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Graduate Programs

The mission of the School of Education Graduate Programs is to offer advanced programs in professional education that lead to improved classroom instruction and prepares responsible, productive citizens, and prospective change agents in the field of education with the knowledge, skills and disposition that will enable them to meet the educational challenges of an ever-changing educational field.
Function
The major function of the School of Education Graduate Programs is the advanced preparation of teachers for the improvement of classroom instruction in preschool through high school.
The four areas of preparation include the following:

Master of Education in Elementary Education
Master of Education in Physical Education 
Master of Education in Secondary Education (Four Specialties)     

 •        English Education
 •        Mathematics Education
 •        Science Education
 •        Social Studies Education
  Master of Arts in Teaching (Four Specialties)
 •        Board Range 
 •        Elementary Level Education
 •        Middle-Level Education
 •        Secondary Level Education

The School of Education Graduate Programs is one of the three graduate programs in the Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education.

Admission Standards:

Graduate program admission requirements

Regular Admission:

Program

School of Education Application

Undergraduate Transcripts – Need 2 from all institutions

Letter of Interest

Resume

Interview: Admission, Retention, & Exit Committee

GPA Minimum

GRE Exam

Reference Letters

Teacher License

Other Requirement

MAT

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

3.00

Verbal Reasoning:  151

Quantitative Reasoning:  153

Analytical Writing:  4

2 letters

No

PRAXIS Content Passage, School Employment Letter, Background Check, State Requirements for Licensure

M.ED. Elementary Education

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

2.75 Overall or 3.0 for last 60 hours

500

2 letters

Yes

PRAXIS Scores

M.ED. Secondary Education

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

2.75 Overall or 3.0 for last 60 hours

500

2 letters

Yes

PRAXIS Scores

M.ED. Physical Education

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

2.75 Overall or 3.0 for last 60 hours

500

2 letters

Yes

PRAXIS Scores


Conditional Admissions:  The candidate may be admitted Conditionally based on not meeting all requirements for Regular Admissions.  The candidate can be approved to take up to 12 hours prior to being formally admitted into the program.  The candidate must have 3.0 GPA in the 12 hours to be considered for Regular Admissions.

Contact Information:
Dr. Wanda Newell
Interim Coordinator Graduate Program
(870) 575-8248
newellw@uapb.edu