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The graduate program for the Master of Education, Secondary Education- Academic Discipline Option is designed to provide eighteen (18) hours of secondary content specialization to meet the demand for highly qualified teachers for secondary public schools and to provide content area graduate level courses for specialization for those who desire to teach at the junior college level. Special attention is given to the development of the student as a consumer of research along with an emphasis on specific content area of knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
*Click HERE to complete the Specialization Approval Form. (pdf)
The graduate program option for the school counselor is designed for the graduate student specializing in counseling at the elementary or secondary level and leads to the Master of Education Degree. Special attention is given to the development of the student as a consumer of research along with a major emphasis on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are necessary to become a school counselor.
NOTICE: For information on obtaining LPC, contact and work closely with your advisor.
Advisor: Dr. Usha Fountain
Location: 211 E Education Building
The graduate program option for the special education teacher is designed for the graduate student specializing in teaching students with mild/moderate disabilities in PreK-12th grade. This option leads to a Master of Education Degree. Special attention is given to the development, learning assessment, and collaboration in working with students with mild/moderated disabilities.
Advisor: Ms. Jennifer Sparlin
Location: 215 F Education Building
Library Media - 0900 (Available Online)
The Masters of Library Media is designed for graduate students planning to become a School Library Media Specialist in grades PK-12 in public or private educational settings. The intent of the program is to prepare competent, certified School Library Media Specialists in accordance with the state and national professional standards and guidelines. All areas of school librarianship, including technology, are emphasized. Special attention is given to the development of the student as a consumer of research along with a major emphasis on the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are necessary to become a School Library Media Specialist.
Advisor: Dr. Shelli Sharber
Location: 204 C Education Building
Educational Leadership – 0980 (Available Online)
The graduate program option for Educational Leadership is designed for the graduate student specializing in administration for grades K-12. Special attention is given to the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to become an effective school principal. In order to complete this option, a student must hold and maintain a valid teaching certificate and must have completed two (2) years of successful public school teaching.
Advisor: Dr. Gerald Mihelic, Jr.
Location: 215 H Education Building
Instructional Design & Technology - 1040 (Available Online)
The Master of Education in Instructional Design & Technology is intended for the individual who desires to develop advanced knowledge and skills in the integration of technology to effectively support teaching and learning. This program offers a specific emphasis on designing, implementing, and evaluating 21st Century digital learning environments.
Advisor: Dr. Mark Jones
Location: 215 B Education Building
Sports Administration - 1050 (Available Online)
The Master of Education in Sports Administration specialization is designed to prepare the professional educator for positions as Head Coach, Athletic Director, or other administrative positions responsible for directing athletic programs. The program is based on specialized courses in athletic administration.
A-K Advisor: Dr. Jason Prather
Location: 111 Kinesiology Building
L-Z Advisor: Dr. Nicolas Stowers
Location: 118 Kinesiology Building
This degree focuses on the applied knowledge needed in the development and use of educational and testing skills for student assessment. The curriculum in designed to address the educational and psychological concerns associated with educational assessment of students with routine and special needs in the classroom.
Advisor: Dr. Catherine Roring
Location: 211 D Education Building
Note: Pursuant to HB 2747 of 2010 amending HB 2915 of the 2002 Oklahoma Legislative Sessions, amending 70 O.S. 2001, Section 6-122.3, East Central University affirms it has an Alternative Placement Certification candidate support program and is committed to implement to the program in support of an Alternative Certification candidate approved by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE).
Financial Aid Regulations for Graduate Students
Students, please be advised that the courses you choose to enroll in MUST be a required course or an elective course in your degree program. Financial Aid regulations dictate that any graduate student who is seeking financial aid must be enrolled in AT LEAST five (5) credit hours during the fall, spring, or summer semester and the courses MUST be in the degree program.
*Certificate Programs do not qualify for financial aid.