Graduate programs

Dordt College's graduate courses are designed to fit the schedule of full-time professionals and provide a high-quality, faith-infused program that will powerfully contribute to your professional growth. You'll take courses online throughout the year, and spend a week on campus during one of the summer courses. Our program allows you to earn your degree in as little as two or three years.

Dordt offers a Master of Education program with tracks in Curriculum and Instruction and Administration. You can also listen to this podcast detailing the new programs.

Curriculum and Instruction Track Options

  • Teacher Leadership (30 credits) - Meets the master’s degree requirements for a master educator license in the State of Iowa.
  • Special Education (30 credits) - Meets the master’s degree requirements for a master educator license in the State of Iowa and may provide completion of a special education endorsement.*
  • Developmental Reading (30 credits) - Meets the master’s degree requirements for a master educator license in the State of Iowa and may provide completion of a reading endorsement.*
  • Early Childhood Education (30 credits) - Meets the master’s degree requirements for a master educator license in the State of Iowa and may provide completion of an early childhood endorsement.*
  • Educational Technology (30 credits) - Meets the master’s degree requirements for a master educator license in the State of Iowa.
  • Instructional Coach (30 credits) - Meets the master’s degree requirements for a master educator license in the State of Iowa.

Administration Track Options

  • School Leadership (36 credits) - Meets initial Administrator License requirements in the State of Iowa.
  • Sport Leadership (33 credits) - Meets the master’s degree requirements for a master educator license in the State of Iowa.

*Endorsement requirements are typically met with a combination of previous undergraduate coursework and new graduate coursework.