Degrees

Master of Education in Secondary Teaching

  • This is an initial licensure program for individuals without an undergraduate degree in Education.
  • Designed for college graduates who are interested in earning a teaching certificate and a master’s degree.
  • 36 credit hours, two-year program is accredited/approved by state, regional, and national accrediting agencies.

Art (K-12)                                       English (7-12)
French (7-12)                                History (7-12)
Journalism (7-12)                         Language Arts (7-12)
Mathematics (6-12)                     Religious Education (K-12)
Science (7-12)                               Social Science (7-12)
Spanish (7-12)

For more information, please see the M.Ed. in Secondary Teaching course sequence.

Master of Science in Educational Leadership
(School Community Leadership)

  • This degree is for candidates who hold an elementary or secondary teaching certificate.
  • 36 hour, two-year program in School Community Leadership for teachers who want to assume leadership roles within their schools.
  • Students complete 18 hours of core courses and 18 hours of elective courses.
  • Electives offer students the opportunity to explore a wide variety of topics, including school administration, Catholic education, counseling and special education.
  • Study within specific elective areas may allow students the opportunity to earn additional certification.

Those interested in obtaining an administrative certificate while pursuing the M.S. in Educational Leadership may opt to participate in a three-year program of study within Educational Leadership that includes certification in elementary or secondary school administration.  Candidates for this special track will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

For more information, please view the M.S. Educational Leadership course sequence.

Master of Science in School Counseling and Preventative Mental Health

Counselor Education at Creighton is designed to meet the needs, at the master’s level, of those interested in various counseling roles and student development services (student personnel).

  • The MS in Counseling is an online 3-year program, which includes an internship year.
  • Teachers who choose this track are responsible for additional costs in their third year, as Magis is only a two-year commitment.

To be employed in a school system, a counselor must be certified by a state department of education.  In many states, counselor certification demands a teaching certificate and evidence of at least two years of successful teaching experience.

For more information, visit the M.S. School Counseling and Preventative Mental Health course sequence.