Masters degree is pursued in order to attain a higher qualification in any specific field of study. The METL specialization focuses on the importance of meaningful feedback in the form of formative assessment, creation of 21st century curriculum that focuses on pre-k-12 students’ future skill needs, innovation in the day of reduced resources, the importance of communication and collaboration with colleagues and most importantly, the enhanced learning experience for our graduate students’ students.
Our department offers flexible master’s and doctoral degrees in several areas such as Adult, Community and Higher Education, Educational Administration and Leadership, Indigenous Peoples Education, and Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education.
Accreditation & Licensing Note:Â As in all careers with state-specific licensure requirements, prospective applicants should contact the education department in their state of residence and ensure the desired program qualifies a graduate for teacher licensure.
No courses (undergraduate or graduate level) will be considered for credit toward the graduate degree, with the exception of phonics and those courses completed previously as part of the Ohio University Reading Endorsement Program (EDTE 5200, 5220, 5230, and 5260 (completed prior to or during Spring 2019Â§); EDTE 5201, 5221, 5230, and 5261 (completed Summer 2019 or later)).
Most states and provinces require a master’s-level degree and the certificate that goes with that work to be hired for educational administration ( principal , assistant or vice-principal , dean, consultant, etc.) or for licensure as a Professional Counselor (i.e., caseworker, therapist, community counselor , rehabilitation counselor ). For licensure as a Professional Counselor, one needs a, in counseling and an approved internship in which half the time of the internship must be in direct service to the client.