Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary School Education [M.Ed.] - Inclusion Education Specialization (Not Currently Accepting New Students)

Program Director: Dr. Suzette Gilbert
College of Education Building, 349
Box 69 
College of Graduate Studies: 615-898-2840






The Department of Elementary and Special Education offers the Master of Education degree with a major in Curriculum and Instruction. The major in Curriculum and Instruction offers a concentration in Elementary School Education. A specialization in inclusion education is available as is a specialization leading to initial licensure.

Admission Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Master of Education program are expected to score at least 386 on the Miller Analogies Test or 700 (former scale) or 281 (current scale) on the Graduate Record Examination or the minimum on a National Teachers Examination that meets Tennessee licensure standards. Applicant must

  1. have at least a 2.75 undergraduate GPA for full admission and 2.50 undergraduate GPA for conditional admission;
  2. have elementary teaching licensure, the attainment of which may require additional undergraduate courses prior to the completion of the degree;
  3. have an initial conference with an appropriate graduate advisor in the Department of Elementary and Special Education

Application Procedures

All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit an application with the appropriate application fee;
  2. submit official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Principles of Learning and Teaching Exam (PRAXIS II), or Miller Analogies Test (MAT);
  3. submit official transcripts of all previous college work.

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Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466