Master of Education

Offered at Pacific University's Eugene and Forest Grove campuses, the Master of Education program is for licensed teachers who want to deepen their expertise with a specialization. Candidates also can earn an Oregon Professional Teaching License as part of the degree. 

The program consists of two core areas: the Foundation Core and the Specialization Core, as well as electives comprising a total of 30 semester credits.

All candidates complete the courses in the Foundation Core.

Candidates choose to specialize in one of the following areas, taking courses listed in one of Pacific's endorsement or certificate programs:

In some cases, candidates have an opportunity to add some electives into their Specialization Core area.

Contact

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Diana Watkins | Associate Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions | Forest Grove
503-352-1435 | teach@pacificu.edu

Annette Willsey | Admissions Counselor | Eugene
541-485-6812 | teacheug@pacificu.edu

Associate Professor of Education
Assistant Professor; Special Education Program Coordinator (Forest Grove)
Associate Dean & Director, Eugene Campus
Associate Professor of Education
Section The Foundation Core Credit Hrs
EDUC-670 Introduction to Professional Inquiry 1
EDUC-671 The Scholarship of Teaching 1
EDUC-674 Planning the Inquiry Project 2
EDUC-675 Completing the Inquiry Project 2
  One Technology Course: EDUC-682 Technology Enhanced Learning Environments (2cr) recommended. An alternative course will be accepted upon approval of the program advisor. 1-2
Elective Courses
EDUC-611 Meeting the Needs of All Learners 3
EDUC-616 School and Community Leadership 2
EDUC-660 Advanced Teaching and Learning 2
EDUC-625 Portfolio Development (for Professional Teaching License only) 1
EDUC-686 Portfolio Presentation (for Professional Teaching License only) 1
Total credits required for MEd 30

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 above are suggested courses.