South Dakota Masters in Education

South Dakota students rank among the highest in country in 8th-grade math and reading test scores; yet, the state ranks last in residents who have obtained an advanced degree. Thus, obtaining your own advanced degree will give you a clear advantage when seeking a teaching job in South Dakota.

The state is in need of teachers in a variety of subject areas, including math, science, world languages, physical education, and the arts—especially at the high school level. Your continuing education will give you the skills, techniques, and subject knowledge required to give South Dakota students the kind of education they’re entitled to.

Find Schools offering Masters Degree Programs in Education

At SNHU, we believe everyone should have greater access to higher education. That’s why we offer over 200 accredited degree programs, flexible class schedules, and some of the lowest online tuition rates in the nation. We offer military tuition discounts up to 30% toward online undergraduate and graduate degree programs for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty. 

Programs:

  • M.Ed. Curr & Ins - Dyslexia Studies & LBLD
  • M.Ed. Curriculum Instr - Technology
  • MA English and Creative Writing - Fiction
  • And more...

Online Learning at Concordia University–Portland

If education is your passion, Concordia University-Portland is your university. One of the most respected names in learning today, Concordia offers several fully online Master of Education (MEd) programs—most of which can completed in one year—and a fully online Doctorate of Education (EdD) program. Our graduates stand out with the skills, integrity, and compassion  necessary to meet the ever-changing needs of students today. Together, we're all making an impact in education.

Programs:

  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education
  • And more...
Black Hills State University
  • Master of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Reading Education

35 credit hours or 18-24 months

$188/credit hour

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Northern State University
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Leadership and Administration
  • Teaching and Learning

35 credit hours or 18-24 months

$173/credit hour

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South Dakota State University
  • Master of Education
  • Educational Administration
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

32-35 credit hours or 18-24 months

$173/credit hour

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University of Sioux Falls
  • Master of Education
  • Reading Specialist
  • Reading Leadership
  • K-12 Teaching

34 credit hours or 18-24 months

$255/credit hour

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