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WVSU offers new education degree with focus on minority, poor students

By Staff reports

INSTITUTE, W.Va. -- West Virginia State University will offer a new master's degree in multicultural instructional leadership designed for teachers seeking further education.

The program, slated for the spring 2014 semester, will provide opportunities for graduate study and research and will primarily focus on teaching in school districts with a high minority or poverty student demographic.

"The new Master of Education program will allow good teachers to become better teachers by providing them with the most current multicultural instructional practices," said Sandra Orr, chairwoman of the Education Department at WVSU.

Admission requirements to the program include a bachelor's degree with an overall GPA of 2.75 and 370+ on the Miller's Analogy Test; three years of public school experience; and successful completion of the application process.

The deadline to apply for admission for the spring semester is Nov. 15.

 


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