Master of Education Program
Offered at the Eugene and Forest Grove campuses, the Master of Education Program is for candidates, typically licensed teachers, who desire to deepen their expertise. Candidates can specialize in one of the following: Reading Specialist, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Talented and Gifted, Technology, Cultural Competency, or Special Education. In addition, candidates can earn an Oregon Continuing Teaching License as part of the degree.
The Master of Education degree program consists of two core areas, the Foundation Core and the Specialization Core, and electives comprising a total of 30 semester credits. All candidates complete the courses in the Foundation Core.
The required courses for each of the Specialization Core areas are listed in the Endorsement and Certificate Program sections. In some cases, candidates have an opportunity to add some electives into their Specialization Core area.
|Section||The Foundation Core||Credit Hrs|
|EDUC-670||Introduction to Professional Inquiry||
|EDUC-671||The Scholarship of Teaching||
|EDUC-674||Planning the Inquiry Project||
|EDUC-675||Completing the Inquiry Project||
|One Technology Course: EDUC-682 Technology Enhanced Learning Environments (2cr) recommended. An alternative course will be accepted upon approval of the program advisor.||
|Note: Any candidate not adding an endorsement or authorization as part of a MEd program will need to take at least one class related to curriculum/curriculum development and one class dealing with differentiation as electives. Listed below are suggested courses:|
|EDUC-611||Meeting the Needs of All Learners||
|EDUC-616||School and Community Leadership||
|EDUC-660||Advanced Teaching and Learning||
|EDUC-625||Portfolio Development (for Continuing Teaching License only)||
|EDUC-686||Portfolio Presentation (for Continuing Teaching License only)||
Total credits required for MEd
Graduate Online Application
Program Handbook – information subject to change
Contact Person: Diana Watkins, Assistant Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
Contact Person: Krisha Hall, Admissions Counselor and Data Manager
Contact Person (Forest Grove): Annie Nelson, Advanced Programs Coordinator
Contact Person (Eugene): Shelley Smolnisky, Associate Dean, Eugene Campus