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Corban University

Master of Science in Education

As a teacher, you’re continually pouring into your students and looking for ways to make education meaningful and exciting for them. Now it’s your turn. Let Corban encourage you as you gain new ideas, valuable skills and effective tools to continue inspiring your students.

Corban’s Master of Science in Education will allow you to experience classes with other teachers who understand the challenges and rewards of leading in today’s classrooms. Whether you are a first-year teacher or have 20 years of experience in the classroom, you will be challenged and encouraged through coursework that is relevant to the changing world of education.

Overview

Take your courses entirely online or add an endorsement through evening classes on campus. The Master of Science in Education is designed to fit into your busy schedule as a teacher and can be taken at a full-time or part-time pace.

Take a closer look at the things that matter in your classroom. You will learn from the experience, knowledge and questions of your colleagues as well as from professors who have years of hands-on classroom experience—and you can apply what you learn in your coursework right away in your classroom. Plus, choose from three concentrations to tailor your degree to your needs and schedule.

Corban’s master’s in education is built to equip teacher leaders, and to give you the options you need to build your degree program. Focus on Curriculum and Instruction, ESOL or Literacy.

Program Options

Curriculum and Instruction

Available entirely online, the Curriculum and Instruction track updates you on current research in the education field and explores relevant issues related to curriculum. Elective options give you the freedom to personalize your degree with courses in curriculum development and evaluation, assessment, technology in education, or content specific courses for secondary teachers.

ESOL

The ESOL track has been created to help you teach the diverse classrooms of Oregon schools. This track provides both theoretical background and practical understanding to enhance your ability to reach students of various cultural, socio-economic and language groups.

The ESOL track meets the requirements outlined by TSPC for the English Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement and can also be used for the English Speakers of Other Languages /Bilingual Endorsement.

Literacy

The literacy track will equip you to develop effective literacy curriculum and programs for your classroom. Open a world of possibilities for your students by helping them excel in reading.

The literacy track meets the requirements set by TSPC for adding the Reading Intervention Specialist Endorsement to your Oregon Teaching License. The literacy track is offered in a hybrid of online and on-campus courses.

Program Outcomes

Through the Master of Science in Education, the candidates will:

  • write a Personal Philosophy of Education.
  • differentiate between the various teaching and learning theories.
  • write a thesis dealing with a relevant educational issue.
  • demonstrate how important issues for educational leaders are informed by a Biblical worldview.
  • develop strategies that can be used to address the needs of diverse populations.
  • evaluate his/her philosophy of curriculum development and assessment to ensure effective student learning occurs.

Expert Faculty

At Corban, we believe in teaching what we know from firsthand experience—not just from theory. Our Graduate Education faculty have real world experience as elementary, middle, high and international school teachers in a variety of subjects, and in both faith-based and public school settings. They’ve also been ESOL and Reading Intervention Specialists, administrators and program directors in addition to their expertise at the college level.

Corban faculty have a passion for teaching and for helping others develop as teachers. Because they have been in your shoes, they can offer wisdom and practical teaching tools that really work.