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A Christ-centered education that comes to you.

At ACU, our nationally recognized online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you. Our programs are intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.

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Become a leader in instruction, design, and development. Our Master of Education in Instruction and Learning is designed to empower educational leaders who promote instruction in safe and productive learning environments in as few as 20 months. The Conflict Resolution track is designed to prepare educators in the use of conflict resolution in their field, while the Learning with Emerging Technologies track is focused on professional development and the design of instruction using technology.



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ACU’s online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Instruction and Learning program allows you to improve your craft and become a master teacher—capable of increasing learning for your students and your peers. It also equips you to handle the growing diversity of today’s classrooms. Combine data-driven decision making with a faith-based perspective to lead with purpose based upon the foundation of Christian vocation.

The M.Ed. in Instruction and Learning is available only for cohort enrollment with independent school districts; it is not available for individual enrollment.


30 hours

20 months


Learning with Emerging Technologies

Conflict Resolution


Reframing Learning

Managing Data

Learning Challenges

Continuous Improvement

+ Common Job Titles

+ Admission Requirements

  • Master Teacher
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Mediator
  • Instructional Design Specialist
  • Curriculum Development
  • Professional Development Trainer

To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Complete the online program application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Submit official transcripts showing earned bachelor's from a regionally accredited college or university or the equivalent.
  • Submit a current resume.
  • Submit a written purpose statement including philosophy of education.
  • Have access to an accredited K-12 environment.

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