FGCU's Graduate Programs provide educators and industry leaders with vital consultative, supervisory, and transdisciplinary skills for management roles in education and diverse sectors. Candidates also master the latest learning technologies. As the region's only comprehensive public university, FGCU offers a post-master's program focused on current research and best practices, creating skilled practitioners in instruction or leadership. The demanding dissertation process offers tailored chances to investigate critical questions about policy, practice, and learning design.
Available Delivery Formats: Online, On Campus, Hybrid (both online and on campus)
The Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed. graduate program is tailored for educators aspiring to step into pivotal leadership and administrative roles within K-12 schools or school districts. This program opens doors to a diverse range of exciting career paths, including Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Curriculum Specialist, Reading Specialist, ESOL Program Specialist, and Staff Development Specialist at agencies for adults with disabilities.
The Educational Leadership M.Ed. graduate program prepares candidates for prominent roles in educational settings and empowers current leaders to elevate their performance and effectiveness in their leadership positions.
The Educational Leadership M.A. (PreK-12) graduate program is crafted for ambitious individuals aspiring to take on pivotal leadership roles in PreK-12 education, or training divisions within diverse sectors like business, healthcare, public service, and non-profit community organizations.
The Educational Leadership M.A. (Higher Education) graduate program equips students with the skills and knowledge to excel in influential administrative roles within the realms of higher education, business, healthcare, and public service. Examples of professional areas of work for program graduates include academic advising, residential life, academic support services, educational research, curriculum planning, TRIO, veterans services, student life, public relations, and more.
The Instructional Design & Ed Tech M.A. graduate program is for creative professionals seeking opportunities in instructional design, instructional technology, educational media, and applied research in learning settings (e.g., PreK-12, higher education, museums/libraries/non-profits, and other industry training environments).
The Special Education M.A. graduate program is built for general educators—as well as those without teaching experience—who want to improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities while advancing professionally.