Gwynedd - Mercy University

School of Education

Master of Science in Education (no certification)

Address:

1325 Sumneytown Pike

Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437

United States

Phone:

877-531-7941

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Education (no certification)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Ready to make the change to a teaching career? Gwynedd Mercy University can help. Our online Master of Science in Education- PreK-4 Certification offers you both the training you need to help children grow and professional preparation for your Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate (PreK-4).

Students in our 36-credit MSED program engage with the latest education research, develop practical instruction skills, and gain hands-on experience in a practicum with a local school. Courses are taken online in seven-week blocks.

What You Can Learn

Courses for the MSED with PreK-4 Certification include:

  • The Learning and Teaching Process
  • Social and Political Foundations of Education
  • Standards Aligned System, Methods, Materials & Curriculum I
  • Standards Aligned System, Methods, Materials & Curriculum II
  • Methods and Theories for Teaching Mathematics
  • Methods for Teaching Reading and Assessment
  • Student Teaching
  • Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Education
  • Foundations of Special Education in a Inclusionary Setting
  • Research Skills for Reflective Practitioners
  • Action Research Seminar
  • Culminating Project

A practicum or student teaching experience in a local school completes the program.

Who Can Apply

Applicants to our MSEd program are generally professionals from another field making the switch to teaching. Requirements include:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 in your bachelor’s program.

Applicants who fall just below the minimum GPA requirement(2.7-2.9 GPA) may request a review of their application by the program director. However, acceptance of an application for review does not guarantee admission to the program.

Financial aid is available for this program.

Accreditation:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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