The University of New England is a top-ranked independent university with two distinctive campuses located in the coastal communities of Biddeford and Portland, Maine. UNE provides a highly integrated learning experience that promotes excellence through interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in education, research and service.
With more than 4,000 students and more than 40 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, UNE has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report among the top regional universities in the Northeast. The University of New England is the leading provider of healthcare professionals in the state of Maine and has recognized strengths in osteopathic medicine; health sciences; biological, marine and environmental sciences; and other select areas of excellence in the liberal arts.
The online learning environment is challenging yet supportive, structured yet flexible to accommodate adult learners. The program supports creative application of course skills and knowledge to teacher’s classrooms and schools.
Master of Science in Education
- Educational Leadership – Become an educational leader and shape your students’ educational environment.
- Curriculum & Instruction Strategies - Develop techniques and tools to effectively deliver messages in the classroom.
- Literacy - Learn and develop techniques to ensure the literacy of your students.
- Inclusion Education - Teach students of all learning abilities from advanced to special needs in an inclusion setting.
“To say that the support offered by the faculty and staff is an asset is an understatement. I never once felt disconnected from the professors, program manager or my fellow students." ”
– Harold Zitman, Graduate UNE MSEd Inclusion Education, N. Bergen Board of Education, New Jersey
“I thought the quality of the texts used in my coursework was outstanding and keep my new library of resources close by for reference. I feel current in the area of literacy and am applying my knowledge to my study skills, classes, and my Freshman English section.”
-Jackie, Graduate UNE CAGS Literacy
“For the MSEd and the Educational Leadership focus the coursework was on target. Many of the courses and coursework were applicable to my current work in my school. It allowed me to see some of our challenges in a new light and to have a new approach to accomplish our goals”
-Blaine, Graduate UNE MSEd Educational Leadership
“UNE provides its students with all materials and resources to be successful in the online MSW program and truly expresses their passion for students to succeed in the program. I have had the opportunity to meet classmates around the country and take part in a diverse learning environment I had never experienced in the classroom.”
-Jacqui Miseiewicz, UNE Master of Social Work Student
“To be honest, I am so awed by the program, how well organized it is, and the quality of the instructors. This school wants you to actually succeed and become a powerful force for good in the areas we serve.”
-Jonathan Hale, UNE Master of Social Work Student
“So far, UNE has been the best university I have ever attended in the 10+ years I have been pursuing an education. It’s worthy of noting!”
-Julia Taylor, UNE Master of Social Work Student