EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAMS

Bachelor of Science in Education
Master of Science in Education

EDUCATION ADVISORY COUNCIL

Dr. Betty Ashbaker, Dr. Sue Lebeau, Dr. Tony Pelligrini, Jennifer Munchie

Bachelor of Science Degree in Education  

The primary goal of the Bachelor’s Degree program in Education is to provide foundations preparation for a variety of roles as an educational service provider. Students will explore the major tenets of both domestic and international education systems. Survey of the historical, social, and philosophical implications of educational practices will provide a substantive foundation for students who wish to fill instructional roles. Coursework also provides a strong basis in content areas taught in K-12 schools. It further provides appropriate qualifications for additional academic work. Our degree emphasizes development of analytical skills, acquisition of knowledge, and proficiency in technical and professional skills. This program does not include state teacher licensure programming requirements or the associated testing for teachers in the United States. More…

Master of Science Degree in Education  

The primary program objective for the Master of Science Degree in Education is to build practitioner- scholars who will primarily work in K-12 settings, including but not limited to, classroom team leaders, campus instructional coaches, district curriculum support, as well as campus administration and district leadership. Typically, this advanced curriculum builds upon an undergraduate degree in education or related field; however, it is also an opportunity for career changers who would like to bring their expertise from business, science, or technology to improve both domestic and international educational systems.

Advanced study in the historical, social, and philosophical implications of educational practices will provide a comprehensive foundation for campus-wide and education organization leadership through innovative strategies for pedagogical planning, inclusive learning environments and technological integration. Substantive coursework in educational research, data analytics, and instructional design provides solid preparation and qualifications for students to engage future scholarly work. Our degree emphasizes development of analytical skills, acquisition of knowledge, and proficiency in affecting change in both policy and practice. The generalist master’s degree program does not require any certifications to be eligible for enrollment not does it provide any routes to licensure. More…