MSU's College of Education is Much More than a Degree…
More than 1600 students are enrolled in the undergraduate and graduate educator preparation programs in the College of Education and are served by more than 50 faculty members who are actively engaged in teaching, service, and scholarly activities.
All programs are approved by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
We prepare almost 80% of educators in the 22-county service region of eastern Kentucky served by Morehead State University.
We offer 9 undergraduate programs that can be completed in four years.
We offer 70 graduate degree programs plus 40 graduate level non-degree programs designed for professional educators. The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is an alternative teacher certification program that can be completed in three years.
We offer a doctorate (Ed.D.) in educational leadership designed specifically for practitioner-leaders. Currently, 61 students are enrolled in this program with the first cohort on target to graduate in spring 2013.
Three education programs are ranked in the 25 most popular MSU undergraduate programs: Elementary Education P-5 (ranked #3), Special Education and P-5 (ranked #11), and Middle Grades (ranked #18).
The average GPA of candidates admitted into our initial certification Teacher Education Programs is 3.37 on a 4.0 scale.*
The average PPST scores of candidates admitted into our initial certification Teacher Education Programs is: Math 177 (state requires 174); Reading 176 (state requires 176); and Writing 175 (state requires 174).*
Our overall pass rate on the PRAXIS II exam is 96% for candidates in the undergraduate initial teacher education program and the first time pass rate on the PRAXIS II is 84%.**
In the graduate Educational Leadership program, 94% of candidates passed the Kentucky Principal Test and 100% passed the School Leadership Licensure Assessment on the most recent reported test results. **
Click to access the most recent New Teacher survey results for Morehead State University which measures candidate satisfaction with program preparation. Candidates rated their satisfaction with MSU programs above or at the state average on 29 survey items and below the state average on 16 items.
We have a Professional Partnership Network (PPN) with three elementary schools in Rowan County. Through this partnership, candidates spend three semesters working with mentoring teachers in a converse/diverse/immerse field experience model.
We offer a variety of delivery models for our undergraduate and graduate courses and programs including those offered online and at regional campuses.
*source: EPSB datadashboard and KEPP report card
**Title II 2010-2011