Middle Grades Education—M.Ed.
Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in middle grades education or meet eligibility for level 4 certification in middle grades education with at least a 2.7 GPA, at least 400 on verbal and 400 on analytical or quantitative sections of GRE test taken before October 2002. Tests taken after October 2002 require minimum verbal and quantitative scores and a minimum GRE Analytical Writing test score of 3.5, and a program of study developed by an advisor. Students also may take the MAT. The passing score for this program is 396. Students with undergraduate majors in other fields may be admitted provisionally. The program consists of a minimum of 36 semester hours of course work.
Courses taken for the program include 9 hours in professional education courses, 15 hours in content specialization courses, 3 hours in research, and 9 hours in electives.