Division of Social Sciences & History
The Master of Education degree is designed for students who wish to pursue professional study in education as classroom teachers, counselors, supervisors, administrators, or in specialized areas. In the College of Arts and Sciences, Delta State awards a Master of Education degree in English, Social Sciences, and Visual Arts.
General Admission Requirements (these may vary slightly depending on the chosen track):
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with an undergraduate major suited to the discipline in which the applicant wishes to study. The BFA and the BA in Art Education are considered appropriate degrees for applicants wishing to pursue the Art emphasis.
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the field or a related field (History, Geography, Psychology, Political Science, Economics, Humanities, Sociology, Anthropology, Government, Southern Studies).
- A score in the 50th percentile or higher for the analytical writing section of the GRE test to be submitted within the first semester of graduate study.
- For Licensure track: A Mississippi Class A teaching license, or its equivalent.
Applicants may be granted provisional admission status for the first nine (9) hours of graduate course work. All admission requirements must be met within these nine hours.
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