Master of Education (M.Ed.) – Individualized Degree Plan

Online Degree Overview

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) – Individualized Degree Plan (IDP) offers unique teacher training as it allows you to build your own master's degree in education and supports anyone in the education field who desires to become more knowledgeable of current best practices for educators, fundamental educational concepts and philosophy, general leadership in education, and the latest advances in technology from an educator's perspective.

M.Ed. – Individualized Degree Plan Highlights

Courses: View Course Sequence & Descriptions
Length: 32 credit hours minimum.
Format: Eight-week courses delivered entirely online. Students may begin the program in August, October, January, March, May or June.
Results: Master of Education degree with concentrations such as Reading, Autism and Curriculum & Instruction
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Features: Increased flexibility with an online delivery format along with increased adaptability and personalization. Complete a core curriculum of 16 hours and conclude by selecting electives of your choice or transfer graduate electives from other Regent schools or institutions.

Note: At least 50 percent of the courses in the Individualized Degree Plan must be taken through the Graduate School of Education, unless you are completing the Career Switcher program in which all of the courses are required School of Education courses.

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M.Ed. – Individualized Degree Plan graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate essential understandings of educational applications of the core areas of philosophy, leadership, curriculum & instruction, and technology.
  • Demonstrate competence in coursework custom tailored to individual professional aspirations.
  • Demonstrate understandings of biblical applications to one’s chosen area of study.
  • Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of technology integration in education which includes proficiency in identifying, selecting, modifying and using instructional materials to meet the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Demonstrate ability to use the Internet as a research and instructional resource.


Sandra Turner, Student
2014 Teacher of the Year,
Virginia Beach Adult Learning Center

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Pam Erickson, 1997
Vice President of
Procurement & Corporate Relations,
Operation Blessing

"My Regent M.Ed. has served me incredibly well."

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