Dec 14, 2019  
2018 Graduate Catalog 
2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services, EdS (61-872) - Technology and Occupational Education Option (0247) (30 hours)

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Student Learning Outcomes - The graduate with an Education Specialist degree in Human Services,Technology and Occupational Education Option will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Refine one’s personal philosophy statement related to their discipline/career field.
  • Identify, analyze and lead discussions on current issues related to the student’s discipline/career field.
  • Practice and lead life-long learning activities as they relate to professional responsibilities.
  • Read, interpret, conduct, and contribute scholarly research consistent with school, university, state, and federal practices.
  • Apply statistical methods to interpret, describe, and infer from existing or newly generated data.
  • Provide leadership to one’s professional, technical, and governmental organizations in the student’s discipline/career field.

This advanced program is designed for individuals who are currently involved in or planning careers in the administration and/or teaching Career and Technical education programs.

To be accepted into this program, students must: (1) have earned a masters degree in the area of specialization or have completed 15 semester hours of appropriate background courses at either the undergraduate or graduate level; and (2) have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 in the masters degree.

In addition, applicants must submit two professional letters of recommendation and a personal letter of intent describing how this degree will assist them in meeting their career goals.

Applicants who do not meet the above criteria will be classified as a “non-degree student” until they: (1) provide evidence of having completed 15 semester hours of appropriate background courses; and (2) obtain a 3.50 GPA during the first 12 hours of graduate study in courses appropriate to the degree program.

Graduation requirements include one of the following four options: (1) a Thesis (unless completed for a Master’s Degree) ; (2) two scholarly research papers consistent with University requirements to be submitted for publication; (3) a comprehensive examination; or (4) successfully complete the Missouri Assessment Center Examination for their content area.

Electives: 24 Semester Hours

Students select 24 hours of appropriate coursework consistent with their career goals. Elective courses are contingent on program advisor and graduate program coordinator approval.

Minimum Graduate Hour Total: 30 Semester Hours

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