Continuing Teacher Education

Regis University’s Master of Education with an emphasis in Space Studies is designed for teachers who wish to educate in the area of space science at the K-12 levels.
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M.Ed. Space Studies (Non-Licensure)

Degree Overview

Ideal for those who already possess a teaching license and for professionals seeking additional credentials, our exciting M.Ed. with an emphasis in Space Studies is a collaborative effort between Regis University and the Space Foundation. Five core courses (15 credit hours) and two research courses (6 credit hours) are completed through Regis University. Regis course work focuses on human development and learning, curriculum design and implementation, mentoring and support, assessment and research. Five one-week intensive classes (15 credit hours) must be taken in residency at the Space Foundation. The space studies course work includes space history, earth system science, rocketry and the biology of living in space, biological and physical research, astronomy and space technologies.

Designed by practicing professionals, the M.Ed. with an emphasis in Space Studies can be completed in as little as two years and the courses taken through Regis are available online. Current teachers not wishing to complete an entire Master of Education degree can take up to 9 credit hours as a non-degree seeking student. 

Licensed educators and paraprofessionals are eligible to receive a 10% preferred tuition discount for all Teacher Education courses at CPS. Contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for details.

Total Degree Requirements: 36 credit hours

  • Foundational course requirements: 15 credit hours
  • Space studies course work: 15 credit hours (five one-week intensive classes in residency at the Space Studies Foundation)
  • Research course requirements: 6 credit hours

Program Requirements

Foundational Courses (15 credit hours)

EDLS 670  Introduction to Educational Leadership
EDLS 671 Instructional Strategies
EDLS 684 Curriculum Design and Implementation
EDLS 685  Peer Mentoring and Support
EDLS 686  Advanced Assessment of Student Learning
Space Studies Elective Requirements (15 credit hours)

5 one-week intensive classes (15 credit hours) taken in residency at the Space Studies Foundation

Research Requirements (6 credit hours)

EDRS 642 Research Proposal Development
EDRS 643 Research Project
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 36 credit hours

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.

How to Apply

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NOTE: Regis University’s Master of Education program is nationally accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). The states of Arkansas and Kentucky do not recognize this accreditation. Please call your state council on higher education to get more details.

MATERIALS NEEDED FOR APPLICATION AND ADMISSION

Applicants seeking a master's degree from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.
  • Application: Completed graduate application form
  • Application fee: $75.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript a U.S. regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 on degree-bearing transcript with option of supplying additional coursework transcripts
  • Critical analysis essay
  • Current resume (optional)
  • One recommendation from your principal, a colleague or supervisor who knows your work in a professional setting
  • Copy of current teaching license
  • Criminal background check: Applicants must have a $45 background check in order to complete their online application. View and print the instructions, consent for background check and disqualifying offenses documents to get started.
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Start Application Deadline
Fall 2014 August 25, 2014 July 28, 2014
Spring 2015 January 5, 2015 December 8, 2014
Summer 2015 May 4, 2015 April 6, 2015

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - August 25, 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $17,175 36 $475 $75
Online $17,175 36 $475 $75

2013-2014 Academic Year Tuition: Through Summer 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $17,175 36 $475 $75
Online $17,175 36 $475 $75

Directed study costs $475 per credit hour.

Please note: Additional fees may apply to students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.

Licensed educators and paraprofessionals are eligible to receive a 10% preferred tuition discount for teacher education courses at CPS. Contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for details.