School administrators are vital to the success of our educational systems and the communities they serve. As the demand for qualified educational professionals continues to grow, job diversity within the field offers new opportunities for development. Many educators desire to become elementary, middle, and high school principals who are responsible for managing daily school activities, coordinate curricula, and oversee staff.
The program is designed to help students acquire a broad-based knowledge of psychology in its historical and cultural contexts, both as an empirical science of human behavior and as a foundation for a professional career in human services. The Master of Arts in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy includes a substantial experimental component in which the student works under supervision in an approved counseling site.
This program is designed for students seeking advancement opportunities in education or related fields and want to broaden their knowledge as scholar-practitioners. The Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction focuses on the development of innovative curricula while utilizing multiple methods of instruction to educate students of differing ages, backgrounds and ability levels. Graduates will be able to assess student learning and analyze contemporary trends in curriculum design.
This program is designed to help students develop the skills necessary to become a mentor, curriculum leader or college instructor in teacher preparation programs. The Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Teaching and Learning will provide students with a global perspective on the purposes of education and apply learning theories to educational settings and to curriculum design. Graduates will be able to effectively evaluate, use and generate research to move the field of education forward.