Graduate Programs

31 programs found related to “Education”
  • Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization

    This is a secondary authorization that enables the physical education teacher to teach students ranging from preschool through adult school, conduct assessments, and report findings through the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process.

  • Art Education, MA

    The Master of Arts in Art Education program is a 30-hour low-residency degree for artists who love to teach. Designed for working professionals and busy educators who enjoy making and teaching art, students benefit from the convenience of online courses and two one-week summer intensive practicums at APU’s main campus in Azusa.

      Online: Low Residency at Azusa (main campus)

  • Clinical Psychology: Marriage and Family Therapy, MA (MFT)

    Theory and hands-on practice prepares counselors to work with individuals, couples, and families by integrating ethics and psychotherapy. The program meets California licensure requirements.

  • College Counseling and Student Development, MS

    This program has a rich history of more than 40 years, and its balance of theory and practice prepares graduates for the exciting and ever-changing field of working with today's college students. This cohort-based program can be completed on site in Azusa in two years of internships and coursework. The culminating capstone experience allows students to synthesize their new knowledge for their professional application—for those new to the field and those seeking professional advancement.

  • Conducting, MM

    The Master of Music in Conducting prepares musicians for professional careers in the specialized and competitive field of conducting.

  • Doctoral-Level Certificate in Strengths-Oriented Higher Education

    The Doctoral-Level Certificate in Strengths-Oriented Higher Education is designed for educators and leaders who already have a master’s degree and wish to deepen their knowledge and application of a strengths development model to their work in higher education.

  • Educational Counseling, MAEd, and embedded School Counseling Credential

    Prepares school counselors to communicate with and guide students of all cultures, socioeconomic levels, and learning abilities. Requirements for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential are embedded within the program.

  • Educational Leadership, EdD

    Equips and deepens educational practitioners’ capacity to lead, inspire, and work to ensure equity in K-12 educational settings. As scholar-practitioners, graduates are eligible to enter higher education as faculty members who teach and conduct research on K-12 education.

  • Educational and Clinical Counseling, MAEd, and embedded School Counseling Credential

    Prepares candidates to serve as professional counselors in both school and clinical settings. Requirements for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential are embedded within the program, along with the educational requirements for California state licensure as a LPCC.

  • Extensive Support Needs Education Specialist Credential

    This special education credential program prepares educators to skillfully and compassionately guide moderately to severely disabled students.

  • Higher Education Leadership, EdD

    Qualifies graduates for leadership roles in colleges and universities, especially in student development, academic support, and institutional administration. This is a three-year, 51-unit, cohort-based program offered on the Azusa campus for one week each June and nine weekends a year (Fridays and Saturdays).

      Online: Low Residency at Azusa (main campus)

  • Higher Education, PhD

    The PhD in Higher Education develops scholars who are able to conduct original research and interpret and communicate the results of that research through their writing, teaching, and leadership. This is a 62-unit, cohort-based program offered on the Azusa campus for two weeks each July and January for four years.

      Online: Low Residency at Azusa (main campus)

  • Learning and Technology, MAEd, and Extensive Support Needs Education Specialist Credential

    This program empowers candidates to effectively integrate technology into the special needs classroom. Coursework delves into instructional strategy, behavioral support, intervention, and assessment for students with moderate/severe disabilities, as well as core classes in educational technology and learning.

  • Learning and Technology, MAEd, and Mild to Moderate Support Needs Education Specialist Credential

    Learn how to make a difference in special needs classrooms. Expert faculty instruct and guide from a distinctly Christian perspective, leading to a compassionate, caring, and ethical approach to teaching. Candidates build the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to help all students learn through engaging, technology-driven experiences.

  • Learning and Technology, MAEd, and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

    Equip yourself with the foundational tools for designing and implementing instructional experiences that integrate technology throughout the curriculum, and gain essential skills and knowledge in a variety of areas, including instructional video, web tools for enhanced interactive learning, digital communications, and emerging trends in the field.

