Master's Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Pennsylvania in USA

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Humanities and Social Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.

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.

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Master of Education in Gifted Education

Millersville University
Campus September 2017 USA Millersville

The Master of Education degree in gifted education is designed to provide the specialized knowledge needed by teachers and other educational personnel who work with gifted and able students [+]

Master of Education in Gifted Education

The Master of Education degree in gifted education is designed to provide the specialized knowledge needed by teachers and other educational personnel who work with gifted and able students (K-12). The curriculum is appropriate for teachers whether they provide instruction in special programs for the gifted or teach in inclusive settings. The M. Ed. Degree in gifted education does not confer teacher certification. The Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education is responsible for the gifted education program although the program itself is multi-disciplinary.

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Master of Education with Certification in School Counseling

Millersville University
Campus September 2017 USA Millersville

Counseling psychologists try to foster and to improve normal human functioning throughout individuals' lifespan by helping them solve problems, make decisions and cope with the stresses of everyday life. [+]

Master of Education with Certification in School Counseling

Counseling psychologists try to foster and to improve normal human functioning throughout individuals' lifespan by helping them solve problems, make decisions and cope with the stresses of everyday life. Using techniques such as observation, interviewing, administering interest inventories, or other tests, counseling psychologists aid people who are coping with difficulties in a particular aspect of their lives. Their clients are not usually mentally or emotionally ill, but they are often upset, anxious, or struggling with some conflict that may be within them or in their environment. Psychologists try to foster and to improve normal human functioning throughout individuals' lifespan by helping them solve problems, make decisions and cope with the stresses of everyday life. Using techniques such as observation, interviewing, administering interest inventories, or other tests, counseling psychologists aid people who are coping with difficulties in a particular aspect of their lives. Their clients are not usually mentally or emotionally ill, but they are often upset, anxious, or struggling with some conflict that may be within them or in their environment.... [-]


Master of Education in Sport Management

Millersville University
Online & Campus Combined September 2017 USA Millersville

The Millersville University M.Ed. in sport management is designed for students who wish to work in the exciting, global, and big business of sport management. The M.Ed. in sport management at Millersville prepares you for leadership in this dynamic profession. You earn [+]

Master of Education in Sport Management

Available either on-campus or as a mixed-format program, the Millersville University M.Ed. in sport management is designed for students who wish to work in the exciting, global, and big business of sport management. The M.Ed. in sport management at Millersville prepares you for leadership in this dynamic profession. You earn credentials to help realize your career goals. You learn from faculty dedicated to teaching excellence. You network with leaders in sport. And you will join fellow alumni working in professional, collegiate, scholastic, and recreational sport and fitness.

 

Helping you achieve your goals is what Millersville's graduate programs are all about. The M.Ed. in sport management is comprehensive and convenient, consisting of 12 courses/36 credits with a choice of two concentrations: athletic management and athletic coaching. An undergraduate degree in sport management is NOT required.... [-]


Master of Social Work

Millersville University
Campus September 2017 USA Millersville

Millersville and Shippensburg universities are jointly offering a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program. It is designed for students who want to either further their education in social work or join the social work profession. [+]

Master of Social Work

Millersville and Shippensburg universities are jointly offering a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program. It is designed for students who want to either further their education in social work or join the social work profession. The program was developed to support both the full-time student and the working professional. State-of-the-art technology permits students to acquire social work knowledge, skills, and values through multiple educational methods, including traditional campus classes, teleconferencing and web-based activities. Because this is a joint program, students benefit from the quality faculty and resources of both universities.

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Master of Education in Educational Leadership (M.Ed.)

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Online & Campus Combined Full time September 2017 USA Bloomsburg

