Education, M.S.

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For further information: EducationGrad@southernct.edu

Application Deadline

Rolling admissions 

Admission Requirements for M.S.

Applicants must submit the following materials:

Program Sequence - 36 Credits

As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program advisor to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.   

Plan A: Thesis Required Courses

EDU 524 – Law for the Classroom Teacher – 3 credits
Or
EDU 560 – Controversial Issues in Education – 3 credits

EDU 590 – Thesis – 6 credits
EDU 592 – Research in Education – 3 credits

EDU 538 – Parent Involvement in Education – 3 credits
Or
EDU 528 – Diff. Inst: Elem School – 3 credits

Electives – 7 courses  (21-Credits) 5 of these courses are selected from a state approved list the remaining 2 are free to choice.

Plan B: Field Project Required Courses

EDU 524 – Law for the Classroom Teacher – 3 credits
Or
EDU 560 – Controversial Issues in Education – 3 credits

EDU 591 – Field Project in Education – 3 credits
EDU 592 – Research in Education – 3 credits

EDU 528 – Diff. Inst: Elem School – 3 credits
Or
EDU 538- Parent Involvement - 3 credits

Electives – 8 courses (24-Credits) 5 of these courses are selected from a state approved list the remaining three 3 are free choice. 

Capstone Experience (choose one)

EDU 590 – Thesis seminar – 3-6 credits

Special Project – A minimum of 36 graduate credits, including EDU 591 Field Project in Education (3-credits), in the student’s area of specialization as approved by faculty adviser and the graduate coordinator is required. These courses may be any graduate level course in any subject. (Students must request to be placed on a waiting list for EDU 591 at least one semester in advance of anticipated enrollment in the course)