Earn Your Masters of Education
OKWU’s program is designed for teachers and educational professionals who, upon completion of the degree, will possess the appropriate knowledge, skills, and professional abilities necessary to be a master teacher in the classroom.
The program is designed with the educator’s demanding schedule in mind. Offered in highly interactive online and onsite formats, the OKWU program allows educators to earn a master’s degree in as little as 22 months while developing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of a master teacher.
A strong sense of community is at the heart of OKWU’s Master of Education program. Within cohorts, M.Ed. students are encouraged to share their areas of expertise, professors are supportive and accessible, and university staff members are on call to assist students in reaching their educational goals.
The M.Ed. courses are focused on the application of new knowledge and skills, and are designed to equip students to implement positive change in their current classrooms and schools.
It is also designed to prepare for executive managerial and administrative positions in schools, central offices, and ministry organizations. A distinctive of the OKWU graduate experience is to incorporate the study of Christian values and ethics.
Call our Admissions Department at 1.800.375.4647 or email us if you have any additional questions.
More than a degree!
"The M.Ed program at OKWU is unique in the fact that it offers a true opportunity for signiﬁcant leadership in the schools through the Action Project. The faculty also have current, real-life teaching experiences, so they know the struggles and joys involved with teaching. I thoroughly enjoyed the networking with other candidates from the area!"
-Keri Bostwick, M.Ed. Graduate 2013
In order to graduate from Oklahoma Wesleyan University with the Master of Education degree a student must complete the following criteria:
- Completion of 33 hours of required curriculum:
27 hours of Core Curriculum (including Internship/Portfolio)
6 hours of Licensure or Non-Licensure Tract courses
- All courses must be completed through OKWU AGS
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
On location & online
- Submission of official transcripts containing all undergraduate coursework including confirmation of a conferred Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
- An earned undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or a major GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale (Conditional admission may be granted for GPA’s as low as 2.5.)
- Approval granted by the Graduate Education Admissions Committee—approval is based on the following documentation applicants will submit:
Professional resume detailing all employment experiences
Two letters of recommendation from persons qualified to judge the applicant’s professional expertise, character and capacity for graduate-level work
Written admissions essay
Current teaching license (if applicable) or waiver signed acknowledging a non-license program tract
- Students whose first language is not English (unless a US citizen) must have a TOEFL score of 69 or higher
- Students must either own or have access to a computer with internet capabilities
- Students must complete each core course with a 2.0 grade or better
- Students whose core GPA falls below 2.0 will be place on academic probation for the next term
- Students must comply with the program attendance policies to continue the program