Aug 11, 2022  
University Catalog 2022-2023 
University Catalog 2022-2023

Foundations of Education, Mindfulness for Educators Concentration, M.Ed.

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

Program Overview

Teachers who pursue an M.Ed. with a concentration in Mindfulness for Educators study the core principles of mindfulness and compassion. The program strengthens an educator’s innate wisdom through the study and daily application of ancient and current applied philosophical perspectives, and universal and human development models. It has a three-pronged approach:

  • formal meditation practice
  • study of the field of mindfulness
  • application of ideas and approaches to classroom and other educational contexts

This program can be completed in 5 -7 semesters with fully online and low residency options available. Students typically take 3-6 credits per term.

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

Plan of Study

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

Concentration Courses - 12 semester credits

Students must take 12 semester credits among the following courses

Elective Credits - 6 semester credits:

Any AU course or SIS as approved by advisor, including residential meditation retreat experience, Awareness Through the Body, or an external curriculum training program for teaching mindfulness to children.

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