Teacher Education
MA
Application Deadlines
Summer:February 1
Contact Information: 
205 MCKB
801-422-2089
tedgradsec@byu.edu
Program Requirements: 

The master's program is a two-year, evening and summer-intensive program for the working professional.  Students move through their course work as a cohort and complete course work on the BYU campus.

The curriculum is both theory and practice based. The teacher education core provides teachers with an understanding of the theories and practices related to their professional assignment and space for considering their role as educators. The research core includes courses in research methods, statistics, qualitative data analysis, and culminates in a thesis. 

Requirements for Degree

  • Credit hours: 33: 27 hours plus 6 hours of thesis (T Ed 699R)
  • Core: T Ed 610, 611, 612, 613
  • Required research courses: T Ed 691, 692, 693
  • Electives: T Ed 603, 604, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624, 625, 640, 642, 643, 644, 653R, 654R, 660, 661, 663R, 665, 680, 681, 682, 683, 685 or approved graduate level courses in other departments.
  • Thesis: T Ed 699R
  • Examinations: oral defense of course work and oral defense of thesis (consult department for details)
Admission Requirements: 

Required Tests

GRE

Additional Requirements

  1. 3.25 total GPA
  2. One year teaching experience as a licensed teacher (preferred)
  3. Departmental Letter of Intent (see department website for details)
  4. Resume required

Please note: International applicants are not eligible for this program.

Program Outcomes: 


Effective Analysis and Problem Solving

Candidates will develop their ability to analyze complex educational problems and marshal the resources and evidence to improve practice by engaging in rigorous inquiry.

Effective Communication

Candidates will develop their ability to make sound arguments grounded in relevant literature and evidence.

Research Ethics

Candidates will develop their ability to recognize and address ethical concerns related to conducting research with human subjects.

Education and Lifelong Service

Candidates will develop their ability to recognize and strengthen the link between education and participatory democracy.

Program Stats

Characteristics of Students from Past Academic Year
Total Students 19
International 0
Female 16
LDS 19
Minority 2
BYU Undergraduate 13
Three Year Average Test Scores of Admitted Student
GRE Composite Score 304.4
GRE Quantitative Score 149.4
GRE Quantitative Percentile 38.0
GRE Verbal Score 155.1
GRE Verbal Percentile 65.2
GRE Analytical Score 4.2
GRE Analytical Percentile 63.9
Five Year Average of Graduated Students
Average Years to Degree 2.9
Graduated Per Year 6.6
Five Year Average of Admitted Students
Applied Per Year 22.0
Admitted Per Year 17.0
Percent Admitted 77.27
Average GPA 3.62