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Master of Education in Higher Education & Master of Education in Kinesiology
Dual Degree Program
Dale Meinecke, Ph.D.,, M. Ed. in Higher Education Acting Director
Ray Galloway, Ph.D., Master of Education in Kinesiology Director
The Master of Education in Higher Education and Master of Education in Kinesiology dual degree is a 60-hour, non-thesis program. The program consists of a M.Ed. in Higher Education required curriculum of 24 hours and a M.Ed. in Kinesiology required curriculum of 24 hours, with 12 credit hours of required shared curriculum.
The M.Ed. in Higher Education program is committed to fulfilling the University mission of providing Christ-centered, quality higher education in order to produce servant leaders who possess the ability to integrate faith and learning through their respective callings and career opportunities. The program provides individuals who are interested in a variety of areas in higher education with the opportunity to explore the various facets of post-secondary institutions.
The Master of Education in Kinesiology program is designed to allow students to receive a Master of Education in Kinesiology. The purpose of the M.Ed. in Kinesiology is to equip candidates for Christian servant leadership in the multi-faceted areas of Kinesiology, equipping them with intercultural and leadership skills equal to integrating their Christian faith and witness as they make significant contributions to the human endeavor. This degree will prepare students to apply their studies to the design of wellness, fitness, and health promotion programs in various settings of professional interest: education, corporate, and commercial.
In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
Prerequisite course work must be satisfied for both degree programs.
- M.Ed. in Higher Education prerequisites are a conferred bachelor's degree
Continuance in the M.Ed. in Higher Education program and the M.Ed. in Kinesiology program past the first twelve (12) hours is pending submission of a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®).
REQUIRED SHARED CURRICULUM - 12 hours (excluding prerequisites)
|Select one of the following:
||Research Methods in Higher Education
||Measurement, Evaluation, and Research in Kinesiology
|Select three graduate-level HIED or KNES elective courses (9 hours) with approval of Academic Advisor.
M.ED. IN HIGHER EDUCATION REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 24 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Biblical Servant Leadership
||Teaching and Learning in the Online Classroom
College and University Administration
||Readings in Higher Education
||Legal Aspects and Finance in Higher Education
||History and Philosophy of Higher Education
||Teaching, Learning, and Student Development
||Methods for the Higher Education Administrator
|Three (3) hours of the M.Ed. in Kinesiology Required Curriculum serve as an elective for the M.Ed. in Higher Education Required Curriculum.
M.ED. IN KINESIOLOGY REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 24 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Organization/Administration of Kinesiology and Sport
||Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills
||Sociology of Sport
||Current Trends and Issues in Kinesiology and Sport (S-L)*
||Psychology of Sport and Performance
|Three (3) hours of the M.Ed. in Higher Education Required Curriculum serve as an elective for the M.Ed. in Kinesiology Required Curriculum.
*(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
||Required Shared Curriculum
||M.Ed. in Higher Education Required Curriculum
||M.Ed. in Kinesiology Required Curriculum
||TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)
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