We Prepare Students To Transform Societies Through Education.
You’re looking for a change in the education system and your career. The School of Education’s online graduate programs will give you the knowledge and experience you need to make a positive difference in the world. Turn your passion into action as you learn from internationally renowned faculty members in a convenient and flexible format. American University was founded on the principle of creating meaningful change in the world and our online programs will give you the skills to transform education for everyone.
Build a Better Future in Education
SHAYNA COOKFall ’19 Graduate
What makes AU online unique?
We believe American University’s School of Education, is an exceptional place to pursue a degree in education. By offering our programs online we are able to bring a multitude of opportunities —from learning from world-class special educators to acquiring knowledge and skills in education policy formulation – to educators around the country.
In sum, our students graduate prepared to enter education-oriented careers. Our graduates are sought after for their ability to translate what they have learned to real-world education needs. I hope that you will peruse our website for more information about our programs and faculty. I’m confident that we can help you advance your career in education! Thanks for your interest in our School of Education.
Cheryl Holcomb-McCoyDean of American University School of Education
We’re Proud to Partner with:
Thanks to the School of Education’s numerous partnerships with top-tier education organizations, American University offers a special 29% tuition discount to applicants who are alumni or current members of the below organizations and local school districts: MCPS, PGCPS, and DCPS.
Find out how these partnerships and other financial aid opportunities can help your tuition:
Learn More from Our Faculty and Admissions Experts
Still unsure if American University’s online education programs are right for you? Join us for a virtual information session and hear directly from program faculty and admissions staff about how our degrees are creating transformative education leaders throughout the country. Our webinars dive deep into the curriculum, course load, and expected outcomes of our various online programs and give you a chance to ask any questions you might have.