Master of Science in Education

Master of Science in Education

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"My experiences with Hannibal-LaGrange University have been amazing. The teachers are great, classes are very informative, and what I love most about this experience is the program is very flexible allowing me to work a full-time job while taking classes."

-Jeremy Davidsmeyer

The Hannibal-LaGrange University Master of Science in Education (MSE) degree is designed to provide a program for professional growth for elementary and secondary teachers holding current teacher certification. The MSE degree program is designed to provide an excellent graduate education in a distinctively Christian environment preparing reflective practitioners for both personal and career effectiveness.

The MSE program offers two tracks. Students are required to choose one of the following tracks:


Teaching and Learning Track with Initial Certification

This track emphasizes elements of effective curricular/instructional planning and assessment to enhance student learning. It is intended for those who want to study principles of effective instruction.

Teaching and Learning/Special Reading K-12 Track

This track emphasizes the research-based components of effective reading instruction and assessment (phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing). It is intended for those who have early childhood, elementary, or secondary teacher certification and want to study the science of special reading K-12. Additional certification for Missouri is available.