Master of Science (M.S.)
The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Education is the initial step in pursuing a degree as a scholar in an educational field.
In addition to pursuing a Ph.D. program, many students use this degree to seek employment as a faculty member in a community college or to pursue career opportunities in school districts, education agencies, or business and industry.
All Master of Science students, regardless of area of study, complete a common set of core requirements (PDF).
Seminar (1 credit)
Research methodology (2 courses)
Thesis (3-5 credits)
Curriculum, educational psychology, HPC
One course from two of the following areas:
Historical, philosophical and comparative studies in education
Curriculum and instruction
One course in curriculum and instruction outside the student’s area of specialization.
Graduate students in a teacher licensure program should consult their major professor.
Our faculty have specific expertise in:
Refer to the masters timeline and requirements page for information on completing a master’s degree in the Educator Preparation Program.
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