Central Methodist University offers four Masters programs through the College of Graduate and Extended Studies.
Master of Education
The Master of Education program is primarily designed for the growth and advancement of educational professionals who desire to a) complete an accredited master's degree; b) complete requirement to advance through the tiered levels of teacher classifications; and/or c) complete specific required coursework to obtain additional content area endorsements or certifications from Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
Master of Music Education
The Master of Music Education program is structured to meet the needs of practicing music educators who want to pursue an advanced degree while staying in their current teaching positions. Through the MME program, students have the opportunity to learn advanced educational techniques, to develop musical maturity, and to investigate current issues in music education. The skills and knowledge developed in the program will have an immediate impact on the school music classrooms of the graduate students.
This program is available in Fayette.
Master Science in Clinical Counseling
The Master of Science in Clinical Counseling program is designed to prepare practitioners to function as professional counselors who meet the State of Missouri's requirements as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Graduates will be employable in clinical counseling arenas such as correctional centers and psychiatric institutions, or in private practice. They may be eligible to obtain a license in Missouri as a professional counselor, pending satisfactory completion of requirements.
Master of Science in Nursing
The Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader program provides opportunities for qualified students to acquire advanced knowledge and skills in nursing to enable them to provide clinical leadership in the health care delivery system across all settings in which health care is delivered. The CNL assumes accountability for client care outcomes through the assimilation and application of evidence-based information to design, implement, and evaluate the process of health care delivery.
This program is available Online.