Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s Master in Education program is offered both on campus and online. Students can prepare to become teachers and educational specialists for today’s classrooms. This program is also an excellent start for those interested in executive managerial or administrative roles in schools, central offices, or ministry organizations.

Students in our online Master in Education program can appreciate the convenience of earning their degree in our interactive online setting. Students are able to work at a time and place that works well for them. This online course integrates Christian values and ethics with our challenging education curriculum and the use of cutting-edge technology.

Students in our online Master in Education program will take courses including:

  • Introduction to Graduate Education
  • History and Philosophy of Education
  • Educational Technologies
  • Educational Assessment
  • Educational Research

Our Master in Education degree program provides students with our quality curriculum and the flexibility of online learning. Oklahoma Wesleyan University is approved for teacher education by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

More than a degree!

"The M.Ed program at OKWU is unique in the fact that it offers a true opportunity for significant leadership in the schools through the Action Project. The faculty also have current, real-life teaching experiences, so they know the struggles and joys involved with teaching. I thoroughly enjoyed the networking with other candidates from the area!"

-Keri Bostwick, M.Ed. Graduate 2013

Graduation Requirements


In order to graduate from Oklahoma Wesleyan University with the Master of Education degree a student must complete the following criteria:

  • Completion of 33 hours of required curriculum: 27 hours of Core Curriculum (including Internship/Portfolio) 6 hours of Licensure or Non-Licensure Tract courses
  • All courses must be completed through OKWU AGS
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

On location & online

Admission Requirements

  • Submission of official transcripts containing all undergraduate coursework including confirmation of a conferred Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • An earned undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or a major GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale (Conditional admission may be granted for GPA’s as low as 2.5.)
  • Approval granted by the Graduate Education Admissions Committee—approval is based on the following documentation applicants will submit: Professional resume detailing all employment experiences Two letters of recommendation from persons qualified to judge the applicant’s professional expertise, character and capacity for graduate-level work Written admissions essay Current teaching license (if applicable) or waiver signed acknowledging a non-license program tract


  • Students whose first language is not English (unless a US citizen) must have a TOEFL score of 69 or higher
  • Students must either own or have access to a computer with internet capabilities

Program Progression

  • Students must complete each core course with a 2.0 grade or better
  • Students whose core GPA falls below 2.0 will be place on academic probation for the next term
  • Students must comply with the program attendance policies to continue the program