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Master of Science in Education (MSE)

The Master of Science (MSE) offers concentrations in these areas:

About the Program

WSC advanced candidates inquire, reflect and implement to create caring learning communities and facilitate learning for all students by meeting professional standards, demonstrating in consistent ways an advanced understanding and valuing by:
  1. professional dispositions that pervade every aspect of their profession.
  2. unique nature of individual learners--cognitively, linguistically, socially, emotionally,
    and physically.
  3. content required for their assigned position.
  4. effective strategies to foster engagement and build the relationships that lead
    to success.
  5. professional responsibility and professional skills required for their position. 


Teaching Endorsements/Certifications

Course Rotations

Degree or Thesis Option

Graduate students have the choice of two different program options, thesis or non-thesis.

Thesis Option

The thesis option requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work plus 6 credits for the thesis. The thesis must be written in the area of specialization, the credit, however, may be applied toward the major field or electives.

Non-Thesis Option

The non-thesis option requires a minimum of 36 credit hours of course work plus placement of one substantive final research artifact, such as a paper, project, portfolio or a comprehensive examination. 

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Community Learning
Community Learning

The Community Learning model is available for Curriculum and Instruction - Instructional Leadership.

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