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Master of Education and Science Degrees

Announcement!!

The Faculty and Administration of the School of Education, Health Professions and Human Development, in response to the challenging year that we have all had, are waiving the GRE requirement for Graduate admissions for the year (Summer, Fall and Spring 2021-22). We recognize that people may still have difficulty finding the resources and locations to take the GRE and wanted to respond to these challenges.

When advancing your career in instruction, as a leader in education or preparing for a career in professional counseling in a variety of educational and community settings; our Master of Education and Science (M.Ed. & M.S.) degrees are designed to meet your needs.

$500 New Student Scholarship Opportunity

We are happy to offer this opportunity for consideration for a one-semester $500.00 scholarship for new graduate students.

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Degrees You Can Earn -

Administration and Supervision (Superintendent): M.Ed. in Administration & Supervision with an Emphasis on the Superintendency. Influencing the culture of an entire district. Leading the way to a better tomorrow for your community. Also offering partner district FAST TRACK cohorts.

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Administration and Supervision (Principalship): M.Ed. in Administration & Supervision with an Emphasis on the Principalship. Influencing the culture of an entire school. Touching the lives of hundreds to thousands of learners. Also offering partner district FAST TRACK cohorts.

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Adult and Higher Education - Adult Education: Do you want to work with adult learners outside of a college setting? Look at the Adult Education track of the M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education. Graduates are working in religious education, corporate training, healthcare, and other settings.

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Adult and Higher Education - Discipline track: Choose the Discipline track of the M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education if you want to teach college subjects like criminal justice, history, English, or management. Earn 18 graduate-level credits in your discipline and learn to teach students effectively.

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Adult and Higher Education - Higher Education: Get ready for a career in student affairs or academic advising with the Higher Education track of the M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education. You’ll learn about student development and develop skills relevant to higher education administration.

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Gives students the knowledge base and experience in the field of clinical mental health counseling. This knowledge base and experience encompasses the necessary counseling skills to work in the community agency, clinical mental health settings and in a variety of other mental health settings such as agencies, private practice, hospitals, VA centers, and integrated health centers.

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Curriculum & Instruction, Early Childhood: Early childhood education teachers help children from infancy to grade school learn and grow and prepare them for the next stages in their education.

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Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Technology: This online program provides the theory and applications instruction to teach you how to integrate current technology with the curricula of contemporary classrooms.

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Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Education (EC–8): Degree plans in this concentration include courses covering a wide range of topics in early school education. The flexibility and selection within the elementary education concentration enhances your ability to teach in self-contained classrooms.

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Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Education (EC–8) with Teacher Certification: Degree plans in this concentration include courses covering a wide range of topics in early school education and also includes coursework to earn teacher certification. The flexibility and selection within the elementary education concentration enhances your ability to teach in self-contained classrooms. 

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Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Mathematics Education: You can focus your degree on effective teaching methods for mathematics in early childhood through grade six or in grades four to eight. The program includes the classes required to prepare you for achieving the Master Math Teacher Certification.

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Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Science Education: The science concentration allows you to develop effective teaching methods for science in early childhood through grade six or in grades four to eight.

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Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Science and Math:

This Science/Math concentration is ideal for those teachers focusing on STEM content at the elementary level. 

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Curriculum & Instruction, English as a Second Language/Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: Open doors of opportunity by teaching English to speakers of other languages with a M.Ed. with an ESL/TESOL concentration.

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Curriculum & Instruction, English as a Second Language/Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with Teacher Certification: Degree plans in this concentration include courses covering a wide range of topics in early school education and also includes coursework to earn teacher certification. The flexibility and selection within the elementary education concentration enhances your ability to teach in self-contained classrooms.

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Curriculum & Instruction, Literacy Studies: This online program teaches effective methods of evaluating literacy development to improve literacy and reading outcomes in learners. The program offers two master’s degrees: the MEd in curriculum and instruction, reading specialist, and the MEd in curriculum and instruction, literacy studies. The Reading Specialist Certification is also offered.

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Curriculum & Instruction, Higher Education & Secondary Education: Those interested in teaching higher and secondary education will focus on increasing their competence in teaching at the secondary level, gaining accreditation for teaching dual-credit courses in high school programs, and earning credentials for teaching at the community college level.

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Curriculum & Instruction, Higher Education & Secondary Education with Teacher Certification:Those interested in teaching higher and secondary education will focus on increasing their competence in teaching at the secondary level, gaining accreditation for teaching dual-credit courses in high school programs, and earning credentials for teaching at the community college level. This degree also includes courses to earn Texas teacher certification.

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Educational Technology, General: This track offers you a solid foundation in the educational technology field, with classes such as digital learning environments, social networks and media-infused learning, and multimedia design. You will also do an internship in the integration of curriculum and technology in education.

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Educational Technology, Business Track: The business track equips you with knowledge you need to apply educational technology theories and practices to industry settings. You’ll take classes such as business and society and management and information systems, and will do an internship in the integration of curriculum and technology in education.

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Educational Technology, Adult & Higher Education Track: This track prepares you to take on educational leadership positions in higher education settings, with classes such as program planning and development, educational leadership in organizations, and adult learners. You will also do an internship in the integration of curriculum and technology in education.

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Professional School Counseling: Designed to provide knowledge and skills for school counselor certification and provide a program of courses that satisfies requirements for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) license.

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Special Education: Interested in working with people with disabilities? Earn your Master’s Degree in Special Education completely online at UHV. Prepare to engage in activities related to informal assessment, behavior assessment/intervention, diagnostic teaching and program planning.

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Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) - Online: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a growing field. Learn foundational concepts and techniques of ABA with our BACB© approved course sequence.

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Special Education - Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) - Online: Pursue a career working with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Learn about educational, social and communication needs of people with ASD.

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Special Education - Educational Diagnostician: Offering a concentration for the Educational Diagnostician Certification for General and Special educators seeking certification to specialize in assessment and development of educational programming for students with disabilities.

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Sport Management: M.S. in Sport Management. The graduate program in sport management prepares students for careers in the sport industry. Students will explore theories and principles of management as it applies to sport programs and facilities.

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Students are required to take comprehensive exams the semester before they intend to graduate or the semester they intend to graduate. Students may have to make arrangements to come to a testing site in Victoria or Katy to complete this requirement (depending on degree).

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