Career Acceleration

12-month master’s programs to help achieve your goals…FASTER!

Our flexible Masters programs

Don’t just advance your career, accelerate it! Get started now and finish in as few as 12 months. Accelerate through your program with our flexible scheduling that allows you to take multiple courses per semester.


Online and asynchronous coursework. Study wherever and whenever you want.


Our low-cost, up-front pricing means you’ll maximize the return on your educational investment.

High Quality

We are the nation’s third largest conferrer of master’s degrees in education.1 For where our individual programs rank, see program details below.

Ways to accelerate your master’s degree at ACE

Transfer Credits

Apply transfer credits from previous institutions by submitting them for evaluation.

Multiple Courses

Request to take multiple courses per term.2

Stackable Micro-Credentials

Utilize our stackable micro-credentials and certificates to apply previous ACE credits directly to a degree program.

More Tips

For more tips on how to accelerate your program, click here.

Complete these programs in as little as one year3

M.Ed. in Organizational Leadership

M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education

M.Ed. in Health and Wellness Education

M.Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology

M.Ed. in Integrated Curriculum

M.Ed. in Literacy

M.Ed. in STEM Education

M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership

M.Ed. in Teaching English Learners

A Degree You Can Count On

ACE is – and always has been – accredited by Higher Learning Commission,
an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Empowered by our students.

Our students share our mission to serve, lead and achieve. Read in their own words why ACE was the right choice for them.

“I enjoyed my experience at ACE. Small class sizes, supportive professors and the ease of the online community made the experience a nice one. Classes were affordable and I liked the easy- going process of registration throughout my time. I’m happy that I chose American College of Education for M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership!” 

M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership

Take your next step with ACE


1 All ranking information based on 2019-2020 Conferred Degrees IPEDS data:

2 Only students in good academic standing may submit a Multiple Course Request form to schedule multiple courses per term.

3 Master’s Degree completion within one year requires a student to complete multiple courses within a term or the successful application of prior earned credits to program completion requirements through articulation, transfer or prior receipt of the College’s micro-credential credits.

*This is an estimated value of the cost for tuition and fees. Amounts may vary depending on number of transfer credits applied to the selected program hours, the pace and satisfactory completion of the selected program credit hours, the receipt of, or eligibility for, institutional or non-institutional scholarship and/or grant amounts, and adjustments to tuition or fees as described in the Catalog Right to Modify Tuition section.


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