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Interdisciplinary, M.Ed.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Frostburg State University’s Master of Education -Interdisciplinary concentration is designed for students who have specific career goals in mind that are not met by FSU’s other M.Ed. concentrations. 

About

Students interested in switching career fields, working for community education and/or outreach organizations, teaching in a community college; or developing educational materials and training for a business or other organization may find the interdisciplinary degree best meets their individual educational needs.  As a student in this program, you will pursue two different content areas. Working with your advisor, you will design a personal study plan to meet your career goals. The Master of Education Interdisciplinary concentration is not intended to lead to initial or specialized advanced certification for teaching in the public schools.

Accreditation

Accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education – NCATE.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Principles and Practices of Research
  • Developmental Theory and Experiential Growth
  • Cultural and Technological Awareness in the Context of Global Education
  • Research Paper 
  • Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: There are no deadlines for application; however, incomplete applications may result in a delay in your start date.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

    Successful applicants must hold a bachelor degree from a recognized accredited institution and have earned a GPA of 3.0 or above. Provisional admission can be considered if the student’s GPA is 2.75.  Students with GPA’s under 2.75 can also be admitted with special consideration of the College of Education Unit Monitoring Committee. Students with GPA less than 2.75 will be provided the information to pursue Unit Monitoring approval after filing an online application.

      Tuition Fee

      • International Applies to you

        557 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 557 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
      • National Applies to you

        557 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 557 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
      • In-State Applies to you

        433 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 433 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      Living costs for Frostburg

      • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
        Living Costs

      The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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