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Graduate Programs - Master of Science in Education


What is the Master of Science in Education?

The Master of Science in Education programs are designed to facilitate the attainment of your vocational and personal goals without completing teacher certification requirements. As you will see from the curriculum plans below, these programs are flexible and can be designed to meet your specific needs in a variety of subject areas.

What courses are required?

The M.S.E. in Early Childhood Special Education consists of 38 hours while the M.S.E. and M.S.E. Secondary Kinesiology programs both consist of 35 hours with the possibility of additional leveling work. Please see the program-specific curriculum plans below for more information.

M.S.E. Early Childhood Special Education Curriculum Plan (PDF)

M.S.E. Secondary Kinesiology Curriculum Plan (PDF)

M.S.E Curriculum Plan (PDF)
[Art, Behavioral Sciences, Education, English, French, History/Social Sciences, Mathematics, Spanish, or Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)]

For current course schedules, please visit the Graduate Programs.

Please note: This program does NOT require you to have a valid teaching license. It does require you to take comprehensive exams before graduation.

For additional information about this program, you may want to consult the Catalog. (Be sure to select the Graduate & Professional Catalog for the current school year from the drop-down menu).

How do I apply?

M.S.E. Application (PDF)

Initial Request to Graduate Form (PDF)


Contact Us

Graduate Studies in Education is part of the College of Education



Fax: 501-279-4083

Mailing address:
Harding University
Graduate Studies in Education
Box 12261
Searcy, AR 72149-5615