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Master's in Online Teaching and Learning

Advance your knowledge and be seen as a district expert in online and hybrid-flexible teaching and learning. The Master of Science in Online Teaching and Learning aims to address the critical need of supporting P-12 educators as the traditional classroom quickly evolves. Not only will this online teacher degree prepare you to meet a growing demand, but it also sets you up to continue your education in a pipeline that lets you stack your education and eventually earn a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree.

Why Pursue My Online Teaching Degree at IWU?

Indiana Wesleyan University is a stable, non-profit, regionally accredited institution whose faculty members have extensive experience as educators as well as academic credentials. Our online teacher degree can be included in less than two years and incudes robust resources to help you excel, from tech support to online library services. The hands-on, applicable coursework can be immediately implemented in your classroom. Our Christian faculty teach from the same biblical worldview valued on our campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career. Plus, our tuition guarantee lets you lock in your tuition cost at the beginning of your online teaching degree program.

What Will I Learn in an Online Teaching Degree Program?

In IWU’s online teacher degree program, you’ll learn to integrate your faith into your online teaching and learning strategies. During our graduate-level online teaching degree, you’ll explore tools and technologies that can enhance the online and traditional classroom so you can utilize best practices and existing literature for online teaching and learning to design effective and authentic online courses for P-12 learners.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

30 Credit Hours


$480/ Credit Hour

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans’ benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Financial AidTuition Info

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing
What You Will Study in This Online Teaching Degree Program?

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.

  • EDUO-601 | Teaching for Learning Online
  • EDUO-602 | Engaging and Empowering Learning Through Technology
  • EDUO-603 | Curriculum, Assessment, and Evaluation for the Online Learning Environment
  • EDUO-604 | Fundamentals for Instructional Design for Online Learning
  • EDUO-605 | Designing an Online Course
  • EDUC-510 | How We Learn
  • EDUC-520 | The Faithful Teacher
  • EDUC-530 | The Craft of Teaching
  • EDUC-600 | Classroom Action Research Tools
  • EDUC-630 | Research in My School

Program Requirements

The admission requirements for the M.S. program with a major Online Teaching and Learning, are as follows:

  • Have completed a baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University. Transcripts from foreign institutions may need to be sent to an outside agency for evaluation and determination of transferable credits, degrees, and GPA. If this outside review is necessary, students are responsible for the initiation of this evaluation and for any fees incurred during the process. 
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed. 
  • Experience in an education environment.

To graduate from the M.S. program with a major Online Teaching and Learning, candidates must have completed the following:

  • Successful completion of the program curriculum.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in all graduate work and a minimum grade of "B-" in each course
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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