Graduation is contingent upon successful completion of all course requirements with an overall GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. Course requirements include:
- ALTE/EDTL 600 – Introduction: Inquiry and Educational Change
- Core Requirements as defined by degree program.
- Reflective Practice and Action Research courses
- Elective courses
In addition to completing all required courses, a professional development portfolio is required. This portfolio will be reviewed and assessed by the student’s faculty advisor. The portfolio will contain artifacts required by the program in addition to artifacts selected by the student as evidence of successful performance in the program.
An Application for Graduation must be completed and submitted to the Academic Advisor and Department Chair for review, approval and signature in accordance with the university calendar.
The Master of Education degree requires 36 semester hours in the following categories: department, core, research, field experience, and electives. There are two programs available for Master of Education candidates, Alternative Education and Teaching & Learning.