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Masters of Science in Education

As a Graduate of Southern Connecticut's Master's in Education program you will apply contempoary research and best practices to your classroom teaching.

The program is a 36 credit program with 4 required courses and 8 electives designed around the needs of the student.

  • A completed Application for Admission to the Office of Graduate Admissions with the Application Fee
  • Official transcripts of all college level work indicating a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Letter of Intent
  • Interview
  • Two letters of recommendation

Plan A
Thesis

  • EDU 524 – Law for the Classroom Teacher – 3 credits Or EDU 560 – Controversial Issues in Education – 3 credits
  • EDU 590 – Thesis – 6 credits
  • EDU 592 – Research in Education – 3 credits
  • EDU 538 – Parent Involvement in Education – 3 credits Or EDU 528 – Diff. Inst: Elem School – 3 credits
  • Electives – 7 courses (21-Credits) 5 of these courses are selected from a state approved list the remaining 2 are free to choice.

Plan B
Field Project

  • EDU 524 – Law for the Classroom Teacher – 3 credits Or EDU 560 – Controversial Issues in Education – 3 credits
  • EDU 591 – Field Project in Education – 3 credits
  • EDU 592 – Research in Education – 3 credits
  • EDU 528 – Diff. Inst: Elem School – 3 credits Or EDU 538- Parent Involvement - 3 credits
  • Electives – 8 courses (24-Credits) 5 of these courses are selected from a state approved list the remaining three 3 are free choice.
  • EDU 590 – Thesis seminar – 3-6 credits

 CONTACT:

Dr. J. Gregory McVerry, Graduate Coordinator
Davis Hall 209D, Department of Elementary Education
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT 06515
Telephone: (203) 392-6653 
Fax: (203) 392-6473
E-Mail: mcverryj1@southernct.edu

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