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Good teachers have high expectations — not only for their students, but for themselves, too. With a Master of Arts in Education from Fontbonne University, you will reach the high expectations you set for yourself and gain the foundation for continuous career advancement.

What you learn in our program can be immediately applied in your classroom or in other educational settings. Our faculty are experienced practitioners who combine their knowledge of theory with their own classroom experiences to provide practical applications from a theoretical foundation. We offer concentrations in Reading (online and face-to-face), Special Education, Diverse Learners, Curriculum and Instruction and Autism Spectrum Disorders, so you may customize the skills and tools most relevant to your goals. We also offer master's courses that focus on English for Speakers of Other Languages. And, as an educator, you may be eligible for a tuition discount.

Our graduates are in high demand. We have alumni who work in public and private schools, as subject teachers, reading specialists, special education teachers, in administrative positions and more.

Educational programs are accredited by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Within our master's degree program, you can choose from several concentrations:



To find out more about the Master of Arts in Education programs, email us or call 314.863.2220.

In appreciation of the services offered to our community by educators at all levels, Fontbonne University offers a 15% discount to qualified individuals enrolled in graduate coursework. Qualified educators include those who work at least half-time in a nursery school, a pre-K through 12 school system or post-secondary institution. Application forms can be obtained from your department and must be filled out in its entirety each semester.