Majors & Programs of Study

Graduate Studies in Education

The nationally recognized Graduate Studies in Education programs at SUU have been designed to meet the needs of educators who desire to advance their training and expertise. SUU provides working professionals the flexibility to continue full-time employment while simultaneously earning an advanced degree through distance learning, using interactive video conferencing and various online tools.

POINTS of DISTINCTION

  • The Administrative Licensure Program is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), endorsing that the program prepares competent, caring, and qualified professional educators.
  • All endorsement/licensure programs are approved by the Utah State Office of Education (USOE).

POSSIBLE CAREERS

Teacher Leader, School District Administration, School Principal

AVAILABLE RESOURCES

The USOE also offers resources for teachers, including lesson plans and training. The Utah State Office of Education also offers resources related to student assessment, including information on Praxis testing and the UTIPS assessment system.

PROGRAM OFFERINGS

  • MEd Degree with several different concentration options
  • Specialized professional development courses customized for school districts and regional service centers
  • Licenses and Areas of Concentration for USOE Endorsements:
    • Utah Administrative License
    • Special Education License with emphasis on Mild/Moderate
    • Reading
    • Library Media
    • English as a Second Language
    • Educational Technology
    • Gifted and Talented
    • Elementary Mathematics
  • Non-degree seeking programs for professional development and license renewal

CONTACT INFORMATION

Alumni Spotlight

Name: Angela Wilson

Class of: 2010 Southern Utah University - Master of Education

Current job: 2012 DoDEA Teacher of the Year-Department of Defense School at Camp Ederle-Vicenza, Italy. One of 4 finalists for 2012 National Teacher of the Year

"Receiving my Master of Education Degree from Southern Utah University has opened doors allowing for continued growth and amazing opportunities. The knowledge I gained from professors and course curricula prepared me for leadership opportunities in my current school, community, and now nation. I know that my students have benefited from my experiences, which began with my extended education from Southern Utah University. Thank you so very much!"

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