May 25, 2018  
2012-2013 Graduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Secondary Education (M.S.Ed.)

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

Colege of Education and Public Policy
James E. Burg, Interim Dean
Carol Lindquist, 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)

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)

Electives: (6 credits)

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)

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