At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern Education students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the MEd program.
This program is designed for individuals interested in earning a curriculum and instruction degree that advances classroom teaching skills through research-based strategies and techniques. This degree is focused on transformational teaching methods including active, student-centered, collaborative, experiential, and problem-based learning.
Admitted undergraduate students will be allowed to complete a maximum of 6 credit hours of graduate work. These credits will count toward their undergraduate and MEd degree requirements.
Admission is contingent upon the GPA on June 1 of that year
This opportunity will allow candidates to begin coursework during their last semester as an undergraduate and save time earning this prestigious degree.
Teachers earning a master’s degree in education from a regionally accredited institution may be eligible for additional annual compensation. Florida Southern encourages interested applicants to work with their local school districts to determine eligibility and the level of pay increase.
Study current pedagogical approaches to bring to the classroom and to build connections with students and have a positive impact on P-12 student learning.
Become a teacher leader by modeling the current best practices of teaching in your classroom and collaborate with colleagues to influence a positive impact on school-wide student learning.
Courses are 100% online and provide flexible and convenient scheduling that meets your needs through online and clinical learning.
At Florida Southern College, you can earn a highly regarded MED degree at one of the top graduate teaching programs in the U.S. — at an affordable cost.
On average, a master's degree earns teachers an additional $2,760 in their first year of teaching compared to a bachelor's degree. This salary advantage expands to an average of $7,358 per year by the time a teacher reaches the maximum point of the pay scale.
Candidates in this course engage in the development of advanced instructional strategies to create transformational learning environments for teaching all students including those with limited English proficiency.
I love being able to continue my education at Florida Southern College with the most incredible faculty members. It is so easy to communicate with them and I know they are always there to support me. I have already become a more reflective and effective educator because of this program. I look forward to seeing how my teaching practices improve over the course of this degree.
I selected this program because I completed my undergrad at Florida Southern. I knew, first hand, how phenomenal the Education program is and wanted to continue with it during my graduate studies. Additionally, the course content appealed to me because of its relevance in today’s classrooms and fresh perspective on teaching.
The School of Education at FSC is so welcoming and supportive for all students. I knew I wanted to stay at FSC and earn a master’s degree. Enrolling in the 4+1 degree program allows me to continue the momentum of furthering my education after earning my bachelor’s degree in elementary education.
School districts recognize the time and effort teachers spend in graduate school, and want these individuals to stay in the district to help direct future growth of a school. Master’s degree holders are the best chance schools have to enact positive curriculum-wide changes and improve student outcomes. As an added benefit of earning a master’s degree, you gain a bigger voice in the national conversation on education. As educators further develop their understanding of teaching techniques, classroom management strategies, and professional resources, they become more valuable members of the educational community.
The Master of Education in Transformational Curriculum and Instruction at Florida Southern College provides a flexible online schedule that allows educational professionals to earn their graduate degrees while maintaining a work-life balance. The research-based instructional practices embedded throughout the program allow educators to create a dynamic environment conducive to promoting a positive impact on P-12 student learners.
100% of the courses are offered online
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Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.
All students will begin the program in the Foundation Courses, which ensure a strong foundation in education, before entering advanced MEd-level classes.
Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.
Admitted undergraduate education majors will be allowed to complete a maximum of six credit hours of graduate work. These credits will count toward their MEd degree requirements. Any MEd courses attempted in the fall or spring semesters before receiving the undergraduate degree will be charged at the traditional undergraduate full-time tuition rate. Graduate courses taken after the student receives their undergraduate degree will be billed at the current MEd per credit hour rate.
$250 Non-Refundable Enrollment Deposit (Upon acceptance and applied toward your first semester tuition balance)
*Tuition will be billed prior to the beginning of each semester based on credit hours. Tuition must be paid by the first day of class.
An easy transition into the Master of Education in Transformational Curriculum and Instruction degree program.
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