Optional Masters Degree in Reading and Reading Specialist Certification (100% online)

A Master of Arts Degree with certification as a Reading Specialist may be earned by completing the following:

  • 9 credits transfer from the New Pathways Program
  • 21 credits in literacy education 

Apply for the M.A. in Reading with Reading Specialist Certification

Optional Masters Degree in Educational Technology

A Master of Arts Degree in Educational Technology may be earned by completing the following: 

  • 15 credits transfer from the New Pathways Program 
  • 21 credits in educational technology  

Apply here for the M.A. in Educational Technology 

Optional Masters Degree in Educational Technology with School Media Library Specialist

A Master of Arts Degree in Educational Technology with certification as a School Media Library Specialist may be earned by completing the following: 

  • 12 credits transfer from the New Pathways Program 
  • 24 credits in educational technology  

Apply here for the M.A. in Educational Technology with School Media Library Specialist 

Optional Masters Degree in Educational Technology with STEM Certificate

A Master of Arts Degree in Educational Technology with STEM certificate be earned by completing the following: 

  • 9 credits transfer from the New Pathways Program 
  • 27 credits in educational technology  

Apply here for the M.A. in Educational Technology with STEM certificate 

Optional Masters Degree in Special Education

A Master of Arts in Teaching degree with certification in Teachers of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) may be earned by completing the following:

  • 21 credits needed for the Teacher of Students with Disabilities license
  • 12 of the 24 credits from New Pathways (taken for credit or converted to credit)
  • 1 additional 3-credit course
  • Passing score on Special Education Praxis II

Apply for the Special Education MAT

Optional Masters Degree in ESL

A Master of Arts Degree with certification in English as a Second Language may be earned by completing the following:

  • 26 credits from the ESL New Pathways Program
  • Additional courses: MCC 626 Survey and Development of English as a Second Language Material (3 credits); MCC 650 Research Urban Education in ESL/Bilingual Education (3 credits)
  • 10 credits of electives

Apply Here for the ESL M.A. Degree  

Credit Conversions

If you would like to convert your non-credit courses to graduate credit so that you can use them towards one of these degree programs, get more information hereThere is a 5 year limit for course credit conversion. The 5 year limit begins at the time a student takes their first course and holds for all subsequent coursework.

SEVEN YEAR LIMIT ON CREDITS

This policy applies to all graduate students:  

  1. Students have seven years within which to complete their degree; 
  2. Only credits not older than seven years at the time a student is first registered for graduate study may be considered for transfer; 
  3. Only credits not older than seven years at the time for which a student requests graduation (clearance) are valid, unless these are transfer credits which meet the previous standard.