(33 credits minimum)
The Master of Education Degree is designed for those individuals who wish to develop leadership skills in the areas of Assessment, Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Literacy or Special Education for use in educational settings such as schools, community/technological colleges, business and industry, health services, or other social agencies.
Concentration Areas Include:
- Assessment (K-12)
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Early Childhood (birth to age 8)
- Elementary Education (K-5)
- Gifted and Talented
- Literacy K-12
- Special Education (Program follows specialized Program of Study-Consult with Academic Advisor)
Note: Students are considered for admission if they hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in all courses taken at the graduate level in all schools attended, and have a minimum of 12 credit hours in the social/behavioral sciences (e.g. psychology, sociology, political science, education, or anthropology) at the undergraduate level. The graduate faculty of the Department of Teaching and Learning involved with the specific concentration concerned will determine any deficiencies based upon the candidate’s prior experience, educational background, and stated professional goals. International applicants should have a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 79 (IBT) with sub-scores of at least 21 for Reading, 16 for Listening, 18 for Speaking, and 24 for Writing.