Northern Vermont University Launches Master’s Degree Program Featuring Discovery Education’s Professional Development Content

Discovery Education and Vermont University

Silver Spring, Md. (January 6, 2020) — Northern Vermont University (NVU) today announced the launch of their new, online Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Digital Media Instruction program.  Featuring Discovery Education’s high-quality professional development content, NVU’s innovative program is designed for classroom teachers, Educational Technology Specialists, and other instructional professionals seeking an affordable, flexible way to enhance their professional credentials and improve their classroom practice.  Discovery Education is the leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.

NVU is the latest institution of higher education to launch an online Master’s degree program powered by Discovery Education professional development content.  Other institutions offering Discovery Education affiliated-programs include Buena Vista University, University of Findlay, and Wilkes University.

NVU’s new online Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Digital Media Instruction is a 35-credit hour program.  Combining the study of educational principals with an exploration of digital media instruction methods, this unique degree program prepares educators for the classrooms and students of tomorrow.  Among the required courses in this program of study are Teaching with Digital Content, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, STEM, Mobile Device Integration, Critical and Cultural Perspectives in Education, Education Research, and the Global Context of Technology and Education.  For more information about NVU’s Master of Arts in Education with Concentration in Digital Media Instruction or to register for the Spring Semester, visit this website.

“Northern Vermont University is proud to work with Discovery Education to design and launch this new Masters of Arts in Education program,” said Nolan Atkins, NVU’s Provost of Academic Affairs. “The combination of Northern Vermont University’s nearly two-centuries of education in educating teaching professionals and expertise in online graduate programs for working adults with Discovery Education’s skill and talents in creating high-impact professional learning programs create a powerful learning opportunity for anyone interested in driving K-12 education into the future.”

To help support K-12 educators implement high-yield instructional strategies, improve student achievement, and propel their careers forward, Discovery Education has collaborated with graduate-level educators for over a decade.  These collaborations have designed immersive online graduate-level coursework delivered through advanced degree programs that help K-12 educators develop their instructional practice and further their careers.

“Discovery Education is excited to welcome Northern Vermont University to its robust network of institutions of higher education,” said Kelli Campbell, Discovery Education’s President, International & University. “The students participating in Northern Vermont University’s Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Digital Media Instruction join a powerful cadre of educators creating the future of K-12 education across the country and around the world.”

For more information about Discovery Education’s digital curricular resources and professional learning services, visit, and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Facebook, follow us on Twitter at @DiscoveryEd, or find us on Instagram and Pinterest.

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