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MEd - Individualized Degree Program

Regent University offers a Master of Education in Individualized Degree Plan program for teachers looking to continue their studies and further develop their expertise in a given subject matter. Learn more about this online M.Ed. program below.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education in Individualized Degree Plan

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

The M.Ed. in Individualized Degree Plan is for individuals that are already licensed to teach or for those not seeking traditional state licensure. Individuals should be interested in specializing their degree to fit their career goals. Applicants to all Regent University master's programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The online M.Ed. in Individualized Degree Plan is designed for those in education interested in increasing their knowledge of teaching strategies and practices. Individuals in the program have the chance to explore fundamental education concepts such as leadership in education, technological advances in the classroom, and curriculum and instruction. The program also offers students the chance to build their portfolio through a customized professional project in an area of interest suited to the individual. Students have the opportunity to learn how to identify, select, modify, and use instructional materials to meet the needs of a diversifying student population.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

32 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for the Master of Education in Individualized Degree Plan

Students must complete 17 credits worth of required courses as well as 15 credits worth of elective courses offered through the School of Education to earn this Master of Education degree. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Courses (17 credits)

  • Philosophical Foundations in Education
  • Developmental Leadership
  • Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction
  • Technology in Education
  • Multicultural Education
  • Professional Project

Elective Courses (15 credits)

  • Students choose 15 credits worth of classes from the School of Education

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

Individuals that successfully complete the M.Ed. in Individualized Degree Plan may consider continuing their academics in an education-related subject matter. Furthered education could lead to more responsibilities in the workplace or could potentially give way to new job opportunities. Some degree programs that graduates might consider include:

  • Doctor of Education
  • Education Specialist in Educational Leadership - Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ph.D. in Education
  • Education Specialist in Educational Leadership
  • Doctor of Education - K-12 School Leadership

Career Paths

The M.Ed. in Individualized Degree Plan is designed to offer students the chance to refine their pedagogical knowledge and their educator skills in order to pursue a variety of careers in an education-related field. Career titles that graduates could consider pursuing include, but are not limited to:

  • Teacher
  • Educational consultant
  • Curriculum developer