Education M.A.

Master of Arts - Education

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Catalog Year: 2022-23


Course Requirements30
Total Hours30

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • The core of the M.A. in Education program will have flexible options in each of 4 key areas: Educational Research, Learning and Assessment, Critical Social Issues, and Diversity, for 12 credits, a 3-credit thesis, and an additional 15 credits from electives in education.
  • This program is geared toward graduate students who may already hold teacher licensure, or those from other areas interested in professional education degrees to prepare them for work in nonprofit or non-school settings.  This degree will also prepare participants for doctoral work in education.
  • All requirements for the degree must be completed within 6 years, including successful completion of a thesis.

Course Requirements

Complete one of the following educational research courses:3
Educational Research
Action Research in Classroom
Complete one of the following learning and assessment courses:3
Curriculum Design, Implementation, & Evaluation
Developmental & Learning Sciences
Analysis of Education Data
Complete one of the following critical social issues courses:3
Philosophy of Education
History of American Education
Education Technology Trends & Issues
Complete one of the following diversity courses:3
Education Across Cultures
Inclusion and Collaboration
Complete the following course:
EDU 599Professional Project/Thesis3
Electives: 15 minimum credits15
Total Hours30

Minimum Required Grade: C