At a Glance:

Master of Education

Semester hours 36
Average Completion Time 2 to 3 years
Cost per credit $591* (financial aid available)
Accreditation Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities;
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Location Newberg campus
Application Deadlines July 1 (fall EDFL); Nov. 1 (spring EDFL); April 1 (summer EDFL)

*All stated financial information is subject to change.

NCATE Accredited

Master of Education

Master of Education program at George Fox University

George Fox University's Master of Education program is designed to fulfill the professional development needs of educators who specialize in different aspects of PreK-12 and higher education. The master's program empowers educators by honing the personal development and professional teaching skills needed to guide students in today's world.

Each of the graduate programs offered at George Fox University is an extension of the university’s mission to provide high-quality, Christ-centered education. This is accomplished through a variety of programs designed to prepare students to enter professions, advance within their profession, or enhance their knowledge or skills. Classes are taught in a Christian college setting, as professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ.

What makes our Master of Education program distinctive?

Flexible Options
No two graduate students have the same schedule, and most are juggling personal and professional obligations at the same time as their studies. Our program offers:

  • Online courses fall and spring semester as well as on-site courses
  • Evening courses at the Portland Center and in area schools during the school year
  • A flexible summer schedule in Newberg
  • Easily accessible facilities
  • Up to 10 hours that may be accepted in transfer

A Focus on the Future
Educators today need more than the basics. Our Master of Education program offers a cutting-edge curriculum that incorporates innovative classroom techniques, computer technologies, and a broad spectrum of educational, psychological and sociological issues.

Exceptional, Caring Faculty
Throughout the course of your studies, you will have ongoing guidance and support from a superbly qualified faculty of PhD-level master educators. Their academic credentials, decades of collective teaching experience, and commitment to students have earned George Fox University a national reputation for teaching excellence.


Eloise Hockett, director of licensure, EDFL, George Fox School of EducationEloise Hockett, EdD
Director, Master of Education Program

Phone: 503-554-2859
Email: ehockett@georgefox.edu

Link to Faculty Page


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Admission Information:

Kipp Wilfong
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Phone: 503-554-6027
Email: kwilfong@georgefox.edu

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