All students who currently teach full-time in a K-6 setting are eligible for the Professional Development Scholarship which is a 30% reduction in tuition. The Master of Education program offers degree tracks in the following areas:
- Elementary Education
- Elementary Education Brookhaven Branch
- Educational Leadership Licensure
- Educational Leadership Non-Licensure
- Dyslexia Therapy
- Teaching Arts
- Biological Science
- Business Education
- Computer Science
- Social Sciences
This program is for teachers in the Brookhaven, MS area that are seeking a Master Degree in Elementary Education. All MC students who currently teach full-time in a K-6 setting are eligible for the Professional Development Scholarship which is a 30% reduction in tuition. Applicants may register online by clicking the link above.
Alternate Route Licensure
This program has been designed to enable candidates to seek Mississippi Alternate Route Licensure with either an Elementary (4-8) or Secondary (7-12/K-12) concentration. This program is available in both the traditional and online formats. Candidates for admission must have satisfactory scores on the PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II (Specialty Area Exam) Tests and a minimum of 2.75 GPA.
Following admission and successful completion of the pre-teaching required courses in EDU 6505 and 6554, candidates are eligible to apply for a Special Class A License (3-year nonrenewable) with the Mississippi Department of Education. After successful completion of the pre-teaching and internship requirements, EDU 6537 and 6538, (12 hours) students may apply for a Mississippi Standard A Alternate Route Educator License (5-year renewable).
The Education Specialist program offers degree tracks in Educational Leadership and Elementary Education.
The Doctor of Education program offers degree tracks in Educational Leadership and Curriculum and Instruction.