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  • Penn GSE
    Innovative approaches to education entrepreneurship Penn GSE is blazing new trails in this exciting field from launching the first education business plan competition to the first Master s Degree in Education Entrepreneurship These efforts are led by the renowned Innovation Penn GSE group Search this site QUICK LINKS Apply Academic Calendar Canvas Access Directories Contact Events Calendar Facility Services GSE News IT Services Penn GSE Online Store Penn Library PennPortal U Penn Webmail RESOURCES prospective students accepted students current students alumni faculty staff press MAIN MENU About GSE Academics Admissions Financial Aid Faculty Research Our Students Our Alumni SUPPORT PENN GSE Resources For prospective students accepted students current students alumni faculty staff press Support Penn GSE QUICK LINKS Apply Academic Calendar Canvas Access Directories Contact Events Calendar Facility Services GSE News IT Services Penn GSE Online Store Penn Library PennPortal U Penn Webmail Search this site Celebrate our Centennial Discover what DISTINGUISHES Penn GSE Explore our DEGREE PROGRAMS Home News About GSE Academics Admissions Financial Aid Faculty Research Our Students Alumni take your next step Penn GSE News Four Penn GSE faculty chosen to lead three top education associations Penn GSE faculty have achieved a rare trifecta in the leadership of professional organizations Three top associations in education have elected four Penn GSE faculty members to current or future terms as president demonstrating the School s place at the forefront of education Read More NYT features Ebony Elizabeth Thomas on children s literature and race In the NYT Ebony Thomas states that the book A Fine Dessert presents a degrading depiction of an enslaved African American mother and daughter in 1810 South Carolina Read More Read More Porter Teachers need support to make standards work In an op ed for the Washington Post C SAIL director Andy Porter writes that the focus of education reform should be implementing more rigorous content not standardized testing Discover Your Passion Watch the Video More News excellence in education About PENN GSE The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is one of the nation s premier education schools At Penn GSE students and faculty enjoy an Ivy League environment that supports both practical knowledge building and high quality research Our alumni are recognized as some of the world s most influential education leaders and our distinguished professors are pioneers in their fields More About Penn GSE creating education leaders Explore our Degree Programs Or browse academics at Penn GSE by Academic Divisions Degree Offerings Format Options Academics at Penn GSE Penn GSE offers a vibrant array of high quality degree programs in education research and practice Renowned for our expertise in urban education policy research quantitative methods practitioner inquiry developmental psychology and qualitative analysis Penn GSE provides rigorous academic training and professional mentoring to help our students become effective leaders Graduates of our innovative and interdisciplinary programs are shaping the future of education More About Academics join the Ivy League Penn GSE Admissions Financial Aid We invite you to join the Ivy League

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  • M.S.Ed. in Counseling and Mental Health Services - CMHS | Penn GSE
    research in these areas The degree prepares students either to enter the Professional Counseling program at Penn GSE or to continue in a doctoral program at another university The program welcomes both full and part time students Fast Facts Overview Program of Study Faculty Alumni Contact Program FAQ Contact The Program Request More Info Apply Now Fast Facts Entry terms Fall Course Requirements 10 courses Typical Course Load Fall 4 courses Spring 4 courses Summer 2 courses Practical Experience Component Practicum 8 10 hours per week Culminating Experience Comprehensive Exam Certificate Licensure Offered Not until completion of Professional Counseling Program M Phil Ed Click here for a list of frequently asked questions View Admissions Requirements Overview This full time one calendar year master s program is a gateway to professional training in psychology mental health counseling school counseling and or research in these areas The CMHS program is designed to prepare students to either 1 enter the Professional Counseling program at Penn GSE see below or 2 continue on to doctoral programs at other institutions The program s innovative format combines coursework with practical field experience in preparation for future roles as mental health professionals who provide counseling services for children adolescents college students families and adults Students take core courses in counseling and human development in preparation for professional training in mental health counseling and related fields break point The Counseling and Mental Health Services CMHS M S Ed Program requires a minimum of 10 course units of approved graduate work beyond the baccalaureate degree In addition all students must take a written comprehensive examination and complete a two semester practicum field placement Students typically complete the requirements in two semesters plus a summer term Satisfactory grades in Introductory Psychology courses are desired for matriculation into the Counseling and Mental Health Services Program however we review and regularly accept applicants from all academic backgrounds A two semester field placement provides the opportunity for students to learn and practice counseling skills in a professional and supportive environment Students select placements from GSE s pool of high quality training sites including mental health centers schools hospitals and colleges Students receive supervision both on site and in a small seminar group format The coursework and practical experience work together to reinforce the development of the student s emerging professional identity and to prepare the student for a successful career in the field of counseling and mental health services Counseling faculty serve as mentors and advisors guiding students in their professional and academic development Program of Study Core Courses Students in the Counseling and Mental Health Services CMHS M S Ed Program have multiple options for further study and career advancement here at Penn GSE At the end of the first fall semester students in the Counseling and Mental Health Services CMHS Program may apply to the Professional Counseling PC Program break point EDUC 560 Human Development EDUC 613 Group Counseling EDUC 663 Sociocultural Foundations in Counseling EDUC 667 Introduction to Statistics for

