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School of Education Mission:

The professional education program at Florida Memorial University is designed to uphold and carry out the mission of the University to provide effective academic programs that lead to life-long learning and leadership through service. The dynamics of change have lead to the continuation of high expectations in the quality of educators prepared at this institution, from increasing the diversity of the student population to revision of the program that addresses the use of technology in both preparation for and in instruction. Effective educators will demonstrate the attributes of high expectations in terms of scholarship, service, and research as they prepare to become professionals in their respective fields. Graduates of the teacher education program are noted for their professionalism and their belief that all children can learn. The School’s vision may be captured by the following theme: Continuing the Heritage, Legacy and Tradition of Florida Memorial University: Preparing Constructivist, Competent, and Compassionate Educators, (C3E).

The School of Education is proud to offer 4 Master’s Degree Programs for practicing teachers to assist them in furthering their professional development and goals. All graduate programs are designed for full-time working professionals to complete their degree in 3-4 semesters. Florida Memorial University offers a 40% discount to full-time public and public charter school teachers. Some scholarships are available for certain programs; for specific information regarding a program, click on the program button below to learn more about each degree’s requirements.


Admission Requirements

1.Two-Page Completed Application Form (hot-linked to application form)
2.Three Letters of Recommendation (hot-linked to recommendation form)
3.One-page essay
4.Official Transcript(s) from all previously attended universities
5.Five (5) year Teaching Certificate or Passing Score on General Knowledge Test
6.$40 Non-refundable Application Fee
7.An intake interview with program coordinator.

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of the required semester-hours
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • A Passing score on the comprehensive exam or successful completion and defense of thesis
  • A passing score on the Reading Subject Area Test (for Reading program only)
  • Graduate Record Exams (GRE) score