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Teacher Education & Leadership

Graduate Programs

Information about our Master of Education, Education Specialist, and Doctor of Education programs

Graduate Programs

The Department of Teacher Education and Leadership offers a variety of graduate degree programs designed to build on undergraduate backgrounds to assist students in acquiring knowledge, understanding, and skills that will enhance the students' effectiveness in their chosen professions.

The School of Education dates from the establishment of the Bachelor of Science in Education degree in 1950. That first degree was followed by the Master of Education in 1954, the Educational Specialist in 1974, and the Doctor of Education in 2008. Mississippi College's School of Education has been a member of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) since 1957 and was the second institution in the state to be accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Graduate degrees can be earned in the following areas:  Master of Education, Education Specialist, or Doctor of Education

To learn more about admissions requirements and the application procedure, visit Graduate Admissions.

Graduate Admissions Requirements

To apply for Graduate School, visit the online application page.

Online Application

See Graduate Catalog for complete information regarding university requirements and the Graduate Programs.

For more information contact:

Dr.Jennifer Stafford
Graduate Programs Coordinator, Department of Teacher Education and Leadership
Lowrey 306
Phone: 601-925-7389

Dr. Stephanie Henderson
Chair, Department of Teacher Education and Leadership
Lowrey 209
Phone: 601-925-3478