Whether you want to make a positive impact on the lives of your students as a teacher, or pursue an administrative position in the school system, an advanced degree in education offers the credentials and skills you’ll need to accelerate your career.
Make a positive impact in your community.
Western’s M.A. in Education program is ranked as one of the top 10 most effective and top five most affordable online education degrees in the nation. Our small classes, innovative coursework and experienced faculty will enable you to advance your career as an educator. Join a program where 100% of students pass their licensing exams and 96% land full-time teaching positions after graduation.
A class listens to a student-teacher at Gunnison Elementary.
- Must be a full time student enrolled in the education program;
- Preference for financial need.
- Must be a promising future teacher (merit-based) who is passionate, committed to and focused on their teaching career.
- Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- Preference will be given to qualified female applicants
The Casebier Scholarship has been established by the estate and family of Lorena Casebier to provide scholarship assistance to Western Colorado University students who plan to become teachers. This scholarship serves to celebrate the memory of Lorena A. Casebier, an associate professor of education at Western, who was instrumental in starting the Reading Skills Center at Western.
Award depends on funds available.
Recipient selected by the Education Department faculty
How to apply:
Contact the Education Department for application and deadline information.
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