Professional Development Opportunities for Educators

The College of Education, Health & Society offers a wide variety of graduate courses, workshops and masters programs to K-12 professionals. Whether you are interested in updating your skills, adding a new license, adding an endorsement to a current license, or earning a graduate degree, we have something for you.

Our programs are offered in a variety of formats and locations, including both fully online and hybrid (a combination of face-to-face and online). Many courses and workshops are available at Miami’s Voice of America Learning Center, conveniently located off I-75 in West Chester, providing easy access to educators in Southwest Ohio.

Master of Education Programs:

  • Educational Technology (online)
  • Educational Psychology (Oxford & VOALC)
  • Reading Education (VOALC, online and hybrid)
  • School Leadership, the “Principal’s Program” (VOALC & hybrid)
  • Special Education (online & hybrid, VOALC)
  • Transformative Education (VOALC, Oxford, & hybrid)

Licenses and Endorsements:

  • Principal Licensure (VOALC and hybrid)
  • Special Education License (online & hybrid, VOALC)
  • Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement (hybrid - Oxford)
  • Educational Technology Coaching Endorsement (online)
  • Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement (hybrid - Oxford)
  • Reading Endorsement (VOALC)
  • Teacher Leader Endorsement (VOALC)

Miami University Graduate Certificates:

  • Assessment and Evaluation (VOALC and Oxford)
  • Educational Technology (online)
  • Family, School and Community Connections (VOALC)

Courses and Workshops:

We also offer many highly regarded courses and workshops to enhance your professional development. You can enroll in one or more classes without being in a full master's program. Perhaps you’d like to learn more about the latest in mathematics education, writing grants, or best practices in family-school-community partnerships. Miami offers these and a wide variety of other courses on a regular basis. To check current course offerings, go here.*

*To view courses on this site, choose the current semester and year when asked for "term," choose VOA West Chester, or Oxford when asked for the campus, choose EDL (educational leadership), EDP (educational psychology) or EDT (teacher education) depending upon your academic interests, and choose "graduate" when asked for the level. You may leave all the other boxes and menus unchecked. Then check "Get Classes."


How to Enroll:

If you are interested in taking a course or workshop, without enrolling in a masters or doctoral program, apply for continuing non-degree status.

If you would like to pursue a master’s degrees, apply for a degree program.

Graduate school applications are on-line (click here for directions and the application). Be sure to also check the degree program website for any additional application requirements.

Financial Aid:

If you are a licensed, full-time K-12 educator in Ohio, you may be eligible for the Miami Team Scholarship which provides a 50 percent reduction in tuition and fees.


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