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4+1 Master of Education in Transformational Curriculum and Instruction

End of the junior year, all Florida Southern students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the MEd program.

This opportunity will allow candidates to begin coursework immediately and save significant investment and time earning this prestigious degree.

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Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Admission is contingent upon the GPA on June 1 of that year

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Florida Southern College is regionally accredited from SACS

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.

Top Reasons

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Expert Faculty

Every faculty member in the graduate program holds a doctorate degree and are recognized for their leadership, management and motivational abilities.

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Courses are 100% online and provide flexible and convenient scheduling that meets your needs through online and clinical learning.

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Prestigious Credentials

Our graduates enjoy a high job placement rate, and are impacting their classrooms, schools and communities on a daily basis.

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The curriculum provides both practical knowledge and professional networking opportunities through partnerships with practitioners who work in the schools every day.

Concentration Coursework

Throughout the Master of Education program, students may choose to extend their learning by enrolling in the Orton Gillingham Multisensory Reading Approach or STEM Concentrations courses. These courses will provide excellent professional development with strategies and techniques that will engage the students they teach and provide maximum opportunities for student growth and learning.

4+1 Master of Education in Transformational Curriculum and Instruction Delivery Options

Admitted undergraduate students will be allowed to complete a maximum of 8 credit hours of graduate work. These credits will count toward their undergraduate and MEd degree requirements.

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100% of the courses are offered online

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How to Apply

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application (Students are encouraged to apply for admission during their junior year)
  • GPA of 3.0+ overall (cumulative)
  • Current résumé
  • Personal statement of professional goals
  • Must have 93+ undergraduate credit hours completed at the start of the program.
  • MEd Director Approval

Additional International Requirements

  • Updated Bank Letter Verifying Funds of Sponsor*
  • Updated Sponsor's Guarantee Form
  • Valid Passport
  • * A bank letter is a written statement on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official.

Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

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. Any taken in a summer semester before receiving the undergraduate degree will be charged at the traditional undergraduate summer tuition rate. Graduate courses taken after the student receives their undergraduate degree will be billed at the current MEd per credit hour rate.

Base Required FeesCost
Tuition Per Credit Hour$430
Total Credit Hours30
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled$25 to $100

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

This program is 100% online incorporating engaged learning and transformational concepts for students from the convenience of a virtual classroom.

A student is considered full time when taking a minimum of 8 credit hours at the graduate level.

Most school districts offer supplemental pay upon completion of this degree. You are encouraged to contact your school district for more information regarding supplemental pay.

This degree will strengthen your skills as a classroom teacher as well as provide you with more options regarding your career path in other district level positions, higher level education teaching positions and the opportunity in a doctoral level degree program.

Most students complete the program in as few as three semesters following undergraduate graduation.