The graduate program credit evaluator will help students develop a plan of study meeting the following conditions. All credits must be from graduate courses at the 500 level or above. A total of 30* credits is required for the M.Ed. degree.

Core Courses (9 credits)

  • EDUC 500 Foundations of Education (3 credits) or EDUC 517 Multicultural Education (3 credits)

  • EDUC 623 Curriculum Design (3 credits)*

  • EDUC 635 Research Design (3 credits)

* requires completion of EDUC 571, EDUC 572, EDUC 573 or EDUC 574 or Sufficient Teaching Experience

Concentration Area (21* credits)

Each M.Ed. student must complete a concentration of courses in the student's emphasis.

The concentrations are:

  • Early Childhood Education: PK-4 grades

  • Middle-Level Education: 4-8 grades

  • Secondary Education: 7-12 grades

  • General Track

Courses fulfilling the emphasis vary according to the student's concentration area. The student should select these courses in consultation with their adviser and/or graduate credit evaluator.

*Minimum Required