Master of Education Degree Program

Located in the Kansas City area, Graceland University's Gleazer School of Education is proud to be a leader in online education. We understand that teachers lead extremely busy lives and do everything they can to create a positive experience for their students.

Our Master of Education degree programs are carefully designed to provide relevant content that can often be immediately used in a teacher's classroom. Our online master's degree in education format allows teachers the flexibility to learn when it is convenient. In addition, we understand that teachers need access to affordable education, which is why we strive to keep our tuition costs competitive. We offer our education graduate programs in Missouri, Iowa, and online with multiple start dates per year.


  • Our School of Education was awarded the United States Distance Learning Association's (USDLA) Platinum Award for Best Practices
  • The 2016 Princeton Review recognized Graceland University as one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest.

Which Master of Education program is right for you?

  • Literacy Instruction is designed to provide practical content, including instructional strategies for reading and literacy development. 
  • Special Education is designed to enhance the teaching strategies of K-12 special education teachers, and teachers who serve students with disabilities.
  • Instructional Leadership (for non teachers) focuses on best practices designed for managers or supervisors, trainers or staff personnel who want to improve their own leadership skills and learn how to train adults.
Questions? Please contact us: 

Admissions Team
Graceland University
1401 W. Truman Rd.
Independence, MO 64050

800.833.0524, ext. 4716

NC-SARA Accreditation

Graceland University is registered by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to operate in Iowa and to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. In addition to the grievance policy stated in the Student Rights and Code of Conduct section, students may contact the Iowa College Student Aid Commission at (877) 272-4456 or by using the following URL: