Online Education

Online Education

In order to provide greater opportunities and flexibility for students, the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) offers online degree programs, in addition to many individual Web-based classes.
Various Web-based courses are offered for both undergraduate and graduate students every semester through online course management systems. The department uses MoodleeCampus and eLearning.

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Prepares leaders in P–12 public and private education to be accomplished in providing direction in curriculum, instruction and instructional assessment.

  • Cohort structure
  • 64 credit hours entirely online
  • Completion time of approximately four years
  • No residency requirements
  • Professional internship and record of study requirements

Learn more about the Online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction program.

The STEM Online degree program develops and applies STEM knowledge for practice in two domains: research based best practices and practical application and leadership skills.  Research-based content themes and theory are integrated with practice with emphasis on application of knowledge base. Students who complete the program will graduate with an M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction.

Learn more about the STEM Online program.

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction provides preparation for teaching and school leadership positions focusing on development, coordination and evaluation. This M.Ed. degree distance education option provides a sound combination of theory, methodology and a substantive content area, with some flexibility within the program emphasis, supporting areas.

Provides preparation for teaching and school leadership positions focusing on development, coordination and evaluation

  • 36-credit hours entirely online
  • No thesis required


Learn more about the Online M.Ed. (Generalist) program.

The Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction or Educational Administration—Rural Teacher Leadership (RTL) cohort targets experienced rural educators with a specific emphasis on school leadership without principalship or superintendency. The program will provide skills and knowledge necessary for someone in  a teacher leadership role.

Learn more about the Online M.Ed. (Rural Teacher Leadership Cohort) program.

The Urban Education program offers three graduate programs: a 36-hour Master of Education (M.Ed. Online) degree and a 64-hour Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. The program is committed to developing leaders nationally and globally in urban settings, and is one of the greatest producers of urban scholars and researchers in the nation. Students work closely with the Center for Urban School Partnerships, and are able to work in the field of urban education through research, publications and outreach programs.

Learn more about the Urban Education program.

Accelerate Online Secondary Teacher Certification Program 

Inspire. Be inspired.

The Accelerate Online Program provides an individual the flexibility of completing teacher certification preparation through online instruction (24/7 access), a 40-hour classroom observation experience, and the possibility of a year-long paid teacher internship in a secondary school in Texas.  

Enrollment at Texas A&M University is not required to participate in Accelerate Online.

Certifications offered through Accelerate Online:

  • Ag Science & Technology 6-12
  • Dance 8-12
  • English Language Arts and Reading 7-12
  • Mathematics 7-12
  • Chemistry 7-12
  • Life Science 7-12
  • Physical Science 6-12
  • Physics/Mathematics 7-12
  • Science 7-12 (Composite)
  • History 7-12
  • Social Studies 7-12 (Composite)

Learn more about the Accelerate Online Secondary Teacher Certification Program program.