Jul 31, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 Archived Catalog

Education Studies, M.A.

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The Masters of Arts in Education Studies is designed for individuals whose goal is to work with students outside of the K-12 public school system, in educational positions that do not require state licensure.  Educational positions not requiring state licensure might include, home school, private schools, charter schools, youth organizations, etc.

This program is for educators who plan to pursue careers outside of the public school system. Graduates of this program are not qualified for state licensure/certification.

Students who complete the M.A. in Education Studies will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the complex needs of today's learners.
  2. Develop and deliver engaging and coherent instruction while addressing the needs of a variety of learners.
  3. Apply knowledge of classroom management to successfully manage groups of students.
  4. Apply the concept of legal and ethical decision-making when working in a setting with students.
  5. Develop curriculum that meets the needs of a variety of learners.

Requirements for the Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Education Studies

Elective Focus - 9 hours

Elective courses will be determined in conjunction with advisor. Possible focus areas include Special Education, Higher Education, Education Leadership, or School Counseling.

Capstone - 3 hours

Minimum total semester hours - 34

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