provide vital knowledge and skills to develop competence in the multifaceted roles of advanced educational practices. The curricula is offered in a blended program format, with many courses offered online while others provide a collaborative face-to-face experience on the campus of Bloomsburg University. [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Pennsylvania in USA. The mission of Bloomsburg University’s College of Education is to prepare ethical educational professionals who are empowered to assess and facilitate the development of all learners to succeed and lead in our diverse and technologically complex world. We are proudly accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education! We provide a progressive, challenging curricula coupled with our distinguished experienced faculty who provide vital knowledge and skills to develop competence in the multifaceted roles of advanced educational practices. The curricula is offered in a blended program format, with many courses offered online while others provide a collaborative face-to-face experience on the campus of Bloomsburg University. Graduate students of the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership employ leadership behaviors as they engage in responsive, accountable, and autonomous practices designed to meet the needs of dynamic school environments while serving as a resource to their communities. Educational Leadership Programs Bloomsburg University offers four specialization tracks including: College Student Affairs PK-12 School Principal Certification PK-12 School Counseling Certification PK-12 Supervisory Certification in Curriculum and Instruction. All three certification tracks are either with or without the M. Ed. degree. Candidates acquiring a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership are required to complete 15 credits of core classes: 9 in leadership and 6 in research. Overall Programs range from 30-45 credits depending on the chosen specialization. The adjacent tabs to the right will provide you with more specific information based on your desired specialization. COURSES Candidates choosing to earn a Master's degree in Educational Leadership are required to complete 15 credits of core classes; 9 in leadership and 6 in research. The leadership core creates a foundation of educational leadership. The research core provides a solid foundation on educational research, where students will complete a review of literature and a faculty supervised action research project required for graduation. Students may still choose a thesis option. Students will select a specialty track, College Student Affairs, School Counselor, Principal, or Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction. Core Courses (9 credits) EDL.500 Introduction to Educational Leadership EDL.501 Organizational Behavior and Program Development EDL.503 School Law and Finance or EDL.524 Ethical, Legal & Leadership Issues in CSA Research Core (6 credits) EDL.502 Data, Driven Decisions or EDL.523 Assessment and the College Student Exp EDL.590 Educational Research and Writing SPECIALIZATION TRACKS College Student Affairs (30 credits)* COUNSEL.510 Group Counseling/Leadership Skills COUNSEL.525 Multicultural Counseling EDL.520 Professional Helping in CSA EDL.521 Student Development Theory EDL.522 Foundations and Functions of CSA EDL.599 Field Experience in CSA (Students complete this course twice.) Program Approved Elective (a relevant course 500 or above) Supervisory Certificate in Curriculum & Instruction (15 credits) EDL.504 Supervision of Curriculum and Instruction EDL.505 Curriculum Theory, Design, & Development EDL.506 Curriculum and Instruction Evaluation EDL.507 Home School Community Relations EDL.595 Supervisory Practicum NOTE: Those seeking just certification need to complete the track specific courses and EDL 500, 502, & 503. K-12 School Principal Certificate (18 credits) EDL.504 Supervision of Curriculum and Instruction EDL.507 Home School Community Relations EDL.508 Administrative Leadership in Education EDL.595 Principal Practicum/Internship SPECED.501 Special Education for Administrators NOTE: Those seeking just certification need to complete the track specific courses and EDL 500, 501, 502, & 503. PK-12 School Counseling Certificate (30 credits) COUNSEL.500 Introduction to the Helping Professions COUNSEL.502 Career and Academic Development COUNSEL.510 Group Counseling and Leadership COUNSEL.516 Pre-Practicum in School Counseling COUNSEL.517 Practicum in School Counseling COUNSEL.518 Advanced Practicum in School Counseling COUNSEL.520 Human Development COUNSEL.525 Multicultural Counseling COUNSEL.550 Introduction to School Counseling COUNSEL.555 Contemporary Issues in School Counseling NOTE: Those seeking just certification need to complete the track specific courses and EDL 501, 502, & 503. Course 507 is highly recommended for all students: content relates heavily to the work of a school counselor. [-]

M.A. in English, Professional & Technical Writing Track

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Youngstown

The PWE track of the English M.A. offers students the opportunity to learn the principles and practices—the techne—of writing for organizations, institutions, governments, and [+]

(Students may select the literature-based M.A. or the M.A. track in Professional Writing and Editing to complete their degree. On this page are the requirements for the PWE track M.A.) The PWE track of the English M.A. offers students the opportunity to learn the principles and practices—the techne—of writing for organizations, institutions, governments, and businesses. Students in the program take courses in document design, technical editing, publication management, and language studies. All of these courses draw on both traditional and modern theories of rhetoric, and all offer hands-on experience—using cutting-edge software tools—in the creation and crafting of professional documents. Students are encouraged to explore a variety of approaches to the study of professional writing and editing. For some, the degree will be useful in gaining employment upon graduation; the degree also will make excellent preparation for the increasing number of Ph.D. programs in professional and technical communication. Admission Requirements - Students must have an undergraduate English major or other preparation judged satisfactory by the Department and an unrecalculated grade point average in undergraduate study of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). - Applicants for the M.A. are required to submit a brief (750-1000 words) statement of purpose outlining their reasons for wishing to obtain the PWE track of the M.A. in English and how that degree fits into their professional goals. [-]

