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.
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 three areas of preparation include the following:
1. Master of Education in Early Childhood Education
2. Master of Education in Secondary Education (Five Specialties)
• English Education
• Mathematics Education
• Physical Education
• Science Education
• Social Studies Education
3. Master of Arts in Teaching (Two Specialties)
• 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.