Master of Science in Education (MSED)

The Master of Science in Education (MSED) program is a hybrid program that allows P-12 teachers and educational professionals to advance in their careers. The MSED program is comprised of an Education Core of 16 graduate credits paired with graduate credits from the certificate described below:

Teacher Preparation Collaborative

The Teacher Preparation Collaborative program,  is a two-year program for individuals who hold a bachelor's degree to become middle school and high school teachers in one of the following licensure areas: Business, Chemistry, Communication Arts & Literature, Earth Science, Life Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Social Studies. View the program schedule (PDF) for course information.

Students selected to participate in the TPC program will complete teaching pedagogy coursework and a full-time teaching internship during the first year and additional coursework the second year.

Program Highlights

  • Earn your MS degree in 6-7 semesters (includes summer session).
  • Courses blend online and face-to-face learning to accommodate working professionals.
  • Online learning is synchronous (together, in real time) and asynchronous (time and place are irrelevant).
  • Face-to-face learning is offered weekends and daytime during the summer in Rochester at WSU-Rochester’s Broadway location.
  • Faculty members are accomplished professionals with experience in the field.

How to Apply

This program is not accepting new students at this time.

We've created detailed instructions that will walk you through the process and ensure your application is properly completed before you submit it.

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Admission Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree with a 2.75 GPA from an accredited institution.
  • Application form, two letters of reference, current resume, and a written personal statement.
  • The GRE is not required.