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Phone: (307) 766-4300

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Email: distance@uwyo.edu

Master's Degrees

Education: Curriculum and Instruction
This program is for classroom teachers who are interested and committed to sharpening their professional craft. Included are courses in curriculum, instruction, assessment, multicultural education, and educational research.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/ci/ma-program/index.html

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MA, Higher Education Administration
The University of Wyoming’s Master of Arts program in Higher Education Administration is designed to prepare graduates for entry level administrative positions in higher education. It will focus on the relevant organizational, supervisory, planning, and budgeting skills needed by new administrators working at community colleges and universities.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/clad/higheredadmin/ma.html

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Education: Educational Leadership
The Principal Preparation Program is a comprehensive intern- ship-based leadership program leading to a Master of Arts degree in Education with an option in Educational Administration and a cognate in K-12 Educational Leadership as well as potential Wyoming  certification as a K-12 principal.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/profstudies/edleadership/ma.html

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Education: Special Education
The Master's in Education, with an option in Special Education prepares graduates for K-12 teaching positions to serve students with special needs. This program will benefit teachers seeking competence in instructional and positive behavioral strategies for students with learning/behavioral needs. Upon completion of this program, students will be eligible to apply to the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board for endorsement in K-12 Special Education.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/profstudies/specialed/ma.html

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Education: Online Instructional Technology
Students can take all of their coursework online with the exception of a campus visit for their final defense in the Capstone course. This degree program in instructional technology gives students the foundations to design, develop, implement, and evaluate instructional resources and systems in professional learning environments.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/profstudies/instech/ms.html

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English
The MA in English program provides an opportunity for Wyoming residents who are not able to live in Laramie full-time to receive an MA degree through a combination of summer classes and online classes throughout the regular school year. The degree proceeds more slowly than the on-campus MA so that students can continue with their regular employment and professional obligations while completing the program.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/english/master-of-arts/outreach.html


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Online MBA
The Online MBA Program  is specifically designed for experienced business professionals interested in an AACSB accredited, 100% online program that fits their busy schedules. This two-year program is for professionals interested in enhancing their understanding of business disciplines and applying them to making decisions. Beginning each fall, the cohort-based Online MBA program consists of 30 credit hours of coursework.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/mba/degree-programs/online-programs/index.html

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Family & Consumer Sciences: Human Development & Family Sciences *New for Fall 2017!
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences offers a program of study leading to a Master of Science degree. The majority of accepted students’ coursework will be in their designated discipline and related areas. All master’s degree options require a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework. Each student’s appointed committee will assist in formulating a plan of study within these program requirements. The objective of our graduate programs is to prepare students to be competent in the content studied; be competent in oral and written communications; be and independent and reflective learner; and integrate theory, research, and practice.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/fcs/graduate-programs/

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Kinesiology and Health
The M.S. in Kinesiology and Health is offered off-campus to distance students as a Plan B (non-thesis) option. The area of emphasis for the distance program is geared toward physical education teachers that are already certified to teach. This program does not lead to certification. It is also not for students who might have their undergraduate degree in anything other than physical education teaching.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/kandh/graduate-studies/graduate-programs.html

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Nursing: Online Nurse Educator (Application deadline is June 30, 2017 for fall 2017.)
The MS program of study is for nurses who desire to become nurse educators or nurse leaders in any academic or health-related setting. The program mission is to prepare transformational learners and leaders to advance nursing education and practice, thus, addressing the complexities in the 21st century healthcare system. Core curricular concepts woven through the curriculum include transformation, communication, interconnected global perspective, outcomes orientation, and rural population health.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/nursing/programs/ms-program/index.html

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Public Administration
The M.P.A. program provides education and training for professionals seeking careers in federal, state, or local government agencies and non-profit organizations.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/mpa/

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Speech-Language Hearing Leveling Program
The Speech, Language, and Hearing Leveling Program is an online, non-degree program that offers students foundational course in the discipline. It is designed for individuals returning to school with a completed bachelor's degree outside the major, but other students can also take these classes. The Leveling Program can be completed in one calendar year; the program provides students with foundational knowledge in the areas of speech, language, and hearing development in order to be eligible to apply to graduate programs in speech-language pathology and audiology. 
Please visit:  http://www.uwyo.edu/comdis/graduate-study/distance-leveling%20program.html

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Health Services Administration
The online Master of Science degree in Health Services Administration targets new and mid-career pharmacists and other healthcare professionals who want to become department directors, patient safety coordinators and/or directors, regulatory compliance officers, clinical research associates, health outcomes researchers or advance practice pharmacists. The program also benefits health care workers in fields such as management positions, pharmaceutical sales representatives, medical science liaisons and pharmacy technician educators as well as new clinical faculty at newly established pharmacy colleges. The program can be completed in two years of part-time study. Students must travel to the UW Laramie campus for two weekend seminars during the two-year program. Graduates will be expected to complete 30 credit hours of coursework and a comprehensive final exam. Coursework will be completed over five consecutive semesters. A prospective student should have earned at least a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Please visit: http://www.uwyo.edu/pharmacy/online-ms-program/

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Mental Health or School Counseling

The master's degree program is 61 credit hours.   Full-time students can complete their chosen specialty in a 3-year period through UW-Casper. The master's program in mental health or school counseling at UW Casper is moving toward CACREP accreditation.

Mental Health Counseling Program
Mental health counseling is a helping profession with national standards required for education, training, and clinical practice. Graduate education and clinical training prepares counselors to provide a full range of services for individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and children. Our mental health program prepares counselors to practice in a variety of settings such as independent practice, community agencies, integrated delivery systems, hospitals, and addictions treatment settings. Mental health counselors are uniquely skilled professionals who provide a full range of services.

School Counseling Program
The school counselor is a school leader who consults and collaborates with students, teachers, administrators, parents, and other members of the community to promote culturally relevant P-12 student growth in personal/social, career, and academic domains. On a daily basis, school counselors may offer a variety of direct services (e.g., classroom guidance, small groups) as well as systemic interventions (e.g., advocacy, consultation) to enhance student development. School counseling programs often encompass character education, conflict resolution, career planning, and much more to build on students' strengths.

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