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Department of Educational Foundations & Literacy

Lovinger Building Room 3155
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8641
Dr. Dawna Lisa (Buchanan) Butterfield, Chair

MSE K-12

Master of Science in Education (MSE) Degree, Curriculum & Instruction, with Three Focus Options: K-12 Education, Middle Level Education, and Secondary Education

NEW Online Option! For more information, please click here.

This MSE degree requires a minimum of 30 hours. To be accepted into a Master of Science in
Education degree program in the Department of Educational Foundations & Literacy, a student
must: (a) have a minimum undergraduate gradepoint average of 2.5; (b) submit proof of teacher
certification or professional endorsement from any of the 50 states or territories and have
graduated from an NCATE or regionally accredited university; and (c) submit a copy of his/her
last summative teaching evaluation (i.e., a PBTE or similar evaluation form), or a letter from a
school superintendent, principal or professor attesting to teaching ability and graduate school

A student may apply a maximum of six hours of graduate study in EDFL Special Projects courses (students
must consult and get approval from their graduate advisor for exceptions). A maximum of 12
graduate semester hours taken prior to the development of a program of study at Central and
approved by the student's graduate program advisor may be accepted on a program of study.
EDFL 5900 or an advisor-approved alternative research course must be taken within the first
12 hours of a program.

For more information on the MSE Curriculum & Instruction Program, please see our brochure and/or contact:

Dr. Terrell Brown
Assistant Professor and
EdFL Graduate Program Coordinator
Lovinger Building, Room 2206
Phone 660-543-8678


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