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An advanced degree for professional educators and administrators, the Master of Education with Professional Concentration allows you to tailor a degree program for your career.

Our program chair, Hays Moulton, is happy to discuss your educational goals and answer any questions about our program. You can reach him at 937-769-1871 or


AUM_grads-2054-300x254The Antioch University Midwest Master of Education with Professional Concentration degree program emphasizes practical knowledge and leadership skills. Program instruction is delivered by dedicated and experienced faculty who make the real world connections between theory and practice.

Earning your master’s degree in education could be one of the best career decisions you’ll ever make.


  • The higher your degree, the higher your earning potential.

  • You’ll be positioned to pursue and transition into leadership, research or policy positions.

  • Adding this degree will increase the depth and breadth of the education you received in your bachelor’s degree studies.

Students taking coursework in the concentration areas below can obtain a master’s degree in education with limited additional coursework. The coursework emphasizes working within the individual classroom and the entire school community to build leadership capacity to understand, and ethically apply, scientifically based educational research.

Each candidate’s transcripts will be evaluated and the Masters candidate may need as few as four courses outside of the area of concentration to complete their degree.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Educational Leadership – Coaching/Mentoring

  • Conflict Management in Education
  • Dyslexia

  • Reggio Emilia
  • 2nd License / M.Ed. in Intervention Specialist – Mild to Moderate

  • 2nd License / M.Ed. in Middle Childhood Education

  • 2nd License / M.Ed. Early Childhood Education

  • 2nd License / M.Ed. Adolescent/Young Adult Education

A complete application includes:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities
  • Admission essay
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA for bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for graduate level coursework
  • Criminal background check or copy of valid Ohio Teaching License
  • Writing Sample
  • On campus academic skills test
  • On-campus writing assessment
  • Resume
  • Letter of interest