Individual master's programs are developed by the student in consultation with her or his advisor and a graduate committee. Areas of study depend on the research interests of individual faculty. Visit the Faculty Web Page for a list of faculty, areas of interest, and contact information.
The Specialist in Education degree with biology as the major teaching field for secondary and community college teachers is offered by the Department of Special Services and Leadership Studies (see program web site) in cooperation with the Biology Department.
Pittsburg State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60602-2504. In addition, Pittsburg State University holds accreditation for academic programs from the following:
* National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
* National Association of Schools of Music
* Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (for bachelor’s and master’s)
* Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
* The university is on the list of approved schools published by the American Chemical Society, The Architectural Woodwork Institute and The Foundry Education Foundation.