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2012–2013 Master of Education Degrees

M.Ed. in Educational Psychology
The M.Ed. in Educational Psychology provides a broad theoretical and practical background in the areas of education and psychology. It prepares students who are planning to pursue certification in school psychology after the master’s degree, those seeking to broaden their understanding of human development and learning, and those seeking to learn more about educational evaluation and research.
M.Ed. in Business Workforce Development
The M.Ed. in Business Workforce Development is offered by the Department of Technology Support and Training. This program includes a core curriculum plus one of three areas of specialization: Business, Computer, and Information Technology; Workforce Development; and Administrative.
M.Ed. in Education
The. M.Ed. in Education prepares educators to be research oriented and to be more effective and innovative in classrooms, in schools, and in communities.
M.Ed. in Education of Exceptional Persons
The M.Ed. program addresses the educational needs of four types of graduate students: Those who hold Pennsylvania Mentally and/or Physically Handicapped certification; those who hold another teaching certificate who wish to earn special education certification while working toward an M.Ed. degree in Education of Exceptional Persons; those who hold another teaching certificate who wish to earn special education certification without earning the M.Ed. degree; and those who do not want to qualify for a teaching certificate but who wish to work professionally with persons with disabilities. 
M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education
The M.Ed program preapres students to serve as resource teachers, mathematics teachers in departmentalized situations, coordinators, or in other leadership roles in an elementary or middle school mathematics program. The program meets credit requirements for Instructional Level II certification.
M.Ed. in Health and Physical Education
This program is designed for current health and physical educators who are certified teachers in Pennsylvania seeking to enhance their skills as educators, teachers who are certified in a different area and wish to add health and physical education to their certificate, or for those who currently have a nonteaching bachelor’s degree and wish to become certified health and physical educators.
M.Ed. in Literacy and or Reading Specialist Certification
This degree is offered to educators certified in teaching who are pursuing graduate studies in reading and literacy theories, research, and instructional practices.
M.Ed. in School Counseling
This program prepares students to become Pennsylvania-certified School Counselors.
Master of Education in Early Childhood Education
(currently not open to new applicants) This three year, part time program is specifically designed for practicing teachers who are seeking an advanced degree and specialized certificate in the teaching of young children (pre kindergarten through third grade). Students take
Master of Education in Elementary Education
(currently not open to new applicants) This program meets the needs of two groups of students with four year baccalaureate degrees 1) those new to the field of teaching seeking an Instructional I Certificate in Elementary Education and 2) experienced
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