Graduate Education Degree Program


The Thayer School of Education prepares graduate students to face the challenges of 21st-century education and to succeed as a leader in the classroom and in educational administration. Graduate Education provides a comprehensive and hands-on experimental approach as outlined in our Conceptual Framework.  
The Higher Education Executive Leadership (HEEL) programs prepare graduates for
executive-level positions in community colleges, four year colleges and universities.
Higher Education Executive Leadership degrees are offered on campus in class and
synchronously online. Students interested in expanding their knowledge of teaching, learning, and leadership may choose one of the following programs:


TUITION 2020-2021

  • Doctor of Education is $515 Per Credit Hour
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education is $350 Per Credit Hour
  • Master of Arts in Education in Elementary Education is $350 Per Credit Hour
  • Specialist in Education is $515 Per Credit Hour

MAT Testing Dates

For dates and to register, contact Karen Morgal at 704-233-8127.
The test starts at 3:30 p.m. and the cost is $65.00

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