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Master of Science in Education

Program Details

The Master of Science in Education is designed from the educational philosophy and strategies associated with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). Curriculum prepares candidates for instructional leadership roles at the elementary, middle school, or secondary level. 

Areas of emphasis include:

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Library Media Specialist
  • Reading Specialist
  • Transition to Teaching (Alternative Certification)
  • JROTC Instructor Prep
  • Higher Education Student Affairs

Requirements

  • Must have an earned bachelor's degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA on your last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Valid teaching license
  • Official transcripts
  • International students with 3-year degrees will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the graduate dean
  • Successful background check
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)