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Professional Studies

The Masters of Education (M.Ed.) Degree in Professional Studies is a 30 credit hour graduate program designed to prepare you with the practical knowledge and intellectual capabilities to meet emerging needs of diverse professional work environments.

The online delivery format gives you the flexibility to earn an advanced degree while remaining at a distant location.

A Professional Studies degree provides you with the opportunity to design your personal path to learning. Our expert faculty advisors will help you build a curriculum based on your academic interests and career or professional goals. Customizing your learning across multiple disciplines will allow you to meet the demands of emerging fields and changing educational landscapes and industries.

When designing a learning pathway, you can choose online courses from the following areas of study:

  • Literacy (online)
  • Special Education (online)
  • Instructional Design and Technology (online)

Student who would like to take classes on campus or in a hybrid format (part online and part on-campus), can choose from the following areas:

  • Business Administration – Project Management
  • Business Administration – Human Resources Management
  • Fitness and Wellness
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The Mission of the Masters of Education (M.Ed.) in Professional Studies is to prepare students as reflective and responsive professionals who develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions critical to understanding and contributing to their respective individual concentration areas of study.

Curriculum Requirements

The Professional Studies curriculum is comprised of:  (a) 9-credit hours of core graduate courses; and, (b) a 21-credit hour professional plan of study based on your academic interests and professional goals.

Program Admission Requirements

  • Submit admissions application to the Office of Admissions, or apply online now!
  • Pay $50 application fee along with application
  • Submit official college transcripts to the Office of Admissions
  • Minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA

Printable application forms can be found at Graduate Studies Forms page.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: August 1st
  • Spring Deadline: January 1st
  • Summer Deadline: May 1st

Program Cost

View Online Graduate Tuition on the Tuition and Fees Chart

Additional Program Information

View more information on the Professional Studies Program Sheet

Program Coordinator

Dr. Courtney Miller

Assistant Professor of Education

 348 Education Building