The Master of Education - Special Emphasis of University of La Verne is specifically designed to meet the needs of California’s diverse student body, emphasizing language development, cultural diversity, and humanistic approaches to the learning process. Integrated throughout the programs are methodologies to deliver comprehensive instruction to English learners and to work with special populations in the general education classroom.
With the MEd in Special Emphasis, students are able to map their own curriculum–choosing courses in graduate programs from across the university–to dig deeper into the subjects they are passionate about. The program culminates in a project or paper structured to help students improve their instructional and leadership abilities.
La Verne strives to provide the utmost flexibility for working educators pursuing their MEd in Special Emphasis. To accomplish this, MEd classes are scheduled in late afternoons, evenings, or weekends. The program is 33 units, and students may complete the degree in as few as two or as many as five academic years.
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- Educational Assessment
- Methods of Research
- Issues in Teaching
- 24 months
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Recommended: application to be submitted at least one month prior to the semester/term you wish to begin (international students: at least two months)
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- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. (Doctoral programs may also require a master’s degree.) Students whose degrees were completed at foreign universities must submit notarized translations into English where appropriate. Such students may be required to have their degrees evaluated by a La Verne-approved evaluation service to determine equivalency to a bachelor’s degree from the United States. There is a fee for this service.
- A preferred GPA of 2.5 or above for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study, and a GPA of 3.0 for any graduate work.
- Letters of recommendation attesting to academic/professional competency.
- Demonstrated ability to write at an acceptable level for graduate study.
International775 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.
National775 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.
$775 — La Verne campus$700 — Regional campuses
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