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    Mississippi College
  Oct 26, 2020
GRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Biological Science, M.Ed.

It is expected that a student entering this program will have a minimum of 18 hours of approved undergraduate biological science.

  1. Twelve semester hours of graduate credit in professional education core courses . EDU 6504  - Research Methods and Procedures and EDU 6535   - Curriculum Development are required as part of the 12 hours.  See School of Education  section in this catalog for electives.
  2. Eighteen hours of graduate work in biological science. Students who wish to complete the M.Ed. Biology degree may not count more than six hours of independent studies and research courses toward the degree. Biochemistry may count for Biological Science credit. Students may not use the following courses to complete the M.Ed. Biology degree:  BIO 5403 Vertebrate Histology  , BIO 5404 Pharmacology I  , BIO 5405 Pharmacology II  , BIO 5410 Human Gross Anatomy  , BIO 5412 Medical Physiology I  , BIO 5413 Medical Physiology II  , and BIO 5425 Human Neuroanatomy  .
  3. Candidates for the M.Ed. in Biology must either take an oral comprehensive examination based upon course work used to satisfy degree requirements or successfully complete BIO 6430  - Graduate Seminar. If judged unsatisfactory, all or part of the written and/or oral examination may be taken once in the following semester or summer term.

Note: The Mississippi Department of Education will not issue the Class AA Standard Educator License unless the applicant holds a Class A Standard Educator License.

The Master of Education in Biological Science is a Secondary Subject Endorsement area.