• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $796.00 per credit (resident); $1,232.00 per credit (nonresident)
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
    Graduate Degree
  • Application Deadlines
    Fall: March 1; Spring: October 1
  • Campus
    Twin Cities
  • College
    College of Education and Human Development
  • Department
    Family Social Science

This entirely online, graduate-level master of education (MEd.) is available to students who wish to further their education as practitioners. Students are prepared to design, deliver, and evaluate educational programs in a variety of settings providing support and education to parents and families. See the Family Social Science program website for more information.

Students may also fulfill requirements for a parent education specialty teaching license as part of this degree (required for teaching ECFE programs in Minnesota).

Tuition and Financial Aid

Whether you will be charged resident or nonresident tuition varies depending on a combination of factors. Please contact the college you would like to attend for more details.

Financial aid is available for eligible students. Students must fill out the FAFSA form in order to apply for financial aid. Contact One Stop for additional information on financial aid.

Required Courses

This program requires 30 major credits.

  • FSOS 5937 – Parent-Child Interaction (3 cr)
  • FSOS 5942 – Diverse Family Experiences (3 cr)
  • FSOS 5944 – Curricular Design in Parent Education (3 cr)
  • FSOS 5945 – Teaching and Learning in Parent Education (3 cr)
  • FSOS 5946 – Assessment and Evaluation in Parent Education (3 cr)

AND 15 credits in a Supporting Focus.

For more information, view the program handbook.

Professional Licensing Boards

Requirements for licensure vary from state to state. Check with the appropriate licensing body in the state where you intend to practice.