College of Online and Continuing Education, Education programs at Southern New Hampshire University

Why you should consider this program

Increase your expertise and marketability within the education sector as you pursue your online master's in curriculum & instruction or higher education administration from Southern New Hampshire University.

Today's education system is evolving. SNHU's online education degrees can give you a specialized understanding of the latest theories and practices in curriculum development, student assessment, education technology, collaboration and leadership. In each of our graduate education programs, you'll explore valuable knowledge and insights that can prepare you to make significant professional contributions to students, schools, parents, communities and your educational career.

Whether you're looking to simply increase your marketability and skill set as a teacher or pursue a position as an administrator or principal, SNHU can help you in and beyond the classroom with our online master's programs in education.

Benefits for Coverdell Fellows

Tuition/fees for Complete Program Value of Coverdell Fellowship Net cost *
In state $ 22,572 $ 3,385 $ 19,187
Out of state $ 22,572 $ 3,385 $ 19,187
* Net cost is equal to tuition/fees minus fellowship value. For some universities, the fellowship value includes non-tuition/fee benefits such as health insurance or housing—see the first point below for more details.

Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from

15% tuition discount off each course taken when enrolled in any of the approved SNHU graduate degree programs.

Fellowships awarded per year (average)

SNHU has no limit on the number of Coverdell Fellowships that can be offered each year.

Application fee waived?



Opportunities vary depending on the specific degree program.

Jobs for program alumni

Because our Coverdell Fellows program is relatively new, we do not have alumni information yet.

Other details

Program length

Varies. A 36 credit program can be completed in 15 months.

Application requirements

While requirements vary by program, SNHU graduate degrees do not require GRE or GMAT test results.

Admissions process

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our five graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor and identify yourself as an eligible Returned Peace Corps Volunteer.

Non-traditional options

  • Online degree program
  • Option to pursue degree part time while receiving the Coverdell Fellowship

  • 100% online programs. Coverdell Fellows may go choose to go part-time.

Year Coverdell Fellows partnership started



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