The Masters of Education (M.Ed.) in Professional Studies is a flexible advanced degree option designed for candidates who currently hold an undergraduate four year teaching or non-teaching degree and are seeking to earn a Masters. The M.Ed. concentration in Professional Studies is designed for:
- Professionals who are teaching in pre-school through post secondary settings for which there is no existing licensure e.g. Community and Technical Colleges, Correctional Institutions, Daycare Centers, etc.
- K-Adult practitioners who wish to advance through the existing state salary classification system but do not wish to specialize in an area such as Reading, Special Education, Counseling, etc.
- K-Adult practitioners who wish to design a program of study to meet their personal and/or professional needs and interests; for example, advanced content, reading or special education strategies, the integration of digital technologies, etc.
- Adults who wish to simply pursue selected coursework and/or a degree in professional education for their individual purposes, e.g. home schooling , private tutoring, etc.