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Character Education

MA degrees offered in Traditional formats

This program builds on your existing skills as a practicing educator to assist you in integrating character education into your curriculum.

Lindenwood University recognizes that area teachers like you are seeking an academic and hands-on exploration of the topic of character development of students.

Lindenwood offers a unique Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Character Education. This program builds on your existing skills as a practicing educator to assist you in integrating character education into your curriculum. Several major perspectives in the field of character education will be explored so you may find a match with your grade and subject areas and infuse character education into the teaching and management of the classroom.

Program emphasis is placed upon a practical approach to the study of character education and the completion of academic assignments that are tailored to your individual needs. You will complete 33 credit hours of graduate courses. You may choose between a character education project and a character curriculum design course as the required culminating master’s assignment.

Note: *Character education students may replace EDU 52000 Curriculum Design with another graduate course since they are required to take EDU 58400 Character Education Curriculum Design in the core character education courses below; however, 33 credit hours are still needed.

You must also complete nine hours of character education electives.

For questions, please contact Dr. Emilie Johnson at (636) 949-4963 or Dr. Kenneth Johnson at (636) 949-4847.

Degree Requirements
Course Descriptions
Student Learning Outcomes
Character Education Handbook

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301