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Master of Science in Education

Program Details

The online MS in Education degree program from the University of the Southwest is open to qualified applicants with a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. There are several specializations available to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • Education Specialist
  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Diagnostics
  • Exercise Science
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Special Education


This degree program requires 33-60 credits for completion, depending upon the specialization chosen. 

  • Conferred Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • 3.0 undergraduate GPA (4.0 scale)
  • 500 word personal essay
  • Professional resume
  • Three professional recommendation forms or letters and a signed policy statement are required for the Mental Health Counseling specialization

Accreditation & Licensing

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