accelerated, asynchronous courses offered 100% online
- Three semesters offered year round allows students the ability to graduate faster
- Administrative Services Induction Concentration
- Curriculum and Instruction Concentration
- Early Childhood Studies Concentration
- Educational Leadership Concentration
- Special Education Concentration
- Transitional Kindergarten Concentration
*Interested in a credential? Check out our on-campus teaching credential opportunities.
Consistent with the university student outcomes, upon completion of the Master of Science in Education degree, graduates will be able to:
- Evaluate a range of contemporary issues related to education from a variety of worldviews and perspectives.
- Develop and articulate a personal worldview.
- Develops and articulates a personal leadership philosophy.
- Analyze trends, issues, and research associated with education in general as well as within their specific specialization.
- Examine principles of teaching that can be derived from psychological theories and research for both pedagogy and andragogy.
- Analyze educational systems in the global society using theories of teaching and learning.
EDU 522: Curriculum Theory and Development
This course is an overview of curriculum from the societal level to the classroom level and the experiences of the learner.
EDU 521: Theories of Learning and Teaching
Examination of principles of teaching that can be derived from psychological theories and research, including behavioral, cognitive, and social theories.
EDU 501: Leadership, Worldviews and Contemporary Issues
Students will evaluate a range of contemporary issues related to education from different leadership and worldview perspectives and develop a worldview and leadership philosophy.
Instructor of Early Childhood Studies Office Phone: 951-343-3992 Professor of Education Office Phone: 951-343-3935
Office Location: Tyler Plaza
Director of Online Education for the School of Education
Coordinator of Bachelor's in Early Childhood Studies (Online)
Instructor of Early Childhood Studies
Office Phone: 951-343-3992
Professor of Education
Office Phone: 951-343-3935
Is financial aid available to help pay for online programs?
Our online degrees offer a reputable and more affordable option for earning your bachelor’s, master's or doctorate degree. When pursuing an online degree, students are freed from the financial obligations that accompany some traditional degrees, such as room accommodations, gas and parking. Additionally, CBU has partnered with select employers to provide their employees with the opportunity to improve their career through their educational goals and receive a 20% tuition scholarship. Learn more about tuition and financial aid.
Are CBU's online programs accredited?
California Baptist University (CBU), which includes all programs offered online, is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Many prospective students are uncertain about which college degrees employers or universities will accept. This regional accreditation by WSCUC means you can be confident that your CBU degree is recognized and respected by schools and companies across the country.
What resources do I need to complete my degree online?
To complete your online degree, you will need access to a computer, Wi-Fi and a word processor like Microsoft Word. These are necessary to access the student learning system and complete your assignments. Some programs may require different resources. Check with your enrollment counselor for specific expectations upon applying for your program, or you can view additional information here.
When you complete and submit your application to CBU, a friendly and knowledgeable admissions counselor will guide you through the admissions process and all the necessary steps to become a Lancer.
CBU accepts applications for online enrollment throughout the year, and most online degree programs can start at 6 semester entry points per calendar year.
|2024 Online Semester
|Spring 2024 - Session 2
|Summer 2024 - Session 1
|Summer 2024 - Session 2
|Fall 2024 - Session 1
|Fall 2024 - Session 2
- Specialist in Education
- Faith-Based Educator
*Some career options may require further education.