Graduate Program in Education
At the graduate level, the primary objective of the Department of Education is to enable students to further their study in chosen specialized fields, with this study resulting in both greater breadth and depth of knowledge. Realization of this objective is sought by providing several varied master's degree programs.
Students may obtain a general master's degree and a general masters with bilingual specialization. Other master's programs lead to professional certification in Guidance and Counseling, Reading Specialist, School Administration: Principal and Superintendent, and School Administration: Instructional Leadership. Students may also elect to increase their breadth of knowledge by electing to take graduate hours in an academic subject area. All Master's degree programs, except the College Teaching sepcialization, require a comprehensive oral examination which must be taken dureing the last semester of required coursework.
NOTICE: All graduate students must enroll in EDUC 5301 Research Methodology within the first 12 hours of their graudate course work. No grade lower than "B" will be accepted towards a degree in certification areas.