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Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Thank you for your interest in Mayville State University. Please call the Division Office (701-788-4710) or email ( for additional information. 

The Master of Education courses will provide online courses for licensed teachers wanting  to pursue graduate level instruction, to achieve a higher educational preparation level. It also provides a degree option for professionals outside of the K-12 teaching arena to prepare for teaching and learning within an organization.  

Arranged in 8-week blocks, graduate students may enroll in one to three courses simultaneously with the opportunity for degree completion as early as one year. The courses are set in a rotation model and are designed so that the graduate student may choose either a part-time or full-time plan of study.  

Materials required to complete the graduate application at Mayville State University: 

All items listed below must be completed and/or received by Mayville State University to be considered for admission to the Master of Education Program at Mayville State University. 

For admission to Mayville State University, submit the following 3 items to: 

Office of Admissions 
Mayville State University 
Attention: Mindy O’Connor 
330 Third Street NE 
Mayville, ND 58257 

Or electronically to Mayville State University through the National Student Clearing House or Parchment. 

  1. Application for graduate admission to Mayville State University submit an online application at 
  2. An application fee of $35.00 U.S. dollars must accompany each application for admission to the university at time of application submission. The application fee cannot be waived and is not refundable.
  3. Official transcripts verifying all undergraduate coursework and degrees earned from accredited institutions and have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education required for the SPED track or Innovative Teaching Practices Track
  • Bachelor's Degree required for Adult Teaching and Learning Track
  • Current Teaching License required for the Innovative Teaching Track and SPED Track

Please contact Mindy O’Connor for assistance with graduate application to Mayville State University:, 701.788.4635

Admission to the M.Ed. Program 

Admission to the M.Ed. program is completed in conjunction with, or after admission to MSU.  Applicants will be provided with all necessary information to complete the items for admission to the M.Ed. program listed below. Students will upload some of the items to Taskstream, a software system purchased by students upon admission to the university that will be used throughout the M.Ed. program. Information on the purchase of Taskstream and the following M.Ed. admission requirements will be provided by email.   

Applicants will be provided all necessary information, forms and processes to complete and submit the items below

  • All M.Ed. Students  

  • $35 M.Ed. Graduate Program Application Fee (due upon admission to the program)   

- A current resume or CV (student will upload to Taskstream) 

- 3 Letters of reference.  Letters may not be submitted from family members.(student will upload to Taskstream)

- Admission Interview (completed in Taskstream)

- Signed Student Code of Conduct Form (completed in Taskstream) 

  • Special Education and Innovative Teaching Practices  

- Score reports on previously taken exams for teacher preparation or licensure (uploaded into Taskstream).

- Proof of current student liability insurance (student will upload to TaskStream) 

- Proof of fingerprinting and a background check clearance/teaching license (student will upload to TaskStream) 

Student Learning Outcomes 

SLO 1: Learner & Learning: Students understand diversity in learning and developmental processes and create supportive and safe learning environments for students to thrive. 

SLO 2: Content: Students understand subject matter deeply and flexibly so they can advance their students’ learning, address misconceptions and apply ideas to everyday life. 

SLO 3: Instructional Practice: Students will plan instruction, utilize effective instructional strategies and technologies, and continuously assess students for mastery and decision-making purposes. 

SLO 4: Professional Responsibility: Students will take responsibility for student learning, collaborative relationships, their own professional growth, and the advancement of the profession.