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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Education, M.Ed.

Major Code: 8116 Degree Awarded: Master of Education
Age Restriction: N Admission status: graduate, Extended Studies
Delivery Mode/s: classroom, lab Location/s: main campus, Redstone/Huntsville
Admission Materials: 3 letters of recommendation, résumé, objectives  

This degree program is designed for working professionals who seek to further their education and enhance their teaching practice. It is appropriate for teachers at any grade level and in any subject matter area. This program is designed to help teachers expand their knowledge of relevant educational foundations, theory, method and research, as well as their ability to relate and apply these to teaching and schooling practices.

Admission Requirements

The master’s program is designed for individuals who already hold a bachelor’s degree or better from an accredited college of university. Applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or better for regular admission and should submit a résumé, statement of objectives and three letters of recommendation.

Degree Requirements

The degree of Master of Education is conferred on students who have successfully completed 30 credit hours as specified in an approved program plan, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and who have received a passing grade on the final program oral examination taken during the last semester of registration.

It is the responsibility of the student to follow all master’s degree policies governed by the graduate programs office. This includes arranging for the final program examination committee and scheduling the examination within the required time frame.