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  • M.S.Ed. in Education, Culture & Society | Penn GSE
    in this concentration thus focuses his her efforts on understanding the dynamics and challenges that local communities face and the potential role of education in fostering positive socially just and equitable change This concentration is best suited for students interested in community advocacy activism practitioner oriented inquiry educational non profits or other forms of community engagement In addition to all of the requirements laid out by the ECS program students opting for this concentration use three of their elective courses to focus on these issues In particular they are required 1 to have a community field experience in greater Philadelphia usually through a graduate level Academically Based Community Service course at Penn and 2 to complete two community concentration electives in conference with their faculty advisor The students master s paper must further highlight issues central to this concentration ECS applicants interested in the concentration program should discuss his her interest in the personal statement of his her application to GSE and will need to declare the concentration in his her first semester of study Dual Degree Master s Program Education Culture and Society Social Work The Master of Social Work and the Education Culture and Society Program are coming together to offer a two and a half year dual degree program This program allows students to bring to bear a strong foundation in educational theory and practice on a mission of social justice and social change for individuals families and communities ECS applicants interested in the joint program should discuss his her interest in the dual program in the personal statement of his her application to GSE Notes on Admission Teaching experience is not required All aspects of the application are reviewed including personal statement transcripts GRE scores GRE Writing scores previous degrees and GPA TOEFL scores where appropriate and letters of recommendation Strong personal statements are critical A particular score will neither preclude nor guarantee admission Scholarships The Education Culture and Society program has scholarship funding available that can provide partial tuition support to full time students in their first year of study at the master s level The Program seeks to provide assistance to as many eligible candidates as possible currently awarding scholarships to 75 of our incoming master s students There is no separate application for these scholarships award decisions are made at the time of application review Program funding is based on an overall evaluation of academic merit For more information visit the Financial Aid website Graduate Assistantships The Education Culture and Society program offers a handful of graduate assistantships each year for students to provide assistance in community building social media event planning and faculty support The GA position is not a research position although opportunities to work on research projects may arise Students are automatically considered for a graduate assistantship when they apply which are awarded as part of a student s funding package There is no separate application for a graduate assistantship Program of Study Core Requirements EDUC 544 School and Society

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  • M.S.Ed. in Education Entrepreneurship | Penn GSE
    executive program Culminating Experience Capstone Project View Admissions Requirements Overview It is delivered as an executive style program using nontraditional scheduling and some blended distance education to accommodate working adults Students attend multiple on site intensive sessions at the University of Pennsylvania over the course of the program and complete synchronous and asynchronous online work between these sessions All students complete core courses within each of the three domains as well as a capstone project Graduates of the program leave not only with a more robust entrepreneurial mindset but also with concrete skills that will prepare you to undertake new ventures in your chosen area of interest VIDEO Education Entrepreneurship Creating What s Possible A Community of Education Entrepreneurs As a national leader in education research and preparing educational leaders Penn GSE is continually on the forefront of impactful innovation From the Milken Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition to the Education Design Studio Inc we are committed to advancing innovation in education and preparing the next generation of creative leaders Join our community of education entrepreneurs and study alongside the nation s finest minds and boldest innovators Program of Study Core Requirements Students in the M S Ed in Education Entrepreneurship program will acquire a strong grounding in three domains Foundations of Education Business Essentials and Entrepreneurial Management of Knowledge Within the education domain students will learn about the connections between policy and pedagogy as well as the history structure and goals of schooling The business domain will focus on marketing finance and operations as they pertain to venture creation in general and to schools in particular The entrepreneurial management of knowledge domain will provide students with an understanding of how to move research into practice technology management intellectual property management and communications The combination and integration of all three domains will offer students a comprehensive perspective on innovative ventures in education and position them to create or join such ventures Domain 1 Foundations of Education FE In this domain students study current education systems and policies as well as the history of how these systems and policies evolved Students also learn about the history theory and application of various pedagogies and modes of school organization as well as how they affect and are affected by government policy and public pressures Students also study the changing landscape of delivery systems in urban public education Domain 2 Business Essentials BE In this domain students learn about the financial operational legal and marketing aspects of starting and running a business This domain provides students with core business skills and experiences that they can use to become entrepreneurs in education and to navigate the business aspects of school creation and administration The program includes three core business courses Domain 3 Entrepreneurial Management of Knowledge EMK In this domain students learn about how entrepreneurs can influence the creation advancement and successful exploitation of knowledge How are entrepreneurial insights achieved and developed How is technology profitably managed and intellectual property rights protected How do

