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Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)

Be that teacher.

Supercharge your teaching career with a Bellarmine MAEd. Our 30 or 36-hour, cohort-based program is offered completely online at a competitive price. Earn your Bellarmine degree in just four or five semesters, depending on the area of emphasis. Be that teacher.

This is an advanced degree program for those students holding an initial teacher certification. The following emphasis areas are available:

Tuition and Fees

Visit our Graduate Tuition Rates for the most up-to-date tuition and fees information.

Funding Assistance

School districts may apply tuition supports for this program, please contact your school district’s personnel specialist. As a degree seeking student in the MAED program, students should be eligible for federally supported forms of student aid. Financial aid questions should be directed to the Financial Aid Office at Bellarmine University ( or 502.272.7300).

NCATE Accreditation

All Bellarmine University Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education teacher education programs at the advanced level recognized by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board are fully accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036.


The Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education prepares caring effective educators in the Catholic liberal arts tradition of Bellarmine University to teach and lead in diverse settings. The Master of Arts in Education programs offer a best practice, research-based curriculum with a foundation in the liberal arts. Candidates demonstrate proficient to distinguished performance through the following criteria: individual course assessments, field and clinical evaluations, disposition assessments, anchor assessments, and standardized exams.

Contact Information

Office of Graduate Admission