Graduate Degree Programs
Master of Science in Education/Curriculum and Instruction
The Master of Science in Education – Curriculum and Instruction degree is designed for classroom teachers who desire to improve student learning and achievement through innovative, relevant, and researched based approaches in education.
Master of Science in Education - Athletic/Activity Administration
The Master of Science in Education with emphasis in athletic/activity administration is designed for individuals who desire to serve through the organization and administration of athletics and activities.
Master of Science in Education / Lead Teacher
The Master of Science in Education/Lead Teacher was developed to prepare teachers to assume the role of lead teacher without seeking administrative certification . Additionally, this program offers curriculum and administrative coursework that will permit graduates to remain in the classroom, or enter the field of administration, through the completion of additional courses and certification requirements.
Master of Science in Education / Instructional Technology Leadership
The Master of Science in Education/Instructional Technology Leadership (ITL) degree program is designed for individuals who want to lead the way in improving teaching and learning in educational and training settings through the application of educational technology theory and practice.
Master Teacher Certification
The Master Teacher Certification program qualifies graduate students to become certified to teach in elementary, middle or secondary schools while earning the Master of Science in Education degree. The program is designed so that the participant may meet requirements for a Missouri teaching certificate (PC-1) and concurrently complete the requirements for the Master of Science in Education degree.
Master of Science in Educational Administration
The Master of Science in Educational Administration is specifically designed to prepare students for leadership roles at the building level. This program provides the basis for initial certification as either an elementary of secondary school principal with the opportunity to complete the coursework for middle level endorsement.
Education Specialist in Educational Administration - Superintendency
The Education Specialist in Educational Administration - Superintendency is specifically designed to prepare students for leadership roles at the district level. This program provides the basis for the recommendation to district level administration.
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
SBU offers a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership specifically to prepare leaders and administrators for service in school administration and other leadership roles in various non profit or church affiliated organizations. The expectations for those completing the program will be to expand their skills as Servant Leaders who can demonstrate essential knowledge and processes capable of creating a positive culture, increasing organizational/student performance, and facilitating the development of a highly successful learning organization.