The following advanced professional education programs are offered that lead to the Master’s in Education or Master’s in Art degree (M.Ed. or M.A.):
Graduate degrees in counseling may be earned with four different options:
Option I - Master of Education with a major in school counseling is designed for students who wish to prepare for work in the public schools as a counselor.
Option III - Master of Arts with a major in human resource development is designed for students who plan to develop and conduct training programs in business, industry, government, and other organizations.
Option IV - Master of Arts with a major in training and development is designed for students who plan to develop and conduct training programs in business, industry, government, and other organizations.
The mission of the Master of Education degree with a major in Sport Administration is to prepare candidates for coaching and administratvie positions interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics, intramural recreation, and community-based programs in sport, recreation, and leisure services. The curriculum offers students a broad background in theoretical and practical applications associated with best practices and current research.
Master of Education in Sport Administration
The mission of the Master of Education degree with a major in Special Education is to prepare candidates to lead their schools and communities in providing services to students with disabilities.
Curriculum and Learning
The Curriculum and Instruction program at West College of Education is committed to faculty and student participation in scholarly discourse on all issues related to teaching and learning and to exploring the relationship between theory and practice in a variety of educational contexts. The faculty value life-long learning, community, collaboration, diversity, inquiry, and reflection.
The Master of Education degree with a major in Educational Leadership prepares students for school leadership roles. The program provides opportunities for students to learn and apply knowledge, skills, and dispositions set forth in Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards.
The Master of Education degree with a major in Educational Technology is designed to prepare the classroom teacher for integrating technology into the content areas in grades preK-12. The program will enable the student to explore current theory, research, and best practices in educational technology. Upon completion of the degree the student will be eligible to apply for certification as a Master Technology Teacher.