Master of Science in Secondary Education
Our program is specifically designed to:
- Establish a strong tradition of scholarship in teaching and research-based practice
- Encourage the setting of high professional goals and standards of practice
- Establish an inclusive learning community, respecting diversity and individual differences
- Support the use of best practices in the University and P-12 classrooms
- Assist the graduate teacher in becoming a dedicated practitioner, a reflective scholar and a responsible citizen through ongoing access to superior professional development
Secondary Education candidates may earn the Master of Science degree. Professional rank for Nebraska certification and/or additional endorsements may be earned as part of the degree program.
The master's program is designed for students of education programs who have received initial teacher certification and wish to enhance their teaching skills through advanced studies in instructional practices that are informed by research. Students seeking admission to graduate programs in the College of Education should first apply through the Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska Omaha.
Concentrations are required for each candidate seeking a Master of Science Degree in Secondary Education. Students will choose an area of concentration in a special field which will provide depth in an area of interest. Courses within the concentrations will be decided upon in conference with the student's advisor.
Concentrations include: Art, Bilingual Education, Educational Leadership, English, ESL/ELL, Foreign Language, Improvement of Instruction, Math, Middle Level, Music, School Library, Science, Social Studies, STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math), Urban Schools.
Endorsements are additions to teaching certificates and do not lead to initial teacher certification. The coursework for the endorsement plans has been approved by the Nebraska Department of Education. After completion, candidates must apply for the additional endorsement(s) at the state department. Please talk to your advisor and submit your endorsement plan of study prior to completion of six hours of coursework.
Endorsements include: Bilingual Education, ESL/ELL, School Library, Reading, and Writing (7-12)
For more information contact Dr. Sheryl McGlamery: