Wayne State College

Social Sciences Education Online Master's Degree

Total hours: 36

Classes for the social sciences education master's degree program (curriculum and instruction - instructional leadership MSE) are available online.


Professional education core: 15 hours

  • EDU 603 Introduction to Educational Research and Design (3)
  • EDU 652 Instructional Theory and Practice (3)
  • EDU 658 Fundamentals of Curriculum Development PK-16  (3) 
  • EDU 674 History and Philosophy of Education (3)

Social sciences concentration: 21 hours

Courses must include at least 9 hours from one content area, and at least 6 hours from another content areas. Content areas include:

  • Geography
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology / Anthropology

Plus 6 hours of electives by advisement and approval of the Dean of the School of Education and Counseling.  Additionally, you are required to complete a final research (SSC 695 or other prefix, 3 hours) and an applied discipline-based research experience (SSC 695 or other prefix, 3 hours).


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