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MAE School District Partnership

Currently available for Dubuque, East Dubuque, and Western Dubuque Community School Districts.

Be a teacher leader in your school and district with the Master of Arts in Education in Instructional Leadership School District Partnership with Clarke University. Our quality online format allows you to earn a Master of Arts in Education degree in as little as 2 years.

Learning Today. Leading Tomorrow.

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  • Developed for K-12 teachers
  • Competitive Pricing of $310 per credit for a cohort of 5 or more teachers per district
  • 100% Online (Limited face-to-face course options also available)
  • Eight-week and/or sixteen-week sessions during the academic year
  • Six-week sessions during the summer
  • Start dates in August, October, January, March, and May
  • Requires signed School District partnership agreement with Clarke University

Sessions begin in August, October, January, March, and June.

Benefits of the GOLD Program

  • Affordable
  • Offers quality and convenience
  • Earn a full Master of Arts in Education (MAE) degree in a span of two to seven years
  • Financial Aid is available to students enrolled in the MAE program

School District Partnerships

Participation in the program requires a signed School District partnership agreement with Clarke University. Employees of the following school districts are eligible for the program pricing if a minimum cohort of 5 students is enrolled from their district:

  • Dubuque Community School District
  • Western Dubuque Community School District
  • East Dubuque Community School District

Clarke University is looking to expand partnerships with other school districts. Please contact if you would like to explore developing a partnership between Clarke and your school district.

If you teach in a district not listed above, you may enroll in Clarke’s Online MAE program.