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  • M.S.Ed. in Education Policy | Penn GSE
    in such organizations as federal and state education departments and education policy research institutes Fast Facts Overview Program of Study Courses Faculty Contact Contact The Program Request More Info Apply Now Fast Facts Prerequisites None but research experience is helpful Entry terms Fall only Course Requirements 10 courses 7 required 3 elective Typical Course Load Fall 4 courses Spring 4 Courses Summer 2 courses Culminating Experience Master s Research Paper View Admissions Requirements Overview The one year M S Ed degree in Education Policy requires 10 courses of approved graduate work beyond the baccalaureate degree Students in the program usually complete courses in a 4 4 2 pattern i e four courses in each of the Fall and Spring semesters and two during the Summer term Students must write a master s research paper in order to complete the degree Program of Study Important Documents Education Policy M S Ed Planned Program of Study Education Policy Master s Research Paper Education Policy Course Descriptions Fall 2014 Course Roster Spring 2015 Course Roster Program of Study Courses 10 course units minimum along with an acceptable master s research paper are required for the M S Ed degree in Education Policy One Disciplinary Foundations course EDUC 559 Sociology of Education EDUC 548 American Education Reform History Policy Practice EDUC 524 Philosophical Aspects of Education Policy EDUC 601 Economic Aspects of Education Policy EDUC 545 Politics of Education One REQUIRED Methods course EDUC 591 Applied Research Methods to Inform Policy and Practice One additional Methods course EDUC 682 Qualitative Modes of Inquiry EDUC 667 Introductory Statistics for Educational Research Or another research methodology course as approved by the student s advisor Three Education Policy related courses chosen from the list below EDUC 720 Teachers and Teaching Policy EDUC 707 U S School Policy and Reform EDUC 614 Child Development and Social Policy EDUC 519 Evolution of Assessment EDUC 545 Education Research Practicum EDUC 559 Sociology of Education Master s Research Paper In consultation with their academic advisor Education Policy M S Ed students are required to propose write and pass a master s research paper in order to satisfy the degree requirements To this end students are required to take EDUC 668 Master s Paper Seminar in the spring semester Distribution Requirement GSE requires all M S Ed students to complete a graduate level GSE course outside the specialization in which they are enrolled Ed Policy M S Ed degree students fulfill this requirement automatically by 3 above Three elective courses Elective courses may be taken at any school at Penn Any courses listed above other than EDUC 591 qualify as elective courses Courses must be at the 500 level or above and taken for a letter grade no pass fail Students must consult their academic advisor before enrolling in any course outside of the Graduate School of Education Click here to see a list of recommended elective courses EDUC 708 Schools as Organizations EDUC 716 Public Policy Issues in Higher Education EDUC

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  • Executive Program in School and Mental Health Counseling M.S.Ed. - SMHC | Penn GSE
    faculty staff press Support Penn GSE QUICK LINKS Apply Academic Calendar Canvas Access Directories Contact Events Calendar Facility Services GSE News IT Services Penn GSE Online Store Penn Library PennPortal U Penn Webmail Search this site About GSE Leadership Penn GSE International Penn GSE in Philly Diversity Penn GSE Contact Us Academics Academic Divisions Degree Options Study Formats Contact a Division Request Information Admissions Financial Aid Campus Visits Events Request Information Tuition Affordability Application Instructions Timelines Frequently Asked Questions Online Application Faculty Research Our Faculty Research Centers Projects Initiatives Faculty Bookshelf Academic Journals Lecture Series Colloquia Open Faculty Positions Our Students Class Profile Diversity Penn GSE Student Organizations Student Publications Student Blogs Philadelphia Penn Student Research Opportunities Our Alumni Alumni Magazine Education Alumni Association Events Awards Support Penn GSE Home Academics Applied Psychology Human Development Division Executive Program in School and Mental Health Counseling M S Ed Executive Program in School and Mental Health Counseling M S Ed SMHC Part of the Applied Psychology and Human Development Division The M S Ed Executive Program in School and Mental Health Counseling is designed for working professionals embarking on careers as either school or mental health counselors The program is organized around

