The General Education Program is for individuals who have current teacher certification and desire to pursue advanced study in education. Students can take courses related to an additional endorsement or a certificate of advanced study interest. The program is also designed for individuals who do not have current teacher certification but who wish to explore advanced studies in education for professional purposes.

Program Requirements

General Education Core

  • GED 500 Educational Research
  • GED 501 Contemporary Issues in Education
  • GED 505 Educational Psychology

Law Course

  • GED 502 Law and the Education of Children or
  • GSP 508 Special Education Law

Curriculum Course

  • GED 503 Curriculum Development
  • GSE 503 Secondary Curriculum Development
  • GSP 505 Instruction and Curriculum in SPED


  • Any Graduate Education or Graduate Psychology electives chosen with academic adviser approval