Professional & Secondary Ed
Professional and Secondary
206C Recitation Hall
This program is designed primarily to strengthen the professional knowledge, skills, and understanding of the graduate student. Practicing teachers will increase their knowledge base of effective teaching. In addition to the education courses offered, the 15 semester hour elective area allows students to increase their knowledge in the academic content area.
In addition to meeting admission requirements of the University, the student must
It is strongly recommended that the applicant have a valid teaching certificate. Applicants whose certification is not in secondary education may, at the department chairperson's discretion, be required to take course work beyond the minimum semester-hour requirements for the degree.
Upon admission, students will be assigned advisors who will help them to outline the appropriate program. All work for the program must be approved by the advisor and the departmental graduate committee.
To apply for the graduate program, go to the Graduate Studies web page and click on the APPLY NOW button.
During the pre-candidacy period, the student must
EDF 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 509, 515, 516, 520, 570, 580, 581, 589, 590; EDP 531, 557, 560, 569; EDS 502, 505, 524
Students must perform satisfactorily on a written comprehensive examination, which is given at least once in each semester and in the summer session.
Students who fail the comprehensive examination are allowed a second attempt. A second failure terminates candidacy.