Graduate Student Resources

Student Resources

Master's Students

The master’s degree programs offered in the College of Education lead to a Master of Arts degree (M.A.), a Master of Arts in Teaching degree (M.A.T.), a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree, or a Master of Science (M.S.) degree. Theses degrees consist of a minimum of 30 hours beyond the bachelor's degree and have course work that is unique to each program.

Specialist Students

The Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) is an advanced graduate degree designed to provide professional educators with an opportunity to develop competencies in areas of special needs and interests. This degree consists of a minimum of 36 hours beyond the master's degree and is flexible in its requirements.

Doctoral Students

The college has additional advanced graduate degree programs that lead to the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. For these degrees the Ed.D. degree is a minimum of 54 hours and the Ph.D. is a minimum of 59 hours beyond the master's degree and they are flexible in their requirements.

All Student Information

Additional information pertinent for all graduate degree seeking students in the College of Education as they work to complete their degrees.