Degree Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 32 semester hours of credit for the degree, at least 9 of which must be at the 500 level. Courses numbered 596, 597, 598 or 599 do not meet this requirement.

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Core Curriculum (9 semester hours)

  • Philosophy or History of Education (Education 402 or 403 – 3 hours)
  • Educational or Developmental or Adolescent Psychology (Education 421 or 422 or 445 – 3 hours)
  • Curriculum, Instruction and Evaluation (Educ. 430 or 431 – 3 hours)
  • The core must be completed before enrollment in other courses.

Area of Concentration (14 semester hours)

Students may select, in consultation with their adviser, 14 hours of graduate coursework from the College of Education. Only two of these courses may be Individual Study.

Elective Courses (9 semester hours)

Students may select, in consultation with their adviser, 9 semester hours of graduate coursework from any department in the University. Students in this program also may combine this master’s degree with Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsements.

For further information regarding degree requirements, contact the Office of Student Services at 312- 996-4536.