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Master of Science in Education

Program Details

The online MS in Education degree program from Western Oregon University is intended for teachers and other education professionals who want to enhance their understanding of theory and practice. Students are provided with a critical, advanced, and intellectually rigorous curriculum in which they can:

  • ​Advance their knowledge of the teaching/learning process
  • ​Demonstrate an exemplary level of competence in all aspects of teaching
  • ​Increase their knowledge of content information and materials
  • ​Show their commitment to professional excellence and leadership in education


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Sealed official transcripts from all institutions of higher education where coursework was completed.
  • GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 semester hours of coursework is required. 
  • Applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA must submit (a) MAT score of 395 or higher; (b) GRE: minimum quantitative score: 147 and minimum verbal score: 148 and a 3.5 or higher on the Analytical Writing section.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Western Oregon University is unable to accept new distance students residing in the states of Arkansas, Maryland, or Minnesota at this time. Distance students in some states may face other restrictions regarding program admission and activity.