Office of Graduate Studies
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1.  Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling Psychology (Non-Thesis and Thesis Options)

2.  Master of Arts (M.A.) in Education and Master of Education (M.Ed.) in the following areas of specialization:

        Curriculum and Instruction   Literacy Instruction
        Educational Leadership

3.  Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in the following areas of specialization:

        Curriculum and Instruction   Instruction with Certification (Elementary)
        Educational Leadership   Instruction with Certification (Secondary)
        Literacy Instruction

Most specialization options sufficiently meet individual needs. However, an applicant wishing to pursue a specialization in an area other than those listed above may submit an individualized program proposal to the School of Education and Psychology and to Graduate Council. The proposed program should consist of 45 credits or more, depending on the focus of study and the adviser’s recommendation. At least 24 quarter hours (20 hours in M.A. programs) must be core courses that support the area of specialization selected in consultation with the student’s graduate adviser. It is recommended that the program include no more than 3 courses below the 500 level. However, exceptions may be made for unusual program needs. Additional credits needed for completion of the degree shall be selected in harmony with the degree requirements specified in this bulletin. An individualized program must be approved by vote of the School of Education and Psychology and Graduate Council before it is implemented.  Only individuals who hold current teaching certification may propose an individualized specialization M.A.T program.  To avoid confusion with existing degree specialization.

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Last update on August 26, 2014