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University Catalog 2022-2023 
University Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Foundations of Education, Place-Based Education Concentration, M.Ed.

MEd in Foundations of Education: Place-Based Education
AU New England
Credits for Degree: 33 semester credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Online, classroom
Standard time to completion: 28 months

Program Overview

The Place-based Education concentration focuses on the process of using the local community and environment as starting points to integrate language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, art, music, and technology. The MEd is built on David Sobel’s pioneering program development and writing that sparked a nationwide and international movement to design and implement place-based learning.

This program can be completed in 5-7 semesters with fully online and low residency options available. Students can begin in any semester and typically take 3-6 credits per term. Optional summer classes are available face-to-face in Keene, NH.

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

Plan of Study

To earn the M.Ed. in Foundations of Education with Place-based Education Concentration, students must successfully complete a total of 33 credits as outlined below.

Concentration Courses - 9 Semester Credits

Students must take the following 3 courses

Electives - 9 Semester Credits

Students must also take 9 additional elective credits.

Choose from any AU courses as approved by your advisor.