Students complete a minimum of 36 credits of specialized study in English education. All students must pass a comprehensive examination to complete the degree.
Students who have completed the English Education certification program at the University of Pittsburgh may transfer up to 18 graduate-level course credits from their certification coursework to the MEd program. Students should consult their advisors for the exact number of credits they can transfer.
MEd English and Communications Education Core Curriculum
The elective courses may be taken in the School of Education or from other schools/departments, such as English Language or Linguistics, as long as the courses support the student’s professional growth in English Education and are approved by the student’s advisor. Pitt online courses that will count as electives are: IL 2201, IL 2257, ADMPS 2117.