The Master of Education is an online program, with opportunities to meet with faculty and fellow students in-person, for licensed teachers who want to deepen their expertise with a specialization. 

Admissions Information

We're here to help on your way to your Master of Education! Learn about the admissions process and contact your admissions counselor.

How to Apply

The program consists of two core areas: the Foundation Core and the Specialization Core, as well as electives comprising a total of 30 semester credits.

All candidates complete the courses in the Foundation Core.

In some cases, candidates have an opportunity to add some electives into their Specialization Core area.

Candidates choose to specialize in one of the following areas, taking courses listed in one of Pacific's endorsement or certificate programs:


“Teaching is a career that will remind you that you make a difference in the lives of kids, their families, and the communities they come from.”
— Linda Venenciano, Professor & BEd Program Coordinator

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Distinguished University Professor Of English Mark Bailey

The publishers of the Portland Tribune and the Forest Grove News-Times honor the distinguished university professor of education for his lifelong service to students and teachers at Pacific and in the larger community.

Dr. Sellers joined the Pacific University faculty in 2018 after 17 years as a public school teacher and district administrator in Atlanta, Georgia, and she currently chairs the undergraduate teacher licensure program in the School of Learning and Teaching. 

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The experience of competing at the NCAA Division I wasn't all that Sydnie Binder '22 MFA '24 hoped for. She has become a standout at the Division III level for Pacific, both on the tennis court and in the classroom.