Move your career forward with ACE

American College of Education provides high quality online degree programs for educators, by educators. ACE is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our faculty are respected leaders in education with relevant K-12 experience. Total program tuition is just $7,955 for Master of Education degree programs, and a range of program options are available. Find the interactive online program that fits your budget, your schedule, and your career.

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American College of Education offers a range of certificates and degree programs that are tailored to your interests and career needs:

Master's degrees

  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (subject area concentrations available)
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with Specialization in English as a Second Language or Bilingual Education
  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership
  • Master of Education in Elementary Education

Doctoral level programs

  • Ed.D. in Leadership
  • Ed.S. in Leadership
  • Certificate in Community Leadership

Certificate programs

Graduate Credit Certificates available in 12 subject areas including Effective Classroom Management, STEM, English as a Second Language, Common Core English and Math, and Digital Learning and Teaching.

Connect with an ACE Ambassador or Enrollment Counselor directly by completing the form.

Admission Requirements

To ensure that you will be evaluated for admissions prior to your desired start date, you will need to submit the following for admission into most ACE programs:

  • Complete Application
  • Application Fee
  • Submit Transcripts
  • Complete TOEFL requirements (for students whose first language is not English)
  • Complete program-specific requirements

Please contact an Enrollment Counselor at info@ace.edu, 1-855-704-0317 for help with your application.


Tuition at ACE is very affordable compared to similar online institutions:


Payment options

American College of Education offers the following payment options to assist you with budgeting for your education. Each student must declare a payment method after completing the enrollment agreement.

Students have the following payment options:

  • Payment in Full: Make one payment covering the entire program cost and fees and avoid payment processing fees.
  • Payment Course-by-Course: Pay program tuition and fees one course at a time. A Payment Processing Fee for each unpaid course will be assessed under this payment method.
  • School District Partnership Agreements: Arrange payment with a partnership agreement between American College of Education and a participating school district. This option is only available for full-time employees
  • Third-Party Financing: Some students may qualify for a private loan through a third-party lender. Funds received from the lender may be used to either make payment in full or by installments as described above.
  • Military and Veterans Benefits: Eligible students may qualify for military benefits.