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  • M.S.Ed. in Higher Education | Penn GSE
    and writing intensive and involve discussion oriented seminars individual and group projects interactive case studies and hands on work based applications of learning Most full time Masters students also participate 15 20 hours per week in an internship as a graduate assistant learning about higher education management from a practical perspective The graduate assistant or GA internship program helps to offset the costs of tuition while giving students work experience in their field of study Program of Study Core Requirements Full Time Master s Students CU Count The Higher Education Master s of Science in Education degree requires 10 Course Units Under this planned program of study students are enrolled in 5 CUs of coursework per semester Your academic advisor will assist in planning an appropriate program of study to meet degree requirements Students may elect in consultation with their academic advisor to enroll in an alternate program of study Higher Education Required Courses The core curriculum provides a broad foundational knowledge of the enterprise of higher education with a requirement of six Higher Education courses These include but are not limited to EDUC 504 Contemporary Issues in Higher Education EDUC 607 Faculty and Academic Governance EDUC 640 History of American Higher Education EDUC 642 Higher Education in American Society Students must also complete EDUC 592 Professional Development in Higher Education and at least four additional Higher Education Courses EDUC 592 is only required for students with fewer than 5 years of professional work experience Students with more than 5 years of work experience may petition to be exempt from EDUC 592 from the instructor Students should meet with their faculty academic advisor to discuss requirements for this course Distribution requirement Candidates for the M S Ed degree must demonstrate knowledge of the field of education beyond the area of specialization This requirement is met by satisfying the distribution requirement To meet the distribution requirement students must complete one approved graduate level GSE course outside the Higher Education division earning a grade of B or better Elective courses Elective courses may be taken at any school at Penn however the majority of Higher Ed students fulfill their electives within the division Courses must be at the 500 level or above and students must consult their academic advisor before enrolling in any course outside of the Graduate School of Education Graduate Assistantship All full time Higher Education M S Ed students are encouraged to seek graduate assistantships These positions typically entail 15 20 hours of work per week and may coincide with EDUC 592 though students do not earn course credit for assistantships Comprehensive examination Higher Education master s degree candidates must pass a comprehensive exam in order to graduate The exam requires students to apply their foundational knowledge of higher education To qualify to take the examination students must have completed at least six Higher Education course units or be enrolled in at least the sixth course unit The exam is given in both the fall and spring terms Under

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  • M.S.Ed. in Intercultural Communication (ICC) | Penn GSE
    of different cultural groups including linguistic social racial ethnic national gender and other groupings The core courses examine linguistic and social practices that occur in face to face interaction the cultural expectations and ideologies that inform communicative practices the cultural dynamics of power and identity and the practical application of these principles in a variety of work environments break point A degree in intercultural communication can help prepare students for a broad range of careers such as international student advising educational cultural exchange refugee resettlement program development and administration and other social service fields The program encourages students to take advantage of the many opportunities that the University of Pennsylvania and the city of Philadelphia offer as they work with their advisors to design a course of study that best meets their academic and professional needs Within GSE electives in higher education anthropology and education TESOL educational policy and management counseling and international education are available Other schools at Penn offer courses in Anthropology Communication Studies Social Work Linguistics Policy and Law among others Program of Study Core Courses EDUC 676 Discursive Approaches in Intercultural Communication Fall EDUC 537 Educational Linguistics Fall EDUC 546 Sociolinguistics in Education Spring EDUC 593 Experiential Learning Design for Intercultural Communication Spring One Discourse Analysis Course choose between EDUC 517 Classroom Discourse Interaction Spring Summer EDUC 572 Language Gender Spring EDUC 577 Conversation Analysis for Second Language Teaching Research Summer not every year EDUC 641 Language the Professions Summer not every year EDUC 650 Communication Culture in Context Spring EDUC 710 Methods of Discourse Analysis Fall offered by ECS Division EDUC 806 Narrating the Self Fall offered by ECS Division EDUC 567 Internship ICC taken after completion of the ICC Internship described below break point Elective Courses 6 Elective Courses One Distribution course outside of the Educational Linguistics Reading Writing Literacy Divisions but within GSE one course must be in the Educational Linguistics or Reading Writing Literacy Divisions four additional courses in or outside of the Graduate School of Education Examples include EDUC 679 Language for Specific Purposes Fall required in first semester for international students EDUC 502 Citizen Sociolinguistics Spring EDUC 505 Globalization the University Fall offered by HED Division EDUC 514 Education in Developing Countries Fall offered by ECS Division EDUC 516 Teaching Second Language Writing Fall EDUC 526 Technology for Educators Summer offered by TLL Division EDUC 527 Approaches to Teaching English Other Modern Languages Fall Spring EDUC 535 Literature for Children Adolescents Summer Fall offered by RWL Division EDUC 539 Teaching Performance Arts for Cross Cultural Education TPACE Fall EDUC 544 School Society Fall Spring offered by ECS Division EDUC 547 Anthropology Education Fall Spring offered by ECS Division EDUC 566 Cross Cultural Awareness PACE Spring EDUC 577 Selected Topics in Educational Linguistics Autism Language Reasoning Summer Indigenous Education Language Revitalization Spring Listening in a Second Foreign Language Summer The Sociolinguistics of Super Diversity Summer EDUC 579 Intercultural Communication Miscommunication Summer EDUC 590 Gender Education Spring offered by TLL Division EDUC

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