Master of Education in Education / Instructional Coaching
Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Education with a concentration in Instructional Coaching program is designed to enhance instructional practice among classroom teachers.  Instructional coaches concentrate on developing relationships with classroom teachers in order to improve professional practices.  They are peer educators with knowledge in pedagogy, able to effectively demonstrate content expertise, and are proficient at interpersonal skills.  Courses include:

  • Instructional Strategies for Content Coaching
  • Participative Leadership
  • Developing the Coaching Relationship
  • Contemporary Readings in Leadership
  • Motivational Strategies for Leaders


  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale OR
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5-2.99 on a 4.0 scale with a satisfactory minimum score with respect to the following equation of GPA and GRE scores: GPA x 100 + GRE = 530
  • Official transcripts of all credit earned
  • Two recommendation forms

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

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