The College of Education’s graduate degrees focus on teacher education, counseling, school psychology, educational leadership, kinesiology, exercise science, instructional technology, higher education, and others.
Master of Arts
Doctor of Education
Doctor of Philosophy
Major – A major is an academic program of study within a degree designation. It is that part of a degree program consisting of a specified number of hours from a defined group of courses in a primary discipline or field. Students are expected to acquire some mastery of a particular discipline or interdisciplinary area as well as to achieve a breadth of intellectual experience. A completed major is shown on a student’s transcript but not the diploma.
A major must comprise a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework specified by the academic department.
Track/Concentration – A concentration is an approved set of courses within a major that define a specialty area or specific field of study. Concentrations may also be referred to by departments as “Specializations,” “Tracks,” or “Options.” Unless specified by the unit offering the major, a concentration is not required. A completed concentration is displayed on a student’s transcript, but not the diploma.
A concentration must be comprised of 9-18 semester hours of coursework specified by the department.