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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 of Education in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education credit

This 3-for-1 program allows candidates to earn their bachelor’s degree along with two teaching licenses at the early childhood level. This cohorted program is offered statewide and is a series of coursework taken as the final two years of the bachelor’s degree in education. This emphasis prepares teachers for young children with and without disabilities […]

Bachelor of Education 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.   K-6 teachers are typically responsible […]

Certificate in Online Learning and Teaching (COLT) credit

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 and beyond.

Doctorate in Education in Professional Educational Practice credit

The Doctorate in Education in Professional Educational Practice (EdD), is in line with the call from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) to offer advanced degrees in professional practice that are distinct from doctoral research degrees in education. These advanced degree EdD programs are aimed at preparing professionals for leadership roles through application of research, […]

Graduate Certificate in Ethnomathematics credit

The Ethnomathematics Graduate Certificate is a 15-credit hybrid program grounded in real-world problem-solving that empowers teachers as leaders to be locally-minded, global citizens through a sense of purpose and a sense of place. Students have the option of adding the field, Ethnomathematics, to an existing Hawai‘i Standard or Advanced License. As endorsed by the Hawai‘i […]

Graduate Certificate in Literacy Leader: Literacy Specialist credit

The Literacy Specialist Graduate Certificate is an 18-credit online program and partnership between the Curriculum Studies and Special Education Departments. The program prepares literacy specialists to ensure all students achieve their maximum potentials as readers, writers, listeners, speakers, and practitioners of 21st Century literacies (e.g., digital, media, visual, critical) based on International Literacy Association and […]

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. Graduates will be prepared with the knowledge and skills to assume educational […]

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.  The COE-HICISL program is a 21-credit program that follows the UHM semester schedule, offering courses in the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Students can complete the program in less than two years, and […]

Interdisciplinary Certificate in Disability and Diversity Studies credit

The Interdisciplinary Certificate in Disability and Diversity Studies 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 at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM).

Master of Education in Curriculum Studies - Place Based Curriculum (PACMED) credit

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.

Master of Education in Curriculum Studies- Aloha ʻĀina Education and Leadership credit

The MEd-CS Interdisciplinary Education track with an emphasis in Aloha ʻĀina Education and Leadership is a 30-credit program for Aloha ʻĀina educators and leaders.

Master of Education in Curriculum Studies- National Board Certification Teacher Leader credit

The MEd-CS National Board Certification Teacher Leader track is a unique 30-credit program through which teachers may: 1) earn a master’s degree, 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.

Master of Education in Curriculum Studies- Progressive Philosophy and Pedagogy credit

The MEd-CS Interdisciplinary Education track with an emphasis on Progressive Philosophy and Pedagogy is a 30-credit graduate program designed for educators and scholars from diverse disciplines and contexts, who are interested in building our collective capacity for creating a better future society for today’s children.

Master of Education in Early Childhood Education credit

The MEd – Early Childhood Education is a statewide, interdisciplinary graduate program designed to address the statewide need for Birth – 8 years leadership. This interdisciplinary degree is a collaboration between Curriculum Studies, Special Education, and Human Development & Family Studies.

Master of Education 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, […]

Master of Education in Learning Design & Technology credit

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 an on-campus degree too difficult.

Master of Education in Special Education credit

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 and specializes in leadership and research.

Master of Education in Special Education- Behavior Analyst Certification Board® credit

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 for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) examination. Applicants will need to […]

Master of Education in Teaching- Elementary or Secondary Education credit

Let us help you teach what you love. The Master of Education in Teaching (MEdT) program is a two-year, field-based program designed for those pursuing a career in teaching who have earned baccalaureate degrees in fields other than education.

Master of Education in Teaching- Secondary and SPED credit

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.

Master of Education on Curriculum Studies- 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.

Master of Science in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science- Rehabilitation Counselor Education Program credit

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 accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Post Baccalaureate Certificate, Special Education credit

Become a Licensed Special Education Teacher The Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Special Education is a statewide, 18-month, field-based program designed for those pursuing careers in teaching who have already earned a bachelor or master degree (in any field).

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Teacher Education- Elementary Education credit

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Teacher Education – Elementary is a 31-credit program that would 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 a pathway to teacher licensure for paraprofessionals and long-term substitutes currently working in Hawaii public […]

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Teacher Education- Secondary Education credit

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Teacher Education in Secondary Education program (PBCTE-Secondary) welcomes busy professionals from the neighbor islands who hold a bachelor’s degree and find time and distance constraints of furthering an on-campus degree too difficult.