  • Learning and Technology, MAEd, and Single Subject Teaching Credential

    The learning and technology program focuses on foundational tools for teachers to design and implement instructional experiences that integrate technology throughout the curriculum. Graduates gain essential skills and knowledge in a variety of areas, including instructional video, web tools for enhanced interactive learning, digital communications, and emerging trends in the field.

  • MSN in Nursing Education

    The master's in nursing education program provides comprehensive preparation to become a nurse educator. Using technology and teaching-learning methods taught by experienced nursing faculty, students develop the competencies and skills required to train the next generation of nursing professionals, leaders, and researchers.

      Available Online

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

    Nationally accredited, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepares students in advanced theory and practice in a specialized clinical area of nursing. Upon completion, students will meet all the requirements to be certified and will be nationally board eligible. Note: Students pursuing an MSN must also complete coursework for a specialized clinical area of nursing.

  • Mild to Moderate Support Needs Education Specialist Credential

    This special education credential program prepares educators to skillfully and compassionately guide mildly to moderately disabled students.

  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

    The standalone credential program offers streamlined preparation for teaching positions at the elementary and middle school levels (K–8). Combining comprehensive methods courses with practical classroom application and clinical practice, the program enables candidates to serve the unique academic needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

  • Music Education (MMEd)

    The Master of Music Education prepares current and prospective teaching professionals as school music specialists qualified to lead K-12 music programs in both private and public sectors.

    This program offers the following areas of study: Choral and Instrumental.

  • Nursing Education Certificate

    The Nursing Education Post-Master’s Certificate prepares nurses for teaching roles in various clinical and/or academic settings. This certificate builds on skills and knowledge obtained in a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program.

  • Physical Education, M.A., and Single Subject Teaching Credential

    Build the skills needed to teach physical education and coach at the K-12, junior college, and four-year university levels. Coursework covers advanced topics in physical education, ranging from sociological and ethical issues to leadership and administration. Note: Only the master’s portion of this program is available online.

  • Physical Education, M.S.

    Prepares candidates to advance their careers, increase their marketability, and gain opportunities in a variety of positions connected to physical education, athletics, and exercise science.

    This program offers the following areas of study: Sport Management (also online).

      Available Online

  • Physical Education, MA, and Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization

    Designed for candidates who possess a teaching credential in physical education and who seek to teach both adapted physical education and general physical education at the K–12 and community college levels.

  • School Psychology, EdS, with embedded Educational Psychology, MAEd, and School Psychology Credential

    Prepares school psychologists to evaluate and treat students of all cultures, socioeconomic levels, and learning abilities. In addition to the Ed.S. degree, requirements for the master’s degree and the Pupil Personnel Services Credential are embedded within the program. Additional degree pathways are available to add an ABA or EHRMS specialization.

    This program offers the following areas of study: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Clinical and Educationally Related Mental Health Counseling.

  • Single Subject Teaching Credential

    Prepare for teaching positions at the middle and high school levels (7-12) with this standalone credential program that blends foundational learning, specialization courses, and clinical practice in a streamlined format. Teacher candidates gain skills to creatively and collaboratively enhance student learning and achievement in their classrooms.

  • Special Education, MAEd, and Extensive Support Needs Education Specialist Credential

    Develop advanced skills to serve students with special needs. The program provides an essential foundation of special education theory, methods, and practical teaching experience. Candidates explore relevant issues, including behavior support, inclusion strategies, and modified classroom instruction.

  • Special Education, MAEd, and Mild to Moderate Support Needs Education Specialist Credential

    This program prepares educators to effectively teach students with special learning needs, including specific learning or language disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, emotional difficulties, and behavioral disorders. Course content enables candidates to take what they learn and immediately apply it in the teaching environment.

  • Teaching, MAEd, and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

    Blending practitioner-based courses with graduate work in research and best practices, this program prepares teachers for positions at the elementary and middle school levels (K-8). Methods coursework and practical classroom training create a lasting learning experience for educators.

  • Teaching, MAEd, and Single Subject Teaching Credential

    This program equips teachers for the middle and high school levels (7-12), and as K-12 specialists in art, music, and physical education. Candidates complete advanced coursework in research and best practices, and apply new teaching-methods knowledge directly in the classroom to enhance student learning.

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