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Educational Studies (MA)

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The master’s degree program in Educational Studies is a generic program designed to meet the needs of individuals who desire to pursue advanced study but who do not wish or need state certification.

Individuals who desire to pursue advanced study but who do not wish or need state certification may find the MA degree in Educational Studies an appropriate option.  Additionally, students enrolled in Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) programs in Early Childhood Education, Middle Grades Education, Secondary Education, Art Education, or Music Education not wishing to pursue teacher certification or complete the professional requirements for student teaching, apprenticeship teaching, or internship may apply instead to complete requirements for an M.A. Degree in Educational Studies. Individuals who select this option are not recommended for state certification.

The Master of Arts degree in Educational Studies is a 33-credit hour program, of which 27 credits (including the capstone course) must be in Education.