Due to COVID-19, BGSU is temporarily waiving the GRE and GMAT requirements for students applying to any of the University’s graduate certificates and master’s degree programs for summer 2020 and fall 2020.
Graduate application fees for new domestic applicants for the summer and fall semesters will also be waived.
Program and Course Requirements
Details about all the required courses and the stackable certificate/endorsement options
Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching
Whether you seek to expand your existing license, build 21st century technology skills, or strengthen your expertise in reading, this Master of Education degree is for you. The program reflects teaching and learning in the 21st Century and is designed to enhance curricular innovation and teaching practices necessary for master teachers. Coursework, field-based experiences, and a final project or thesis are designed to develop and extend abilities to facilitate learning for students. The required twelve credit hours of electives offers choice in selecting a certificate or endorsement program from a menu of contemporary offerings or designing one’s own curricular focus. This choice equips candidates with research and skills applicable to today’s classrooms.
Required Courses - Curriculum and Teaching Core (all required) (12):
- EDTL 6110 Curriculum Inquiry (3) with field experience
- EDTL 6120 Classroom Technology for Teachers (3)
- EDTL 6500 Advanced Pedagogy and Best Practices (3) with field experience
- EDTL 6770 Curriculum Issues and Trends (3) with field experience
Research Core (6):
- EDFI 6410 Statistics (3) or EDFI 6450 Using Assessment and Research to Improve Practice (3)
- EDTL 6530 Qualitative Approaches to Classroom Inquiry (3)
Choose One (3):
- EDTL 6910 Master’s Project in Curriculum and Teaching (3)
- EDTL 6990 Thesis Research (3)
Choose a Stackable Certificate/Endorsement (12-15 credits)
+Assistive Technology Certificate (15 credits)
+ Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate (15 credits)
+ Computer Technology Endorsement (16 credits)
+ Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement (15 credits)
+ Instructional Design Certificate (12 credits)
+ Reading Endorsement (15 credits)
+ Secondary Transition Certificate (15 credits) and/or TTW Endorsement (12 credits)
+ Electives | 4 courses (12 hrs)
Submit Your Graduate College Application Online
Note: All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. A $45 nonrefundable application fee is assessed for domestic applications. The international application fee is $75.
Submit Official Transcripts and Standardized Test Scores
TRANSCRIPTS: As part of the online application process you will upload scanned copies of transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be submitted to the Graduate College.
Request official transcripts and test scores be sent to:
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
TEST SCORES: One of the following test scores are to be submitted as part of the online application process. Non-original scores must be notarized. Any of following tests are accepted: Praxis Scores, OAE scores (Ohio Assessment for Educators), or GRE scores (within last 5 years). NOTE:If a person already possesses a master's degree then no test scores are required.
Non-native speakers of English must have a minimum 80 TOEFL IBT, 53 PTEA, or 7.0 IELTS score. For information on the GRE/Praxis/TOEFL tests, visit the Educational Testing Service website.