Track - M.Ed. in Professional Education: As an educator, you have professional goals. This track allows you to customize for
those professional goals while becoming an innovative educator. Students interested
in this option may have just completed teacher certification, are interested in the
Online Program Endorsement courses, or want the flexibility to take the courses to
Program Completion Requirements: Course completion (36 graduate credits) with minimum 3.0 QPA; Completed Plan of Study
filed with the Graduate Office; Pass Comprehensive Assessment Portfolio review; apply
for graduation and degree is conferred. See your adviser for clarification and updated
changes for program clarification.
Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Students become innovative educators in their field of interest by analyzing systems
and designing inventive educational environments to meet diverse needs. The meaningful
work develops an education master.
Students create robust strategic plans after analyzing learning, curriculum, data,
Students gain beginning educator leadership skills needed to supervise. With confidence,
the students build a digital portfolio to demonstrate the competencies of their learning.
ESU's faculty have a history of teaching and leading innovative education. They have
been key leaders in developing project-based schools, online education programs, and
instituted initiatives in their respective educational organizations.
Become a teacher implementing new pedagogies and gain career advancement in your district.
Become a virtual teacher after taking the online endorsement courses
Graduates of the M.Ed. Professional Education program have earned positions as:
Physical education teachers
Supervisors - PK-12
Research and Service Learning Opportunities
Students have the opportunity to research with professors on particular projects.
For example, a graduate student Erik Litsch worked with Dr. Holben to identify sources
in the literature that are relevant to preservice and inservice teacher knowledge
of school law concepts.
Learn more about the M.Ed. in Professional Education.
Professional Licensure Disclosures and Distance Learning State Authorization: Applicants
who are applying to programs that may lead to licensure in states other than Pennsylvania
must be aware of the various state professional licensure requirements. Please see
ESU's professional licensure disclosures, Evaluation of Conduct Record, and check licensure requirements by occupation and state at CareerOneStop.
For additional information regarding the programs offered in the Professional & Secondary
Education department, please contact the secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.