Distance Learning Programmes in Education & Training

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Education and training engages students in the investigation of educational theory, policy, research and practice, and prepares them to pass knowledge and best practices to others. Sub-disciplines of education and training address the diverse needs of students in a variety of fields, including: school education, higher education, vocational education, counselling, coaching, international education, academic research, continuing education, adult education, online education, and more.

Education and training features a high level of multidisciplinary study, including knowledge of psychology, sociology, anthropology, political science, economics, history and more.

Future educators and trainers are expected to think critically and creatively about the processes of teaching and its place in society. In addition to the teaching profession, students are prepared for working in educational research as well as policy-making and organisation. They gain advanced knowledge on such topics as: learning theory, instructional design, methods of instruction, learning technologies, knowledge delivery, assessment methods.

Besides teaching, graduates may practice in non-profits and policy agencies, or aim to complete a doctorate in a chosen field of study. Career examples include athletics coaching, corporate training, emergency medical services (EMS) education, English as a second language (ESL) instruction, health education, life coaching, military training, public service, etc.

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Suggested Online Programmes Education & Training

M.Sc. Addiction Counseling

With an MS in Addiction Counseling from Walden, you can help create positive social change in your community and in society at large. Delivered online, this degree program helps prepare you to provide treatment plans and develop intervention strategies for individuals whose lives have been impacted by behavioral addictions.

United States
M.Sc. Nursing - Education

Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited online MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is taught by doctorally prepared faculty members who are experts, practitioners and leaders in the field.

United States
M.A. Educational Technology

The 1-year online MA programme is designed to provide an opportunity for professional development to people who are working in positions that involve teaching and wish to use educational technology more effectively in their work.

Estonia