Penn State SCIED M.Ed. with Certification

Planning Overview

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Typical Schedule (Fall Start)

  • Fall (Year 1) - Total: 10-13 Credits
    • C I 590 (Master's Section) (1)
    • SCIED 411 (3)
    • SCIED 552 (3)
    • One or more of the following:
      • C I 280 (3)
      • SPLED 400 (3)
      • EDTHP 500 - level (3)
  • Spring (Year 1) - Total: 12-15 Credits
    • SCIED 412 (3)
    • C I 495C (3)
    • SCIED 550 (3)
    • The remainder of the following:
      • C I 280 (3)
      • SPLED 400 (3)
      • EDTHP 500 - level (3)
  • Fall (Year 2) - Total: 15 Credits
    • C I 595 (6)
    • SCIED 558 (3)
    • C I 495E (3)

Certification and Degree Requirements

Certification Requirements

  • SCIED 411 (3)
  • SCIED 412 (3)
  • SCIED 552 (3)
  • SCIED 558 (3)
  • C I 280 (3)
  • C I 495C (3)
  • C I 595 (6)
  • C I 496A (9)
  • EDTHP 500-level (3)
  • SPLED 400 (3)
  • CPR/First Aid
  • PRAXIS subject test(s)
  • 40 hours documentation

M.Ed. Requirements
18 credits must be at the 500 level (typically including the bolded courses shown here)

  • Core (9)
    • Curriculum: SCIED 550 (3)
    • Research: SCIED 558 (3)
    • Foundations: SCIED 552 (3)
  • Emphasis (15)
    • SCIED 552 (3)
    • SCIED 550 (3)
    • SCIED 411 (3)
    • SCIED 412 (3)
    • SCIED 558 (3)
  • C I 590 (1)
  • Electives (6)
    • EDTHP 500-level (3)
    • SPLED 400 (3)
  • M.Ed. Paper

Notes

  • "Core (9):requirements can be met with courses other than those listed above, but these particular courses are almost always the best choice for students. Talk to your adviser if scheduling any of them is problematic.
  • Up to 12 credits earned as part of a Penn State undergraduate degree may be applied toward the "M.Ed. Requirements" listed above, provided they were not used to fulfill any undergraduate degree requirements.