Master of Education FAQ
Yes. We realize that you might want to begin your coursework before you have submitted all the required admissions materials. For this reason, a graduate student may take up to 9 credits of coursework as a visiting student before you have completed the application process.
The Cedar Crest College admissions policy has been established for applicants seeking admission to the Master of Education program. Review of completed applications will take place on a monthly basis. Learn more.
The per credit cost of the M.Ed. at Cedar Crest College is truly a “best buy.” For more information, contact the School of Adult and Graduate Education (SAGE).
Not necessarily. All students seeking the degree of master of education must complete a capstone project. Candidates have a choice of a thesis (recommended if you plan to do doctoral studies in the future) or an integrated capstone application project.
Normally, graduate classes are offered in the evening, Mondays through Thursdays. We also offer hybrid, accelerated and online courses. The most common format for accelerated courses is two weekends: Fridays 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
It normally takes between 2 1/2 to 5 years, depending on the number of courses taken each semester.
Absolutely not! This common myth makes little sense in light of the fact that some districts actually prefer to hire people who already have earned advanced degrees. Why? As a new M.Ed prepared teacher, you will be able to concentrate your time and energy solely on your students.
Yes. You may transfer in up to 9 credits to your program at Cedar Crest.