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MEd in Adult and Higher Education, Discipline and Instruction Track

The discipline and instruction track will provide you the knowledge and training you need to teach at the postsecondary level. Offered completely online, the program allows you to tailor your studies to a subject area of your choosing. If you are interested in this degree track, please contact the program coordinator for more details on the subject areas you can pursue at UHV.

Before you get started, you’ll need

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • The prerequisites required by the education college’s admissions policy
  • Access to a computer, webcam, and high-speed Internet as well as basic computer and word-processing skills

Degrees You Can Earn

MEd Adult & Higher Education, Discipline & Instruction Track: In addition to the requirements you must meet for the MEd in adult and higher education, you will take 18 credit hours in a specialization area of your choosing. If you are interested in this degree track, please contact the program coordinator for more details on the subject areas you can pursue at UHV.

Specializations

  •  Biology (may require some face-to-face classes in Victoria, TX)
  •  Communication
  •  Computer Science
  •  Criminal Justice
  •  English
  •  History
  •  Management
  •  Marketing
  •  Math
  •  Psychology

See a breakdown of the degree plan and requirements.

Considerations

If you’re interested in the discipline and instruction track, keep two things in mind:

  • UHV limits the number of credits that can be transferred and applied to a UHV degree. Consult the program coordinator as you plan your degree to make sure your plan of study is approved.
  • Eighteen hours is the typical, minimum amount many colleges require of job applicants, but some may have different requirements. If you know where you want to teach, be sure to check the school’s hiring requirements.

Other Degree Options

If you’d like to explore other MEd in adult and higher education options, check out the higher education track and the adult education track.

Where Can This Degree Take You?

Well, where would you like to go? The need for postsecondary teachers trained to meet the needs of adult learners is on the rise at public and private institutions in Texas and across the country.

There’s a lot ahead of you. You can go anywhere and do anything—follow a path or forge a brand new one. It’s all up to you, and we’re here to help prepare you for whatever journey lies ahead.

Visit the career services department to search for internships, apply for jobs, or get help putting together your resume.

Tuition & Funding

A good education shouldn’t saddle you with insurmountable debt. That’s why, at UHV, affordability and quality go hand in hand. From scholarships to grants to assistantships, we offer an array of options to help you afford your UHV graduate education.

Tuition Rates

The estimated cost of attending the University of Houston–Victoria varies with enrollment status and personal lifestyle. Browse our Cost of Attendance page to get an idea of how much it will cost to attend UHV.

Funding Options

To apply for FAFSA and similar external scholarships, visit the Office of Financial Aid Internal scholarships and assistantships may also be available; contact the program coordinator for more information.

Sound like your direction? Request more information or begin your application.