Marian University MPath

Learn to Teach by Teaching: Hands-On Training and Advanced Coursework

100% Online | Customized Learning | Finish in 15 Months

Fulfill your passion for teaching.
Become a teacher in 15 months!

Marian University MPath

Learn to Teach by Teaching: Hands-On Training and Advanced Coursework

100% Online | Customized Learning | Finish in 15 Months

Fulfill your passion for teaching.
Become a teacher in 15 months!

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher Education Focus (with License)

Gain the skills you need for a career in teaching by earning a Master of Arts in Education degree (with license), 100% online. Perfect for working professionals ready to change their careers and follow their passion to teach. All it takes to get started is a bachelor’s degree in any subject and a desire to teach grades 1-8 in Wisconsin.

Professors and Field Experiences Build Your Classroom Confidence

Experienced, dedicated professors combined with in-classroom fieldwork set Marian’s teaching degree apart from other programs. Structured field learning, also known as student teaching, builds confidence in designing innovative curriculum and implementing ideas alongside licensed teachers in live classrooms.

We help customize your program to meet your goals and current obligations, creating the perfect balance between life, work, and study. You’re never alone at Marian University. From enrollment to graduation, Marian is there to help you navigate your path from a student to a licensed teacher.

Advantages of the 15-Month MAE

  • Study is 100% online

  • 12 flexible start dates throughout the year

  • Become a teacher for grades 1-8

  • Fieldwork in local classrooms, apply what you learn

  • Get one-on-one support to help navigate your coursework

  • Customizable program for busy working professionals

  • Earn your Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence license

Working alongside licensed teachers in local elementary and middle school classrooms, students learn how to:

Who is the online Master of Arts in Education (with license) program for?

Changing Careers

A bachelor’s degree and desire to become a teacher in Wisconsin is all you need to get started.

Paraprofessional Aides

Professionals working as teachers’ aides and assistants can advance their careers as licensed teachers.

Licensed Teachers

Working teachers can earn their master’s degree, obtain an additional teaching license, and assume greater leadership roles in education.

New Teachers

New teachers can gain professional experience while working toward their MAE degree online. Apply what you learn on the job to your studies and what you study to your classroom work.

“Our program focuses on preparing you to enter the classroom confident and ready for the challenge. Throughout your coursework, you’ll be introduced to foundational theory that supports effective practices in today’s K-12 classrooms. These best practices are incorporated in all of our courses to ensure that you have opportunities to apply your learning to real-world scenarios through case studies and strategic field experiences in local classrooms.”

Polly Manske – Assistant professor of teacher education at Marian University

MPath Online Program Schedule: FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

The online Master of Arts in Education, Focus Teacher Education (with License), is designed for professionals who are dedicated to furthering their education with the convenience of a program custom-made to fit their lives. The Flexible Program provides 12 convenient start dates, more than 20 classes to choose from every four weeks and the ability to set your pace and customize your own completion plan.

As a Marian MPath student you’ll have the chance to move through the Flexible Program with a clear path ahead to your MAE and the start of a new career in education. Comprehensive distance learning support and a robust, interactive learning experience round out your education on your way to success. Marian recognizes where you’ve come from and what you need to move forward into the future you are envisioning.

Start your teaching journey now!

The Marian University Benefit

  • Marian is a member of NC-SARA (National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements).

  • Marian is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a regional accreditation agency for institutions of higher education based in the North Central region of the United States.
  • Marian University holds programmatic accreditation for degrees in nursing, business, social work and teacher education.

Marian University

Founded in 1936

Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes

45 South National Avenue 
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935