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  Dec 10, 2017
 
 
    
Graduate Studies Catalog 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accelerated M.S. Degree Programs in Education


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A student enrolled in any of the Education Department’s undergraduate programs may apply for admission to the Accelerated Master’s program for the following areas of study: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Reading Education, Early Childhood Education and English as a Second Language. The student should review specific graduate admissions criteria at Admission and Registration .  During the junior year, an undergraduate education student interested in the Accelerated M.S. program will make application for entry during the senior year. The application is due March 1, of the junior year. The student must pass all Praxis Series tests required for the initial certificate prior to student teaching in the senior year. Normally, an accelerated education major will student teach in the fall semester of the senior year and take two graduate courses (six graduate credits) during the spring semester of the senior year. The six graduate credits taken as an undergraduate will contribute toward both the B.S. and M.S. degrees. The student will need to have Act 34, Act 151, the FBI fingerprint clearances, and a valid, positive TB test result.


A student pursuing a non-education undergraduate major that could lead to PDE certification may apply for admission to the Accelerated M.S. in Secondary Education program. The student should review specific graduate admissions criteria at Admission and Registration  and contact his/her advisor to receive a list of undergraduate courses required for PDE certification. During the junior year, the student will make application to the Accelerated M.S. program for entry during the senior year. The application is due March 1, of the junior year. A non-education major accepted into the Accelerated M.S. program will take two graduate courses (six graduate credits) during the senior year. The six graduate credits taken as an undergraduate will contribute toward both the B.S. and M.S. degrees. To be eligible to receive the M.S. degree, a non-education undergraduate major accepted into the Accelerated M.S. program must meet all undergraduate requirements for initial certification; and must pass all Praxis Series tests required for initial certification. The student will need to have Act 34, Act 151, the FBI fingerprint clearances, and a valid, positive TB test result.
 

Below is the program of study for students who are accelerating into the Master of Science in EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.


Research Course requirement (3 credits)


Below is the program of study for students who are accelerating into the Master of Science in ELEMENTARY EDUCATION.


Research Course Requirement (3 credits)


Below is the program of study for students who are accelerating into the Master of Science in ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE.


Below is the program of study for students who are accelerating into the Master of Science in SECONDARY EDUCATION.


Research Course Requirement (3 credits)


Computer Course Requirement (3 credits)


Below is the program of study for students who are accelerating into the Master of Science in SPECIAL EDUCATION.


Research Course Requirement (3 credits)


Foundation Course Requirement (3 credits)


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