Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Educational Leadership; Special Education, LD, AU, EI; Subject Area

master of education

Ferris State University

The following options will allow teachers to complete an 18-hour planned program required to move to their Professional Teaching Certificate while working toward a master’s degree.

Educational Leadership Option  • 35 credits
Designed for those seeking an educational administration background in order to qualify for a position as a principal, assistant principal or curriculum director.

Special Education Option • 42 credits
Available only for certified teachers. Endorsements in Cognitive Impairment (CI), Learning Disabilities (LD), and Emotional Impairment (EI) are available.

Subject Area Option • 36 credits
Designed for teachers who want to further develop teaching skills with an emphasis on curriculum and instruction while offering the flexibility to choose 9 credits in another “specialty or subject area.”

Ferris State University (Suite 100)

Main Office, Northern Region
Phone: (231) 995-1734 or (866) 857-1954
Fax: (231) 995-1736
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Bachelor’s Programs:

  • Accountancy/Public Accountancy
  • Business Administration (BS)
    – Aviation
    – Maritime Deck Officer
    – Maritime Engine Officer
    – Professional Track
  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)
  • Computer Information Technology (CIT)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Hotel Management
  • Hotel Management with Culinary Emphasis
  • Industrial Technology & Management (tentative Fall 2014)
  • Information Security & Intelligence
  • Nursing (RN-BSN)
  • Secondary Teacher Education (check with FSU on available majors)
  • Social Work
  • Technical Education

Post-Bachelor’s Program:

  • Post-BA/BS Teacher Certification, Secondary & Technical Education

Master’s Programs:

  • Career & Technical Education
    – Instructor
    – Postsecondary Administrative
  • Education-Curriculum & Instruction
    – Special Education (LD, AU, EI)
    – Subject Area


  • Homeland Security: Digital Security & Forensics
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Special Event & Meeting Planning (SEMP)


  • Educational Planned Program
  • Endorsement: Secondary
  • Endorsement: Special Education (LD, AU, EI)