Masters in Education
The Master of Education program develops advanced teaching skills and enriches your knowledge base in specific content areas. Graduates learn the art and science of teaching, as well as the ability to critically evaluate education practices. Concentrations in administration, gifted & talented, math, reading, reading specialist, science as well as second language education and culture are offered.
Applications are accepted on a rolling deadline. You may complete the application and submit all required documents at any time and will then be reviewed for entrance into the program for the next upcoming term. Students can enter in any term: Fall, Spring or Summer.
Critera for admission include:
- A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Minimum 9 hours in Education course work at the Undergraduate level OR Alternative Certification recognized by the State of Texas.
- One of the following:
- GPA of 3.0 or greater (cumulative or last 60 hours).
- GRE minimum 900 (or equivalent in new score scale).
- Successful interview & departmental exam.
- Writing sample administered on the TWU campus.
The following documents must be submitted for consideration:
- Completed application
- $50 application fee, non-refundable regardless of whether the application is withdrawn or admission is denied, which can be submitted here.
- Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
- Three letters of recommendation showing that the applicant is motivated to achieve, has the capacity to contribute to the learning process, will bring real life experience to the program, and that will enhance the overall experience of other graduate students, an outline of which can be downloaded here.
- GRE scores official report (waived with GPA of 3.0)
If Administration Concentration:
- Teacher Service Record (minimum of 2 years teaching required for this program)
Tuition & Financial Aid
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Estimated total cost of attendance for the 36 hour program is $19,000. Not including books and living expenditures.
Financial aid is available to eligible applicants through several federal loan programs. In addition, the University offers extended payment plans and direct company billing. Students interested in applying for financial aid through these programs should request a financial aid packet from the Financial Aid Office. They can be called at (817) 531-4420.
Scholarships may be available for students in Science Education. Contact Dr. R.J. Wilson, 817/531-4852, Dr. Bruce Benz, 817/531-4895, or Dr. Elizabeth Ward 817-531-4949 for more information.
The Educational Excellence Scholarship is awarded to five highly qualified who begin the MEd program in the Summer Term. For additional information, please call the Office of Graduate Admissions at 817-531-4930.