University of Wisconsin - Stout

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (School of Education)

Education

Address:

Menomonie, WI 54751

United States

Phone:

1-715-232-2253

Fax:

1-715-232-1244

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Education, E-learning and On-line Teaching Certificate; Instructional Design Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

UW-Stout's MS in Education program is designed for teachers interested in pursuing professional development goals, as well as individuals whose career goals including teaching and training at the adult level. The program is designed for adults unable to attend on campus instruction during a typical teaching day. Core program objectives: Explore influences on educational practice from an organizational and personal perspective. Analyze current issues and trends in education. Plan, evaluate and revise curriculum. Analyze, evaluate, and revise one's teaching. Use and evaluate educational technologies appropriate to one's practice. Analyze the philosophy and principles underlying the organization and operation of schools. Interpret educational research and conduct applied research to improve teaching and learning. Interest Areas Reading/Literacy E-learning and Online Teaching Certificate Instructional Design Certificate Special Needs Elementary Instructional Strategies Middle School Instructional Strategies Educational Leadership Technology and Learning Differentiation and Teaching English Language Learners Assessment Mathematics Early Childhood/Middle Childhood

Accreditation:

The Graduate School at UW-Stout is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (NCA) to offer programs at the master's and education specialist levels. WDPI (Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction)

International Student Requirements:

Minimum acceptable TOEFL iBT = 70. Applicants with TOEFL scores from 70 to 78 [iBT (composite)], 550 (paper-based) will be required to take at least one advanced level language course through UW-Stout's ESL program. Test scores should be sent directly to UW-Stout (school code #1740). Official copies of all post-secondary transcripts (translated into English), including proof of baccalaureate and/or highest earned degree. An undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale and specific program requirements (contact program directors for information). Lastly, documented evidence of sufficient financial resources and assurance that the additional funds necessary to meet all expenses for the time it takes to complete a degree program will also be available.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 430.00 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 12900 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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