This opportunity will allow candidates to begin coursework immediately and save significant investment and time earning this prestigious degree.
Admission is contingent upon the GPA on June 1 of that year
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.
Every faculty member in the graduate program holds a doctorate degree and are recognized for their leadership, management and motivational abilities.
Courses are 100% online and provide flexible and convenient scheduling that meets your needs through online and clinical learning.
Our graduates enjoy a high job placement rate, and are impacting their classrooms, schools and communities on a daily basis.
The curriculum provides both practical knowledge and professional networking opportunities through partnerships with practitioners who work in the schools every day.
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.
“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.”
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100% of the courses are offered online
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.
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.
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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.
Admission Counselor and Advisor
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