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Master of Education Online: Inclusion Concentration

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Create Inclusive Environments for Learning

Calvin University’s M.Ed. degree with an inclusion concentration prepares educators to promote inclusion in schools and classrooms. By graduation, you will be able to create school-wide policies, programs, and practices that include all members of learning communities.

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  • Duration 20-36 months
  • Cost per Credit $575
  • Credit Hours 32

Program Benefits

  • Complete in as little as 20 months
  • 6 starts a year
  • No GRE/GMAT required

Lead the Charge on Inclusive Practices

Diverse student populations make a focus on inclusion pivotal for teacher and student success. Learn to develop and propose programs that integrate culturally responsive practices and promote an inclusive school culture.

Our program prepares you to foster collaboration among parents, teachers, administrators, and more to develop plans that work for everyone in the school community.

Career Outlook

Become an Inclusion Expert

Inclusion ensures diverse student populations receive the education they deserve while thriving in their schools. An M.Ed. degree with an inclusion concentration will prepare you to lead other educational professionals by creating practices and programs that encourage an inclusive environment. Our graduates could become curriculum specialists and more.

Other Titles

  • Instructional coordinator
  • School administrator

Special Education Teacher

$59,780/YEAR 1

In this position, you would work closely with students who have diverse learning needs. Special education teachers develop lessons to meet the abilities of their students, as well as mentor other teachers and parents to influence student progress positively.

Curriculum Specialist

$64,450/year 2

In this role, you could develop and implement curriculum, suggest materials, and coach other teachers. With the inclusion concentration, you would focus on creating inclusive coursework and plans.

Career Outlook


Calvin University’s Master of Education courses combine theoretical knowledge with real-world skills. Our graduates are prepared to propose programs that integrate culturally inclusive practices that support all learners. Fostering collaboration, our coursework prepares educators to design and support inclusive initiatives in classrooms and schools.

Course Spotlight:

EDUC 555 Designing Instruction for Successful Learning

This course will explore critical strategies for successful inclusive teaching practices that support all learners. Educators will refine their understanding of culturally responsive educational design as they research accessible curricular programs and evidence-based practices for successful learning. Emphasis will be placed on locating and evaluating the quality of instructional programs or practices, planning with Universal Design for Learning, and exploring faith-based perspectives to promote inclusion. An ongoing curricular design project will allow educators to develop units or professional learning opportunities informed by inclusive programs and practices.  

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EDUC 556 Perspectives, Programs & Policies: Developing Inclusive Schools

How do educators develop and sustain a culturally responsive and inclusive school culture? What is a vision of Christ-centered educational programs and services where all students flourish? Educators in this course will trace the historical, ethical, political, religious, and research literature on policies, programs and practices of inclusive school communities. Through literature, policy, and field case analysis, they will learn about societal and community perspectives and develop skills and dispositions related to program development, implementation, and evaluation that advocate for and respond to all learners and their stakeholders.


Master of Education: Literacy Concentration

Prepare to impart the gift of reading to diverse learners of all ages and backgrounds. Calvin University’s M.Ed. degree with a literacy concentration helps instructors develop their skills in literacy research and curriculum development. By graduation, you will be prepared to support teachers and students confidently.

Frequently Asked Questions

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New students may apply for scholarships and financial assistance.

Each program is different, but we strive to be as flexible as possible when helping you achieve your goals. For more information, contact us.

While our curriculum is taught from a Christian perspective, being a Christian is not required to apply to Calvin University.

Yes. You must choose between the literacy and the inclusion concentration.

You can visit us! Calvin University is in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

To apply for admission, follow this process:

Step 1: Fill out our application form.

Step 2: Complete your application file, including all program-specific requirements.

Step 3: Request official transcripts from each undergraduate or post-graduate institution you have attended.

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