Interdisciplinary Education Studies (M.S.E.)

Chart your own path to success. The concentration in interdisciplinary educational studies enables you to pursue additional study in a discipline or content area chosen by you to achieve your professional and scholarly goals. Our graduate program provides you an open environment  to pursue your specific goals as a practicing educator.

Degree candidates for the M.S.E. in Interdisciplinary Education Studies are also eligible to participate in the Lalanne Program. The Lalanne Program offers graduate students a unique opportunity to live in a communal setting with fellow teachers while pursuing their studies. It also provides a living stipend and loan deferment.

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Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Interdisciplinary Education Studies program should submit the following information in addition to the online application:

  1. Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  2. Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  3. A personal statement or résumé.
  4. Results from the GRE or MAT are required for applicants with an undergraduate grade-point average below 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. 

Additional requirements apply for international students.

Applicants must have attained an undergraduate cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants who have less than a 2.75 cumulative GPA may be admitted if they achieve a raw score of 40 or higher or a scaled score of 396 or higher on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or scaled scores of 149 or higher on the verbal ability and 4.0 or higher on the analytical writing sections of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). For test administrations prior to October 2002, a scaled score of 490 or higher on the analytical ability section is required.

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