A Foundation of Excellence

Blue Mountain College has a reputation for producing quality teachers.  With the addition of the Master of Education Degree in Elementary Education, Master of Education Degree in Literacy/Reading K-12 (30-credit hour programs), and the Master of Education in Secondary Education - Biology (a 30-33 credit hour program). BMC is building on its program of excellence that has benefited the teaching profession, countless communities, and  thousands of children that have been touched by the lives of BMC graduates.


Core Courses:  30-33 Total Hours

The Master of Education in Elementary Education and the Master of Education in Literacy/Reading K-12 require 30 semester hours of graduate work.  The Master of Education in Secondary Education/Biology requires 12 hours of core education courses and 19-21 hours of graduate biology courses to include one laboratory-based course. 

Option for National Board Certification (NBC)
An additional 3-6 hour option will be offered for students seeking National Board Certification.  ED 640 Special Topics in Elementary, will be included in the track for NBC and ED 605 Instruction Design.

In an effort to meet the needs of working teachers, Blue Mountain College has  scheduled graduate classes at times when students can attend - during summer months, nights, weekends, and hybrid classes. 

Students will find Blue Mountain College’s central location a plus when considering traveling costs associated with graduate education.  At $335 per semester hour, the graduate tuition is competitive with institutions of higher learning in the region.

Graduate Catalog
Blue Mountain College's GRADUATE CATALOG contains detailed information about the Master of Education Degree. Previous years catalogs

Graduate Handbook
Blue Mountain College's GRADUATE HANDBOOK contains detailed information for graduate students participating in the Master of Education Degree programs.

Academic Calendar

For additional information, contact
Blue Mountain College
Education Department
P.O. Box 160 • Blue Mountain, MS  38610
1-662-685-4771 (Ext. 238)

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