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Teacher Education, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, OH,
The belief that all children can learn, regardless of their differences, is essential to the development of committed practitioners. In the Teacher Education MSEd program, you'll focus on developing professionally as committed practitioner so you can one day apply the current state of knowledge, skills, and competencies as a teacher, administrator or school guidance counselor.


In this program, you'll complete a common core of courses, common core option courses, and specialty program area requirements. All students in the Teacher Education MSEd programs are required to pass a comprehensive examination.

Our Department of Teacher Education’s mission is to empower teachers for professional practice. Our faculty members are committed to educate students in values and ideas that motivate educators for the transformation of students and educational institutions.


Youngstown State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Psychology of Learning and Education
  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Philosophical Analysis of Education
  • Sociological Bases of Education
  • Technology in Instructional Settings
  • Interpersonal Communications for Educators

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Full-time
            • Full-time duration 24 months
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:


            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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            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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            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: 2.7

          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 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).

          General Requirements

          • an undergraduate degree in art education and teacher certificate or professional teaching license;
          • a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale;
          • a minimum of two years of teaching experience preferred;
          • three original letters of recommendation;
          • 10-12 color images of personal artwork ;
          • a statement of purpose of approximately 250 words indicating intent and proposed area of specialization within art studio and capstone project (studio project track or graduate thesis track);
          • a personal interview with the Program Director and the Graduate Program Committee in the Department of Art may be required.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            12114 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 6057 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
          • National

            12114 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 6057 USD per semester and a duration of 24 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 Youngstown

          • 787 - 1300 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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