Education

We offer a variety of credit programs, courses and certificates in the area of Education. Browse the list below to find the right match for you.

Bachelor in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education credit

To meet the educational needs of students who reside on the neighbor islands, this baccalaureate program has been established as a transfer program for students who have completed the first two years of course work (freshman and sophomore) from a neighbor island community colleges in the UH system. Students enrolled in this program will be […]

Bachelor in Elementary Education credit

Become a K-6 Elementary School Teacher Upon successful completion of this degree and submission of passing scores for the appropriate licensing tests, you will be recommended for initial teacher licensure to the Hawaii Teachers Standards Board (HTSB) to teach kindergarten through sixth grade (K-6) in a general education classroom.

Blended Bachelor in Early Childhood & Special Education credit

The Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education program allows candidates to earn their bachelor’s degree along with two teaching licenses at the early childhood level. This emphasis prepares teachers for young children with and without disabilities in preschool through 3rd grade (PK-3 ) general, inclusive, or special education settings.

Doctorate in Professional Educational Practice credit

The Education Doctorate in Professional Educational Practice (EdD), is in line with the call from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) to offer advanced degrees of professional practice that are distinct from doctoral research degrees in education.

Dual Prep Bachelor – Elementary & Early Childhood credit

The Bachelor of Education degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education (ECE) prepares knowledgeable, effective, and caring teachers of young children ages 3-8 years old.

GRE Test Preparation Non-credit

You are ready to go to Graduate School. Our online GRE Test Prep course will give you the tools you need to take the GRE with confidence.  Sharpen your skills on actual exam questions and follow a proven study plan…

Graduate Certificate in Ethnomathematics credit

The Ethnomathematics Graduate Certificate marks the first program of its kind in the world for this increasingly visible and highly interdisciplinary subject.

Graduate Certificate in Literacy Leader: Literacy Specialist credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The Literacy Specialist Graduate Certificate is an 18-credit online program and partnership between the Curriculum Studies and Special Education Departments.

Graduate Certificate: Teacher Leader credit

The Teacher Leader Graduate Certificate is an 18-credit program and partnership between the Curriculum Studies and the Educational Foundations departments to prepare teachers to lead classroom, school and district improvement through a range of leadership roles based on the Teacher Leader Model Standards.

Hawai‘i Certification Institute for School Leaders credit

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) College of Education (COE) Department of Educational Administration (EDEA) helps develop future leaders in education. Educating and developing Hawai‘i’s educators for more than 97 years, the COE serves as one of the premier options for the Hawai‘i Certification Institute for School Leaders (HICISL) program. EDEA guides a pool […]

Interdisciplinary Certificate in Disability and Diversity Studies credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The Interdisciplinary Certificate in Disability and Diversity Studies (DDS) is a 15 credit graduate level (master’s, doctoral, and post-doctoral) program sponsored by the Center on Disability Studies (CDS) in the College of Education.

MS in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science: Rehabilitation Counselor Education Program credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The Rehabilitation Counselor Education Program (RCEP) is an online program that prepares rehabilitation professionals as well as individuals new to the field to work effectively with persons with disabilities in the rehabilitation service delivery system. The program is fully […]

Master of Education Aloha ʻĀina Education and Leadership credit

The MEd-CS Aloha ʻĀina Education and Leadership track is a 30-credit track for Aloha ʻĀina educators and leaders.

Master of Education in Special Education credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The MEd SPED, Interdisciplinary program is a 31-credit online program designed for professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in providing services to individuals with disabilities.

Master of Education: STEMS² Master’s Track credit

The MEd CS STEMS² program is designed for educators who want to be transformative, connect with community, engage students in place and experiential learning, transcend disciplinary boundaries, and gain leadership skills that emphasize respect and collaboration.

Masters in Curriculum Studies - Place Based Curriculum (PACMED) credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   MEd-CS PACMED is a 30-credit, online, 2-year, cohorted track for Pacific Island educators of all age students up through undergraduate level with a focus on the education in STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) & Place-Based Curriculum.

