Lead the Way in Education with a Master’s Degree or Certificate

Gain the credentials you need to take on the best teaching and educational leadership roles by earning your master’s degree from WBUonline.

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Master of Education Degree and Certificates

Take your passion for teaching to new levels with the WBU online Master of Education degree. We also offer post-graduate principal and superintendent certifications.

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Online Master of Education

A Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree can open the door to career change or advancement in the education field. Whether you wish to enhance the classroom experience, become a leader of teachers, improve the administration of educational organizations, or focus on children with special needs, our online M.Ed. will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve your goals.

  • 100% online degree program can be completed in just 18 months.
  • Curriculum integrates theory with classroom practice and develops better skills for continuous improvement in education processes.
  • Option to pursue a state teaching certification along with your Master of Education.

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9 In-Demand Specializations:

  • Education Literacy
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • English
  • Human Resources
  • Instructional Technology
  • Leadership Development
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education
  • Sports Administration and Management

Online Post-Graduate Principal Certificate

If you’re a licensed teacher with a master’s degree from an accredited university who is looking to move into school administration, our Principal Certification program can equip you with the knowledge and credential required to lead a school of your own. In addition to taking courses on various aspects of education administration and principalship, you’ll complete a capstone course consisting of supervised experience in an educational setting.

Course Requirements:

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Introduction to School Administration – Organizational Behavior and Theory
  • School Law
  • Supervision of Instructional Leadership
  • The Principalship
  • Instructional Leadership II
  • Application of Administrative Concepts
  • Principal Internship

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Online Superintendent Certificate

Ready to take the next step in your career in education administration? The Superintendent Certification program offered by WBUonline provides experienced school administrators with the advanced knowledge and credential required for district superintendent and other leadership positions. This certification program includes a capstone course consisting of 200 hours of on-the-job practice in the office of a school superintendent.

Course Requirements:

  • School Plant and Facilities
  • Leadership and the Change Process
  • Politics, Governance, and Finance of Education
  • Superintendency Internship
  • School Improvement and Educational Reform

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Online Degrees in a Faith-Based Community

Affordable Tuition and Flexible Online Format

Discounts for Military, Law Enforcement, and Other Public Servants

Small Classes with Personalized Support

Earn Your Degree Online While Growing in Your Christian Faith

At Wayland Baptist University, online students are our purpose, not an afterthought—we were among the first Texas universities to offer degree programs entirely online. Each of our programs reflect the highly engaging, academically challenging, and close-knit faith community culture that’s deeply ingrained in every aspect of the WBU online experience.

WBUonline is Fully Accredited

Wayland Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees and certificates at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels.

Why Choose WBUonline?

Quality Academics with the Flexibility of Online

Online programs at WBU are taught by the same expert faculty and offer the same high academic standards you’ll find on Wayland Baptist University campuses and are designed with maximum convenience and flexibility to fit your busy schedule.

110 Years of Shaping Christian Leaders

Every WBUonline course aligns with Wayland Baptist University’s Christian values. You’ll not only prepare for professional success, but also for service to God, your family, and your community.

Affordable Tuition and Generous Credit Transfer Policy

WBU online programs consistently rank among the most affordable in the United States. Plus, we award maximum credit for work experience, college credit, and military service—helping you graduate faster and reduce costs.

Proud to Serve Our Military and Law Enforcement

To thank those who serve our country, we offer active-duty military and law enforcement members discounted tuition and award maximum credit for military service, law enforcement service, and civilian work experience.

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