Pittsburg State University

College of Education



1701 S. Broadway

Pittsburg, KS 66762

United States


1-620-235-4223 0



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Elementary; M.S.-Secondary; M.S.-English for Speakers of other Languages; M.A.-Secondary; M.A.-Special Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Teaching with emphasis in Secondary or Special Education is a program for individuals holding a BS or BA degree in a non-teaching content area and who are seeking licensure to teach in a 6-12 school setting. The purpose of the program is to train teachers for positions in high need content areas in both urban and rural schools. The Master of Science in Teaching degree with an emphasis in elementary, secondary, or ESOL. Students should study the current University Catalog concerning general requirements for the master's degree and specific requirements of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Students may choose from two different plans when pursuing their master's degree, Option I or Option III, both of which are described in the University Catalog. Option I requires a minimum of 30 credit hours plus thesis. Option III requires a minimum of 33 hours. Students with strong academic records who plan to do advanced work beyond the master's degree are encouraged to follow Option I which includes a thesis. Upon recommendation of the major advisor, the student may elect Option III. The Master of Science in Teaching with an ESOL emphasis can be completed online.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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