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Master of Arts in Education

Advance your career while learning new skills

With a Master of Arts in Education from Fontbonne University, you will reach the high expectations you set for yourself and gain a foundation for continuous career advancement.

Our faculty are experienced practitioners and teachers who combine their knowledge of theory with their own classroom experiences to provide practical applications from a theoretical foundation. What you learn in our program can be immediately applied in your classroom or in other educational settings.

Program Highlights

You can move forward in your career and continue working in your field at Fontbonne, making it possible for you to achieve the high goals you’ve set while pursuing lifelong learning. Flexible classes and the ability to tailor the program to your unique needs distinguishes your degree.

  • 33-credit-hour degree program
  • 15 percent discount to qualified educators.
  • Convenient evening and online coursework
  • This program is approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
  • Specific concentrations allow you to customize your skills and develop tools most relevant to your goals.
  • If your bachelor’s degree is not in education and you need initial teacher’s certification, we have you covered with our Master of Arts in Teaching.
  • Action research is conducted as part of your area of concentration.

The Graduate Perspective

“The strong reputation of Fontbonne’s education department is what attracted me initially, but when I started the program I found there were so many reasons to love it. My professors knew me personally, and they wanted to help me be successful.”

-Julie Mohan


Educator's Discount

In appreciation of the services offered to our community by educators at all levels, Fontbonne University offers a 15 percent discount to qualified individuals enrolled in graduate coursework.

Qualified educators include those who work at least half-time in a nursery school, a pre-K through 12 school system or post-secondary institution.

A discount application form is available from the Fontbonne admission representative or program director with whom you are working. The form must be completed each semester or enrollment term to receive the discount.

Program Contact

Dr. Allison Edwards
Associate Professor/Education Program Chair

Phone: 314-719-3591


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