Masters in Educational Foundations: Educational Leadership credit

Educational Leadership in the Asia-Pacific Region is a nationally award-winning master of education (MEd) program. Designed to allow teachers, administrators, and other educators to pursue study and research interests without career interruption, the program emphasizes the exploration of educational issues from cultural, philosophical, historical, and international perspectives.

Masters in Educational Foundations: Global Perspectives on Educational Policy and Practice credit

This program leads to a Master of Education in Educational Foundations with a specialization in Global Perspectives on Educational Policy and Practice. This program is designed to prepare individuals in range of positions to meaningfully incorporate global perspectives into their professional practice—including classroom teachers, school leaders, school system administrators, higher education practitioners, study abroad facilitators, […]

Masters in Educational Foundations: Private School Leadership (PSL) credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction

Masters in Special Education, BCBA® credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The Master in Special Education + BCBA®-Track Verified Course Sequence is a 2-for-1 opportunity to meet the degree and coursework requirements towards certification in ABA. The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the following courses toward the coursework requirements […]

Masters in Teaching: Elementary or Secondary Education credit

The Master of Education in Teaching (MEdT) program is a two-year, field-based program designed for those pursuing careers in teaching who have earned baccalaureate degrees in fields other than education.

Masters in Teaching: Secondary and SPED credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The Master of Education in Teaching (MEdT) dual licensure program in Secondary & Special Education is a statewide, two-year, field-based program designed for those pursuing careers in teaching who have earned baccalaureate degrees in fields other than education.

National Board Certification Teacher Leader credit

MEd-CS National Board Certification Teacher Leader track is a unique 30-credit track through which teachers may potentially: 1) earn a master’s degree (Teacher Leader focus), 2) pursue National Board Certification (Initial certification or renewal), 3) earn a Teacher Leader Graduate certificate, and 4) add-a-field of Teacher Leader to a Hawaii Teaching License.

Online Learning and Teaching (COLT) credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The graduate level Certificate in Online Learning and Teaching (COLT) is offered fully online and requires the completion of 15 credits (5 courses). Although targeted for Hawaii’s educators, this program will also appeal to online educators throughout the Asia-Pacific region […]

Online Masters in Learning Design & Technology (OTEC) credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The Online Master’s in Learning Design and Technology (OTEC) program welcomes busy professionals from the neighbor islands and the mainland United States as well as international students who hold a bachelor’s degree and find time and distance constraints of furthering […]

Post Baccalaureate Certificate, SPED credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Special Education is a statewide, two-year, field-based program designed for those pursuing careers in teaching who have already earned a bachelor or master degree (in any field). This program has two specialization options and three […]

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Teacher Education in Elementary Education credit

Synchronous learning Online courses on a set schedule with real time instructor and student interaction   The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Teacher Education – Elementary is a 33-credit program that will provide additional pathways to teacher licensure in grades K-6 for individuals who hold an undergraduate degree in a field other than education. It will also provide […]

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Teacher Education- Secondary Education credit

Asynchronous learning Online courses on your schedule   Teaching is an exciting and rewarding career for those interested in working with adolescents of many ages to help shape positive learning experiences both academically and socially.

Sports Skills and Conditioning for K–12th Graders Non-credit

This course is designed to provide online sports skills and personal training/conditioning for students in grades K–12. Learners will engage in sport specific skills, personal training and conditioning activities. Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science majors will provide small group (2-3 learners)…

Substitute Teacher Course Non-credit

This course is intended for people who want to become Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) substitute teachers in elementary, middle/intermediate, and/or high schools (K-12). Students who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion, and will be eligible…

Substitute Teacher Course Non-credit

  This course is intended for people who want to become Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) substitute teachers in elementary, middle/intermediate, and/or high schools (K-12). Students who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion, and will be…