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2009-2011 Graduate Catalog 
    
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Workforce Education & Development M.S. or M.Ed.


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Program Descriptions M.S. & M.Ed.

Coordinator: Dr. Cecilia Maldonado-Daniels

 

The Workforce Education and Development program offers the following concentrations for the Master of Education and/or Master of Science degree:

Concentration I: Teaching & Leadership (M.S. or M.Ed.).

This concentration is designed to provide persons who have technical backgrounds the foundation for teaching in secondary and postsecondary environments and/or directing and developing programs. The program is geared toward those interested in teaching at public, for-profit, and community colleges and those who develop programs or manage agencies that focus on workforce development.

Concentration II: Workplace Learning & Performance (formally Training) (M.S. or M.Ed.)

This concentration is designed to provide persons with interest in training and related fields the foundation skills for roles specific to facilitating, designing and developing, and measuring and evaluating training environments. The program is geared toward persons interested in becoming training professionals, curriculum designers, program developers, and training generalists.

Concentration III: Graduate Licensure in Workforce Education (M.Ed.).

This concentration provides initial teacher licensure preparation for individuals who already possess an undergraduate degree in a workforce education subject area and wish to become a secondary teacher in Nevada.

Admission Requirements

Applicants for admission must provide the department with the following materials:

  1. A bachelors degree from an accredited college or university;
  2. A completed application and official copies of all college transcripts;
  3. Two letters of professional recommendation;
  4. Professional resume or vita;
  5. Verification of professional experience;
  6. Submission of an official copy of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller’s Analogy Test (MAT);
  7. A minimum GPA of 2.75 (4.0) for all undergraduate work or a 3.0 for the last two years of undergraduate work;
  8. Statement of interest;
  9. Writing sample;
  10. Indication of interest in a graduate assistantship when applicable.

In addition, applicants must provide the Graduate College with the following:

  1. Application forms, fees;
  2. Official transcripts of all college level work.

Degree Requirements


Program requirements for the M.Ed. degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 36 credit hours of study according to the respective curriculum options, with a minimum GPA of 3.00 for all combined graduate course work followed by successful completion of a written comprehensive examination or a professional paper/project.

The M.S. degree option requires a minimum of 39 credit hours of study according to the respective curriculum options with a minimum GPA of 3.00 for all combined graduate course work followed by successful completion and oral defense of a thesis.

NOTE: See faculty for specific concentration requirements. Specific information on the Department of Educational Leadership’s Workforce Education and Development Program, is available on the website

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