The Master of Science in Secondary Education requires 33 semester hours of graduate coursework beyond the bachelor’s degree and successful completion of a comprehensive examination. The degree can be completed almost entirely online via distance learning from virtually anywhere in the United States. Students have the option of completing some coursework face-to-face on campus as well as via distance.
What kind of license will I receive?
Program graduates may be eligible to be recommended for the Class AA Mississippi Educator License.
What courses will I take?
Students completing the Master of Science in Secondary Education program will complete these courses:
- EDF 8363 Functions and Methods of Research
- EDS 8243 Advanced Planning and Managing
- EDS 8613 Middle and Secondary School Curriculum
- EDS 8653 Issues of Accountability
- EDS 8663 Improving Instruction
- EDS 8683 Dispositions and Reflection
- RDG Elect. Any 3-hour RDG course
- Education Electives 3-6 hours any EDE, EDS, EDX, RDG
- Content Area Electives 6-9 hours
What subjects can I teach?
Degree program participants can select a K-12 or 7-12th grade concentration in one of the following areas:
- English/Language Arts
- (K-12) Foreign Language
- (K-12) Physical Education
- Social Studies
- Other (See Advisor)