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Master's Degree in Education (MSE)

Take your career to the next level with our graduate programs in education and counseling.

 

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Community of Learning

This 30-hour program is an innovative way to earn your master's degree in education - curriculum and instruction.

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Community of Learning

Earn your master's degree in curriculum and instruction in just two years! This hybrid program is affordable and convenient. You’ll spend five Saturdays per semester collaborating and learning with other members in a classroom setting. Through the Community of Learning, you'll drive your own professional development.

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Curriculum and Instruction

This 36-hour program is offered through the Community of Learning model, or through a mix of online and traditional classes.

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School Administration (Online)

This fully online 36- to 48-hour program offers different options to help prepare you for school leadership roles and includes a focus area in athletic administration.

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Special Education (Online)

Available in Summer 2018, this fully online program will offer four unique pathways to help you meet the needs of students with exceptionalities.

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

A 60-hour program that will prepare you for the first step in becoming a licensed counselor and provide services in a private or public practice.

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School Counseling

This 48- to 60-hour program offers you a pathway to become a become a counselor in an elementary or secondary school setting, even if you don't already have a teaching certificate.

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Student Affairs / College Counseling

This 48-hour program will prepare you to serve as a counselor or advisor in a technical school, college, or university setting.

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Admission Criteria

See individual program pages for more specifics on admission criteria.

  1. Apply for graduate study
  2. Submit official transcripts
  3. Send references (download reference form)
  4. Submit a writing sample (topic depends on program of study)

 

Questions? Contact:

Brook Jech
School of Education and Counseling
Email: brjech1@wsc.edu
Phone: 402-375-7164

Recognized for Excellence

Wayne State's graduate programs are nationally ranked and continually recognized for incredible value, successful graduates, and innovative learning.

Best College for Educational Leadership Degree Programs, 2018-19 - Schools.com

No. 1 in the U.S.

Best College for Educational Leadership Degree Programs, 2018-19

Schools.com

Most Affordable Online Master's Degrees, 2018 - Edsmart

No. 3 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's Degrees, 2018

EDsmart

Most Affordable Online Graduate School for a Master's Degree, 2018 - College Choice

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 6 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Graduate School, 2018

College Choice

Best College for K-12 Education, 2018 - Schools.com

No. 9 in the U.S.

Best College for K-12 Education, 2018

Schools.com

Most Affordable Master's Degree in Counseling, 2017 - Best Counseling Degrees

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 5 in the Midwest

Most Affordable Master's Degree in Counseling, 2017-18

Best Counseling Degrees

Best Online Master's Education Administration 2019 - OnlineMasters.com

No. 15 in the U.S.

Best Online Master's in Education Administration, 2019

OnlineMasters.com

Most Affordable Master's in Educational Administration Online, 2018 - Grad School Hub

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 3 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Master's in Educational Administration Online, 2018

Grad School Hub

Most Affordable Online College for a Master's in Education

No. 20 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's in Education, 2018

SR Education Group

Best Online Colleges in Nebraska, 2018 - Affordable Colleges

No. 10 in Nebraska

Best Online College in Nebraska, 2018

Affordable Colleges Online (AC Online)

Most Affordable Online Master's Degrees, 2018 - Great Value Colleges

No. 5 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's Degrees, 2018

Great Value Colleges

Affordability

Whether you take online or face-to-face classes, master’s degrees at Wayne State College are among the lowest priced in the nation. 

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