Master of Education in Learner-Centered Practices

Master of Education in Learner-Centered Practices
There are no upcoming events.


Learner-centered education is an approach that places students in a central and active role in the teaching and learning process where students make decisions about their own learning.

The Master of Education (M.Ed.)- Learner-Centered Practices provides instructional expertise to P-12 teachers and leaders who are committed to developing schools and classrooms that engage students as leaders and decision-makers in their own learning This 30-credit hour graduate-level program is focused on preparing teachers and leaders who emulate and demonstrate proficiencies in:

  • Increasing their instructional capacity for realizing a learner-centered and equitable model of education
  • Designing authentic and relevant assessments for all learners
  • Thinking strategically to identify the requirements of a classroom that supports learner-centered pedagogies
  • Creating plans and collaborating with others to support collective transformation of practice
  • Gaining confidence as they progress in their teaching journey

See the admission requirements for the MEd in Learner-Centered Practices.


Program participants will benefit from the:

  • Sequence of coursework offering in-depth orientation to student-centered approaches to teaching and learning
  • Use of an instructional approach that combines course delivery with application at the classroom level. Participants are fully integrated into a program that is designed to provide leadership experiences only available in school contexts.
  • Access to national experts in the student-centered learning field to provide instruction, guidance, and coaching to students

Program Sheets

Visit the program’s listing in the course catalog, to download a PDF of the program sheet:

MEd Learner-Centered Practices Program Sheet

Planned 6th Year Rank I Program


The College of Education at Spalding University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) at both the initial-licensure and advanced level.

There are no upcoming events.