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Higher Education in Maryland
Academic Program Proposal
Currently Under Review
Date Proposal Received Institution and Proposal Degree Awarded Name of Academic Program Objections Received Decision Deadline MHEC Final Decision Final Decision Date
3/11/2014

Messiah College

Program Proposal(pdf)

Multiple  OOS Renewal Application   9/11/2014  Authorized  9/18/2014 

OOS Renewal Application  Program Description

Previously approved programs with descriptions:The Master of Education (M.Ed.) program is structured to enhance individualsí abilities as an effective educator, leader and collaborator. These skills will prove invaluable when working with students, their families, and other educational professionals. This program offers concentrations in special education and TESOL.

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling program is designed to help prepare individuals to become competent counselors who are capable of working in a variety of settings. Students emerge prepared to serve others in the counseling process, develop leadership abilities in the counseling field, and reconcile relationships within the counseling setting. This program offers concentrations in clinical mental health, school, and marriage, couple and family counseling.

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Higher Education program prepares students to be transformative, visionary leaders for a variety of higher education settings. This program offers concentrations in student affairs and college athletics.

The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program is designed to prepare nurse educators at the graduate level to have an opportunity for entry-level teaching positions in undergraduate nursing education programs or to serve as clinical nurse educators in clinical practice settings. This program offers a concentration in nurse educator.

The Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders program is designed for individuals with a desire to learn more about teaching children and adolescents with autism.

The Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program is designed for students who desire additional coursework and training in TESOL.

The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Counseling program is designed for students who already have a masterís degree in an appropriate counseling-related field. This certificate helps students earn additional credits towards stat licensure or certification.

The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Nursing program is designed for registered nurses who already hold an advanced degree in nursing without a focus in nurse education but who would like to advance their career as a nurse educator.

Newly proposed programs with descriptions:The Master of Music (M.M.) in Conducting program is designed to enhance the abilities of a student as an effective music educator and conductor. The program offers three areas of concentration: Wind conducting, Orchestral conducting, Choral conducting and requires 48 credit hours.

The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Conducting program is designed specifically for music educators who have already earned their masterís degree. This program provides for the advancement of conducting and pedagogy skills. The program requires of 15 credit hours chosen from the curriculum of the Master of Music in Conducting.

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Strategic Leadership program is designed for professionals who seek to advance their career opportunities by becoming more effective at leading people and organizations. The program requires 30 credits hours, along with two field projects.

The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is designed for professionals who seek to advance their career opportunities by developing their leadership skills and the management tools to transform organizations. The program requires 42 credit hours with integrated capstone courses that bridge theory and practice.

The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Leadership program is designed for professionals who seek to advance their career opportunities by updating and upgrading their ability to lead people. The program requires 15 credit hours and a field project.

The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Management program is designed for professionals who seek to advance their career opportunities with advanced training that can be applied to their management challenges. The program requires 15 credit hours and a field project.


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