May 25, 2018  
Graduate Bulletin 2009-2010 
Graduate Bulletin 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

Secondary Education (M.S.Ed.)

Indiana University
Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

School of Education
Barry Kanpol, Dean
Joe D. Nichols, Graduate Program Director
260-481-4146 ~ ~ Neff Hall 250

To earn the master’s degree with a major in secondary education, you must satisfactorily complete the following program:

Introduction to M.S.Ed. Program: (6 credits — first two courses)

  • EDUA F500 - Seminar: Learning, Teaching, Leading Credits: 3

Two Portfolio Checkpoints:

  1. After 18 hours of credit in M.S.Ed. program,* and
  2. After 33 hours of credit in M.S.Ed. program*

Foundations Block: (12 credits)

Secondary Core: (15 credits)

Choose one graduate course in content area of license (3 credits)

Electives: (6 credits — part of Secondary Core)

Choose from courses above, workshops, or content courses, or 1-credit Critical Analysis and Reading Core seminars on topics of interest (maximum one 1-credit course per semester).


Capstone to M.S.Ed. Program: (3 credits — last course)


  • It is strongly recommended that students take EDUA F500 and EDUC P503 as the first courses in their program. The last course will be EDUC S591.
  • Students may, however, take up to 6 credit hours before entering the program, at which point they would take EDUA F500 and EDUC P503.
  • *Students will meet with a faculty committee for each of the two portfolio checkpoints in the semester following completion of 18 hours of credit and again in the semester following 33 hours of credit.
  • **Students may only apply 6 hours of workshop credit toward completion of the M.S.Ed. Also, at least 21 of the 36 total credits toward the M.S.Ed. must be completed at IPFW.

Total (36 Credits)