Master's Degree in Higher Education in Massachusetts in USA

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

A Master in Higher Education is ideal for students who are interested in following careers within the higher education industry, teaching them how to lead, develop policy, finance and budget programs, and work within a faculty environment.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

The commonwealth of Massachusetts is a state of the United States bordering Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire and Atlantic Ocean. There are more than 121 higher education institutions in the city which include the universities which are among top forty institutions of the universe. The city is also known for Appalachian trail, mid-state trail, bay circuit trail for the hiking. Sailing, fresh water and deep sea fishing and whale watching are some other recreational facilities in this state.

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Masters of Education

Anna Maria College
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 USA Worcester

One of the inaugural programs of concentration at Anna Maria College, founded in 1946, was the Education program. Anna Maria College has offered educator preparation programs approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) since 1982. These programs are in keeping with the College mission of fostering intellectual involvement, career preparation, social awareness, dedication to justice and peace, religious and moral sensitivity, and a lifestyle capable of sustaining these within balance. The education programs, are committed to nurturing the development of a sense of respect for oneself and for others, and a sense of responsibility to society and the world. [+]

Masters in Higher Education in Massachusetts in USA. One of the inaugural programs of concentration at Anna Maria College, founded in 1946, was the Education program. Anna Maria College has offered educator preparation programs approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) since 1982. These programs are in keeping with the College mission of fostering intellectual involvement, career preparation, social awareness, dedication to justice and peace, religious and moral sensitivity, and a lifestyle capable of sustaining these within balance. The education programs, are committed to nurturing the development of a sense of respect for oneself and for others, and a sense of responsibility to society and the world. Partners in Education Anna Maria College faculty and partner school faculty work in close collaboration. Our students benefit from the experience, expertise, and mentoring from exemplar supervising practitioners in both urban and suburban schools. For a listing of Partners in Education, please email cholmes@annamaria.edu Description The Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) programs are designed for individuals who want to expand their understanding of teaching and learning, to develop and enhance their teaching practice, and to prepare for further inquiry in education. The programs are designed to include a foundation of philosophical, psychological, social, and moral influences on schools; the examination of national and state curriculum standards; the application of innovative instructional practices; and the integration of reflection and inquiry into teaching practice. Master of Education Admission Requirements In addition to the general procedures for admission to the Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education, applicants for admission to Education programs must possess at least a bachelor degree in liberal arts or sciences from an accredited institution and provide evidence of the ability and preparation necessary for the satisfactory pursuit of graduate studies. This evidence consists primarily, but not exclusively, in the distribution of undergraduate courses and the grades received in them. A scholastic average of 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) for the total undergraduate program and a 3.0 average in the major field are required. Applicants whose undergraduate majors are other than liberal arts or sciences must show evidence of an interdisciplinary major. This is defined as a minimum of 12 courses (36 credits) in liberal arts or sciences, the majority of which are upper-level courses. Four of these courses must be in the same discipline; the remaining eight must be in a related area. Fulfillment of this prerequisite is determined from the undergraduate transcript by the Program Director Additional materials, certificates, licensure, Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure results, or proof of specific course work, as may be required. A written statement of the applicant’s goals explaining his or her interest in and motivation for teaching, including information about relevant professional experiences are also required for admissions. Two references and resume. Conditional Acceptance Applicants who did not graduate from their undergraduate institution with a grade point average of 2.7 or better (on a 4.0 scale) but have demonstrated the capability to undertake graduate-level course work may be conditionally accepted to Anna Maria College. Conditionally accepted applicants are admitted to Anna Maria College, but become matriculated only after successfully earning a grade of B or better in two graduate level courses (6 credits). The two courses may be specified based on transcript review and interview. Credit Load Policy For programs operating on the traditional semester schedule (15- week fall term, 15-week spring term, and two 6-week summer terms), the normal full-time course load is two courses each in the fall and spring terms, and one courses in each summer term. For programs operating on the accelerated schedule of six 8- week terms per year, the normal full-time course load is one course per term. Students who wish to register for more than the stated full-time load must receive prior approval from their Program Director. [-]