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Master of Science in Education
Area of Emphases

Elementary Education

All individually designed programs are flexible programs which allow potential candidates to transfer up to 9 credits previously completed from another institution to satisfy the 30 credit graduate program requirement. The credits can include courses from Educational Leadership, Educational Foundations, Special Education, and/or Literary and Language departments.

Additional information or academic advising, please contact the Teaching and Learning Department to schedule an appointment with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Emphasis

Designed for licensed PK-12 teachers, the Master of Science in Education (MSE) in Teaching and Learning offers the opportunity for teachers to further develop their teaching expertise. In this master’s degree program students gain broad knowledge and insight into curriculum development and methods to enhance student learning. Special emphasis is placed on assessment and current educational issues that will strengthen instruction and reduce achievement gaps.

Additional information or academic advising, please contact the Teaching and Learning Department to schedule an appointment with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

ESL/Bilingual Education Emphasis

Spanish/English or Hmong/English

Designed for licensed PK-12 teachers, the Master of Science in Education (MSE) in Teaching and Learning offers the opportunity for teachers to further develop their teaching expertise. In this master’s degree program students gain broad knowledge and insight into curriculum development and methods to enhance student learning. Special emphasis is placed on assessment and current educational issues that will strengthen instruction and reduce achievement gaps.

Additional information or academic advising, please contact the Teaching and Learning Department to schedule an appointment with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Math Intervention

The Math Intervention professional development certificate program, in compliance with RtI, will prepare K-8 teachers to identify students who need assistance in mathematics and to address the needs of these students through assessment-informed and focused interventions. Seminars taught collaboratively by mathematics education and special education instructors.

CCM Standards-based seminars and reflection sessions (108 face-to-face hours) prepare teachers to:

  • identify students’ conceptual understanding and areas needing further development using quantifiable and research-based assessments;
  • prepare assessment-based and focused interventions;
  • employ research-based teaching methods;
  • use manipulatives and models to maximize student learning; and
  • practice continual progress monitoring and recording of student learning.

Additional information or academic advising, please contact Stephanie Bernander or the Teaching and Learning Department to schedule an appointment with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

 

Watch for Upcoming Cohort Information (starting Summer 2020):
  • Fox Valley M.I. Cohort
  • Metro Milwaukee M.I. Cohort

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Existing Cohorts:

Secondary Education Emphasis

All individually designed programs are flexible programs which allow potential candidates to transfer up to 9 credits previously completed from another institution to satisfy the 30 credit graduate program requirement. The credits can include courses from Educational Leadership, Educational Foundations, Special Education, and/or Literary and Language departments.

Additional information or academic advising, please contact the Teaching and Learning Department to schedule an appointment with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

MSE Teaching & Learning - HLC Accreditation Pathway (Non-Cohort)

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is providing an opportunity for teachers in Wisconsin to take content courses leading to HLC accreditation for dual enrollment courses. In addition, participating teachers can earn an MSE Teaching and Learning from UW Oshkosh. Courses will be offered in a combination of fully online and hybrid formats.

The MSE Teaching and Learning is a 30 credit graduate program including 12 credits of core courses and 18 credits completed in a specific content area. Courses will be offered during summer, fall and spring terms over the next three years. Teachers are not required to complete the graduate degree if they only need credits for HLC accreditation.

Additional information or academic advising, please contact the Teaching and Learning Department to schedule an appointment with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Click here for HLC Accreditation Pathway course registration and MSE application information.

UWO / CESA 3 Cohort - HLC Accreditation Pathway

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and CESA 3 have partnered to provide an opportunity for teachers in Southwest Wisconsin to take content courses leading to HLC accreditation for dual enrollment courses. In addition, participating teachers can earn an MSE Teaching and Learning from UW Oshkosh. Courses will be offered in a combination of fully online and hybrid formats. All face-to-face sessions will be held at the CESA 3 offices.

The MSE Teaching and Learning is a 30 credit graduate program including 12 credits of core courses and 18 credits completed in a specific content area. Courses will be offered during summer, fall and spring terms over the next three years. Teachers are not required to complete the graduate degree if they only need credits for HLC accreditation.

Additional information or academic advising, please contact the Teaching and Learning Department to schedule an appointment with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

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Click here for HLC Accreditation Pathway course registration and MSE application information.

UPDATE | Master's Level Students

 Program changes that impact the MSE in Teaching and learning core course offerings are being discussed. Instead of offering “one size fits all” courses, topic-specific and certificate-based programs are being explored.