Master of Science in Education
Admission Requirements for both
GPA of at least 3.0; teaching certificate in early childhood, elementary, secondary, or special education; 3 hours of children’s literature at the undergraduate or graduate level.; a minimum of two years of full time contract teaching; two letters of recommendation; passing score on literacy disposition paper, and an interview.
Additional Application from Department or School? yes
Spring 2012 – 12/9/11
Summer 2012 – 4/20/12
Fall 2012 – 7/20/11
Spring 2013 – 12/7/12
Summer 2013 – 4/19/13
Fall 2013 – 7/19/13
Pass the Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT 104) one semester prior to program completion; Earn an A or a B in all program courses; present and pass the final Literacy Program Notebooks and final disposition paper demonstrating proficiency in all the standards and have resources for each of the literacy areas; provide evidence of membership in a professional organization (ie. IRC, IRA, NRC, or NCTE).
In addition, candidates for the MSEd must pass the literacy action research project.
Graduate Program Director
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville IL 62026-1122