The Department of Secondary Education/ Foundations of Education offers one master of education degree track.
The Advanced Track in Educational Leadership: Single Area Supervisor program is a Master of Education degree for individuals who already possess teacher certification. Issuance of the Single Area Supervisory Certificate requires a minimum of five years of professional school experience in the area for which the certificate is sought. Subsequently, this program can lead to Pennsylvania's Single Area Supervisory Certificate for one of the following: supervisor of mathematics; supervisor of social studies; supervisor of science, or supervisor of communications.
For admission and course information, please open the FACT SHEET.
Master of Education in Educational Leadership Degree Requirements:
Program Requirements and Course Descriptions
To be considered for unconditional admission to the advanced track, all applicants must have a minimum of a bachelors degree with an undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) from an accredited institution of higher education and must submit a copy of their teaching certificate.
DEGREE COMPLETION PROCESS
There are five steps to completing a master's degree at Slippery Rock University. Students must:
1. obtain unconditional admission status,
2. be approved for degree candidacy (students must successfully complete between 6 and 12 credit hours in a declared program of study),
3. pass appropriate comprehensive examination,
4. complete research requirements,
5. complete requisite credit hours.
Note: All required sections of the Praxis II must be completed and passed prior to enrollment in Seminar and Supervised Student Teaching.
Upon completion of these five steps, the student will be required to apply for graduation before the end of the semester in which he or she wishes to graduate. See the Graduate Catalog for further information.
TUITION AND GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
Should you have any further questions regarding graduate-level English teaching certification, please contact the graduate coordinator, Dr. Jeffrey Lehman by calling (724) 738-2311. Application and procedural questions should be directed to the director of Graduate Admissions by phoning (724) 738-2051 or by writing:
Dr. Jeffrey Lehman
Slippery Rock University
006A McKay Education Building
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
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