Master Degree in Education
The M.Ed. is offered with emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Mathematics Education, Reading, and Special Education. The Master of Education programs extend and develop classroom skills and abilities of practicing teachers in elementary and secondary education. Applicants to the Master of Education program must have a Bachelor of Education degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution, and/or a current teaching certificate.
The M.Ed. Educational Leadership program is a cohort program designed to prepare candidates to become school administrators in Alaska. The program prepares candidates for the challenges and opportunities inherent in assuming roles as educational leaders in public schools. The program is specifically targeted at preparing administrators for the rural school districts in the state.
The M.Ed. program in Educational Leadership is designed to provide candidates the opportunity to begin the program in one summer session and complete it in the next. In addition, candidates will be expected to complete courses and School of Education approved internship during the school year. Summer courses will be held on the Juneau campus of the University of Alaska Southeast. Fall and spring courses will be delivered through technology.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTSFor application requirements please visit the School of Education website.
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS (2012-2013 catalog)
|Minimum Credit Hours||36|
|ED||S637||Introduction to Educational Leadership||9|
|ED||S638||Curriculum and Instruction Leadership I||3|
|ED||S639||Curriculum and Instruction Leadership II||3|
|ED||S690||Educational Leadership II||9|
|ED||S691||Internship in Educational Leadership I, II||6|
|ED||S698||Master's Research Project or Portfolio||3|