M.A. in English

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Youngstown

The Master of Arts program in English offers courses in literature research, history, and theory, genre and figure [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Pennsylvania in USA. (Students may select the literature-based M.A. or the M.A. track in Professional Writing and Editing to complete their degree. On this page are the requirements for the literature-based M.A.) The Master of Arts program in English offers courses in literature research, history, and theory, genre and figure studies, creative and professional writing, linguistics and composition theory, film, and the teaching of writing and literature. Faculty members strive to offer students an understanding of the traditions of literary study and familiarity with the latest multicultural and interdisciplinary approaches. The M.A. in English prepares graduates to pursue opportunities in teaching, professional writing, and further graduate study. Working closely with their advisors, students design individual programs to meet their interests and goals. Students are encouraged to explore a variety of approaches to the study of literature, language, and writing and to develop their abilities as readers, critics, writers, and teachers. The English M.A. program requires 30 semester hours of coursework in English, during which students complete and present a thesis, or a portfolio of their representative work, to a faculty review committee. Admission Requirements Students must have an undergraduate English major or other preparation judged satisfactory by the Department and an unrecalculated grade point average in undergraduate study of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants for the M.A. are required to submit a brief (750-1000 words) statement of purpose outlining their reasons for wishing to obtain the M.A. in English and how that degree fits into their professional goals. [-]

M.A. in American Studies

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Youngstown

The Master of Arts in American studies program is designed to provide students with training in the content, theory, and methods for studying the history and culture of the United States and is designed to provide both training and experience in developing and implementing [+]

The Master of Arts in American studies program is designed to provide students with training in the content, theory, and methods for studying the history and culture of the United States and is designed to provide both training and experience in developing and implementing public humanities and educational programs. Special emphasis is placed on the application of the humanities in community, museum, and school settings. The program offers a core of courses in American studies, art and literature, history, working-class studies, and public practice, along with opportunities to work in local museums, schools, community projects, and other public humanities programs. Courses for the program have been drawn from five different colleges, providing students the chance to gain a truly broad and diverse education while deepening their knowledge of American culture. The M.A. in American studies also offers a teaching track designed for secondary school teachers. [-]

M.A. in History with Certificate in Applied History

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Youngstown

The MA in History with Certificate in Applied History is designed both to give students a grounding in American history and historical research at the graduate level, and to [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Pennsylvania in USA. M.A. in History with Certificate in Applied History (see 'Option III' from link and use text only without heading from here) The MA in History with Certificate in Applied History is designed both to give students a grounding in American history and historical research at the graduate level, and to introduce them to ideas and techniques useful in applied history of the built environment. Students earning the Certificate may find work with state or local preservation groups, museums or government agencies course work has two components: 1 The History sequence begins with the study of historiography and strategies for historical research, and continues with three 6900 level history courses, at least two of which shall be in the American field, (for example: Colonial America, 19thcentury US, urban history, oral history, material culture). 2 The Historical Preservation sequence begins with American Architectural History and Introduction to Preservation and continues with specialized courses in research techniques and materials conservation, and concludes with a practicum class and an internship for “hands on” experience. History sequence: - Historiography - History 6902 (American) - Historical Research - Intro to History 6900 - Three 6900-level courses [-]

M.A. in History

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Youngstown

The Department of History offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Arts degree. Its curriculum combines American, European, and Transnational/Global areas. The program prepares students who [+]

The Department of History offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Arts degree. Its curriculum combines American, European, and Transnational/Global areas. The program prepares students who seek any of the following: doctoral study in history or related fields, advancement in secondary and elementary education with a concentration in history and the social sciences, certification in applied history, and/or additional graduate study in a variety of professional areas. The program also provides the knowledge base for those pursuing history as an avocation. The program concentrates on research and primary materials, written analysis of research results, study of important monographs in all fields of history, and training in a number of specialized fields, such as oral history and historic preservation. The department prides itself on its small classes and close personal attention to all of its master’s candidates. Degree Requirements The Department of History offers three options to candidates for a Master of Arts degree in history. Option I is designed primarily for students who wish to continue studies toward a doctorate. Option II is designed primarily to meet the needs and improve the effectiveness of secondary teachers. Option III, the certificate in applied history, is designed to prepare students for career opportunities in that field. Each candidate for the M.A. in history must pass a written and an oral examination in three fields of concentration. The examination will require factual and interpretative material, as well as bibliography and historiography. [-]

MSED in Instructional Technology

Duquesne University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2017 USA Pittsburgh + 1 more

The Instructional Technology Program resides in the Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education and includes a IT Specialist Certificate Program, a Masters of Science in Education and the Doctoral Program in Instructional Technology. Most of the courses are offered in an on-line format. [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Pennsylvania in USA. MSED in Instructional Technology The Instructional Technology Program resides in the Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education and includes a IT Specialist Certificate Program, a Masters of Science in Education and the Doctoral Program in Instructional Technology. Most of the courses are offered in an on-line format. The Masters of Science in Education in Instructional Technology provides participants with the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience to effectively integrate technology into their classroom and instruction. The Pennsylvania Instructional Technology Specialists Certification is awarded upon completion of the program. Instructional Technology prepares you to: Teach with technology in classrooms Teach online Support instructional technology as a technology coach Work with faculty in higher education to blend technology and teaching Teach in higher education after earning a doctoral degree Support faculty and administrators as a member of a center for technology services Become a corporate trainer [-]

