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Northwest Missouri State University


Master of Science in Education Teaching

Middle School

This program is particularly adapted to the needs of middle school teachers who embark upon a graduate program.  The program provides the opportunity for professional educational development, while concentrating on his/her area of specialization in a subject area.

Admission Requirements

  • Make application
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
  • Minimum combined score of 700 on the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE
  • Successful completion of writing assignment
  • Complete Approved Program Form with advisor

Patricia ThompsonDepartment Contact

Patricia Thompson 
Department of Professional Education
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001
Phone: 660.562.1775
Email: pthom@nwmissouri.edu

 

Core Requirements

61-649 Issues in Education OR
    61-695 Philosophy of Education 3
61-682 Improvement of Instruction through Action Research 2
61-683 Action Research Paper 1
Total 6
Subject Field Requirements
61-650 Improvement of Teaching 3
61-651 Seminar and Practicum in Teaching 3
Middle Level/Academic Area Requirements 14
Total 20
Unspecified Electives*
*Recommend 62-570 and 62-511 if not already completed
Total 6
Program Total 32

For current course offerings, times, and dates please refer to the below link. Be sure to select the correct term/trimester while searching. Type in the five digit course number without dashes into the "Course Number" square and click "Get Class Openings".

Course Offerings on CatPAWS


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To fulfill all requirements for class enrollment, please register at least 3 weeks in advance. Order your books early from the Bearcat Bookstore.