Master of Education

About the Program

The graduate faculty of the School of Education at Park University attempt to bring the best and most current practices to the classroom, in order to enable educators to bring the best to their students. Faculty is committed to the belief that education can improve the lives of students and, in turn, positively impact our society. As practicing educators, the faculty is aware of the demanding schedule that teachers maintain. Therefore, Graduate education programs have been designed to be accessible to the working professional. More Go

Vision and Mission

The School of Education at Park University is to be known as a leader in the preparation of educators who will address the needs, challenges, and possibilities of the 21st century. More Go

Graduate Education Goals

Consistent with the Mission Statement of Park University, Graduate Education programs contain these goals. More Go

Graduate Education Handbook

The School of Education has built programs around a vision of developing competent leaders in education who will be effective school professionals, reflective change agents, and advocates for equity and excellence. Our standards are high and are reflected in the core beliefs of the School of Education’s Conceptual Framework, which are directly aligned to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. We believe in the Servant-Leadership model of administration where service to students is first, and leadership is based on improving our service to students. Download/View the Handbook Go (.pdf format)

Off-Campus Graduate Cohorts

Park University's Education Graduate Programs are also offered in an off-campus cohort format. To learn more about available programs, locations, and how to apply, please contact the Graduate Information Office at (800) 946-9802 or e-mail Evan O'Lena at More Go

Master's Degree Offerings

Available: Kansas City area and Online
The Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Leadership degree is designed to prepare the advanced candidate for initial building administrator/principal certification. 

Available: Online
The Master of Education in Leading Adult and Organizational Learning is a progressive, multi-disciplinary, award-winning program that introduces key concepts of adult learning and development in a variety of contexts. This online program will prepare you for an exciting career in which you can apply your knowledge and skills to solve learning, training and innovation problems on an individual, team and organizational level.

Available: Kansas City area and Online
The Master of Education in Language and Literacy degree is designed with two tracks, for two types of educators:
  • the special reading teacher/literacy coach track
  • the English Language Learner (ELL) 

Available: Online
This degree is focuses on technology-integrated instruction and assessment that emphasizes high-quality lesson design, critical inquiry, and building a community of learners. Studies will include a critical analysis of current and future technologies to enhance learning in the K-12 classroom through application, research, and data analysis.  

To learn more about Park University's School of Education, call (816) 584-6335 or email