MEd International Counseling

Lehigh Graduate School of Education (College of Education ONLINE)
Online Part time September 2017 USA Bethlehem

The Master's of Education in International Counseling at Lehigh University prepares students to function in professional roles that include three key target areas of the international setting: the school, the community, and the family. The specific goals of this program are to: [+]

We specialize in delivering online doctoral and master’s degrees in Education, as well as credit bearing Certificate programs. Degree and certificate programs require that enrolled online students attend 2 face-to- face summer institutes, where during each summer session they can earn up to 9 credits at our Bethlehem, Pennsylvania campus. All other program courses are delivered through an online internet platform during the fall and spring semesters allowing our students to stay in their home countries and study during those semesters. Students who are non-residents would have appropriate visa application documents sent to them for their summer study on our campus. The summer program consists of 3 nine day sessions during the months of June and July, students can complete a 3 credit course in each of the sessions. During this time they can take one, two or three courses. A typical academic year would be as follows: - Fall semester- online course taken at home in a student’s respective home country - Spring semester- online course taken at home in a student’s respective home country - Summer session- taking courses face-to-face on the Lehigh University campus, Bethlehem PA USA. ... [-]

MEd Globalization and Educational Change

Lehigh Graduate School of Education (College of Education ONLINE)
Online Part time September 2017 USA Bethlehem

The M.Ed. in Globalization and Educational Change is designed to prepare graduates to work in schools and with educational systems – both in the U.S. and internationally. [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Pennsylvania in USA. We specialize in delivering online doctoral and master’s degrees in Education, as well as credit bearing Certificate programs. Degree and certificate programs require that enrolled online students attend 2 face-to- face summer institutes, where during each summer session they can earn up to 9 credits at our Bethlehem, Pennsylvania campus. All other program courses are delivered through an online internet platform during the fall and spring semesters allowing our students to stay in their home countries and study during those semesters. Students who are non-residents would have appropriate visa application documents sent to them for their summer study on our campus. The summer program consists of 3 nine day sessions during the months of June and July, students can complete a 3 credit course in each of the sessions. During this time they can take one, two or three courses. A typical academic year would be as follows: - Fall semester- online course taken at home in a student’s respective home country - Spring semester- online course taken at home in a student’s respective home country - Summer session- taking courses face-to-face on the Lehigh University campus, Bethlehem PA USA. ... [-]

MEd Educational Leadership

Lehigh Graduate School of Education (College of Education ONLINE)
Online Part time September 2017 USA Bethlehem

The Educational M.Ed. degree serves as an entry into the broad study of how educational organizations function. While the primary focus of the program is on K-12 educational organizations [+]

We specialize in delivering online doctoral and master’s degrees in Education, as well as credit bearing Certificate programs. Degree and certificate programs require that enrolled online students attend 2 face-to- face summer institutes, where during each summer session they can earn up to 9 credits at our Bethlehem, Pennsylvania campus. All other program courses are delivered through an online internet platform during the fall and spring semesters allowing our students to stay in their home countries and study during those semesters. Students who are non-residents would have appropriate visa application documents sent to them for their summer study on our campus. The summer program consists of 3 nine day sessions during the months of June and July, students can complete a 3 credit course in each of the sessions. During this time they can take one, two or three courses. A typical academic year would be as follows: - Fall semester- online course taken at home in a student’s respective home country - Spring semester- online course taken at home in a student’s respective home country - Summer session- taking courses face-to-face on the Lehigh University campus, Bethlehem PA USA. ... [-]

Master of Education Licensure in Secondary School Counseling

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Kutztown

The Master of Education in Secondary School Counseling - Licensure Program is a comprehensive program designed to prepare students for a career as a Professional School Counselor in a private or public school setting for grades 7-12, and/or a career as a counselor in the social service field. [+]

Master of Education Licensure in Secondary School CounselingThe Master of Education in Secondary School Counseling - Licensure Program is a comprehensive program designed to prepare students for a career as a Professional School Counselor in a private or public school setting for grades 7-12, and/or a career as a counselor in the social service field.This program consists of 60 semester hours. Upon successful program completion and qualifying scores on the PRAXIS examination, specialist certification as a Secondary School Counselor is granted through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.Upon program completion, students will also have met the academic requirements of 60 credits for the Pennsylvania Licensed Professional Counselor Examination. This particular license is not mandatory for practice as a Professional School Counselor, but may be required in a clinic, agency, hospital, or other counseling setting.... [-]