The Master of Education with an emphasis in Higher Education Leadership is designed for candidates seeking to work in a higher education environment to gain a deep understanding of the roles, mechanisms, and policies that impact higher education. Candidates can select an intensive internship or a site-based research project as a culminating experience.
- Program Code: 5056MED with Emphasis in 5060
- CIPC: 13.0406
The Graduate Studies in Education program is selective with a limited number of openings available for qualified students. Admission deadline is March 15 for Fall semester. For additional information contact the Graduate Studies in Education office, (801) 626-6278.
The following items are required:
- Admission to Weber State University and application for the GSE Program.
- Payment of the GSE program application fee.
- Verification of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
- Official transcripts from all institutions attended.
- Recommendation forms (3).
- Minimum GPA of 3.00 either cumulative or on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of approved undergraduate/graduate coursework.
- Writing proficiency assessment with a minimum score of 4 out of 6.
- Interview with Graduate Studies in Education faculty members with a score of 4 out of 6.
Additional Requirements for International Students:
- Please seek advisement/assistance from WSU’s International Student and Scholar Center at 801-626-6853 or email@example.com
- TOEFL score of 223 (computer-based) or 85 (internet-based) or IELTS 6.5 or Duolingo 120.
- Oral language proficiency assessment.
- Weber State University-accepted bachelor’s degree.
- Courses evaluated into the equivalent of American credits and letter grades.
- Contact WSU International Student Services Office and submission of a WSU International Student Application and a Graduate Financial Guarantee form.
GPA Requirements for all MEd Students
Following admission to the MEd program, students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Students must earn at least a B- in all foundation classes. Coursework in which Ds, Es, or UWs are earned is unacceptable and could result in removal from the program if the problem persists.