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Master of Science, Education Degree Program

Applications are accepted anytime. Admittance is considered for the next semester (Fall or Spring). 

Bemidji State University's Department of Professional Education offers a 35-credit Master of Science, Education (M.S. Education) research degree for practicing Pre-K through post-secondary teachers and for others interested in education. The M.S. Education degree core courses are designed to meet six program standards adapted from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).

Consult the BSU Graduate Catalog for additional program and course information.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Porter E. Coggins
Coordinator of Graduate Programs (MS/MEd) in Education
pcoggins@bemidjistate.edu
218-755-2720

Course Rotation for Master of Science in Education

The course rotation below is the minimal list of courses offered by semester. Other courses may be added as needed; courses with low enrollment are subject to cancellation. 

Fall Spring Summer
(3) ED 6100
(3) ED 6107
(3) ED 6117
(3) ED 6336*  
(2) ED 6850
(3) ED 6108   
(3) ED 6334
(2) ED 6750
(2) ED 6120*  
(3) ED 6446*
(1) ED 6447*
Electives
 

*Denotes a course that is part of the “Online Teaching Certificate.”

ED 6980 & ED 6990 (arranged courses for “research paper” and “thesis” are available as necessary – contact your advisor).

Recommended Sequence of Core Program Courses - MS*

 
Fall
Spring
Summer
Year 1
(3) ED 6100
(3) ED 6107
(3) ED 6108
(3) ED 6334
[Complete Grad Form 2]
Electives as needed
 
Year 2
(3) ED 6117
(3) ED 6336
(2) ED 6750
[Complete Grad Form 3]
 Electives as needed
Year 3
(2-4) ED 6980/6990
[Complete Grad Forms 4 & 5]
 
 

*2.5 years typically needed for degree completion.

Graduate Form 2 = Application to Candidacy
Graduate Form 3 = Proposal Approval
Graduate Form 4 = Application for Graduation
Graduate Form 5 = Final Paper/Project Acceptance