Master of Science (MS)

Administration (MA)

The Master of Arts in Administration develops the critical administrative competencies that contribute to workplace success. This graduate degree program is designed for adult learners focusing on administration, leadership, communication, and teamwork. You gain a foundation in administrative theories, applications and approaches within the broad social, economic, technological, and political environments of private, public, or nonprofit organizations. This program fully available both in class and online.

Administration (MA) Online

The Master of Arts in Administration (MAA) degree program is designed for working professionals with increasing responsibility for leading and managing modern organizations. It is a thirty six (36) credit hour graduate degree program that addresses topics related to administration, leadership, applied research, values and ethics, strategy, human resources, diversity, finance, project management, and information technology.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)

This specialization is CACREP-accredited and includes the academic requirements for certification as a mental health practitioner and for licensure as a Mental Health Counselor. This program provides the necessary coursework to prepare students to function as a Mental Health Counselor in applied settings.

Counseling (MS) Specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

This specialization is CACREP-accredited and includes the academic requirements for certification as a mental health practitioner and for licensure as a Mental Health Counselor. This program provides the necessary coursework to prepare students to function as a Mental Health Counselor in applied settings.

Counseling (MS) Specialization in Marital, Couple, Family Counseling & Therapy

This specialization is CACREP-accredited and includes the academic requirements for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. This program provides the necessary coursework to prepare students to function as a Marriage and Family Therapist in applied settings.

Counseling (MS) Specialization in School Counseling

This specialization is CACREP-accredited and approved by the Florida State Department of Education to prepare school counselors at the elementary and secondary levels and leads to Florida certification in Guidance and Counseling PK-12. Provides the necessary coursework to prepare students to function as a school counselor in applied school settings, including counseling students, and consulting with teachers, administrators, and parents within the school setting.

Curriculum and Instruction (MS) Online Specialization in Early and Middle Childhood Education

The Barry University Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Early and Middle Childhood Education online program gives you a comprehensive understanding of how to develop curriculum using educational theory and student evaluation. Graduates will be able to adhere to organizational standards to evaluate, design, and implement instructional materials.

Curriculum and Instruction (MS) Online Specialization in Mathematics Education

The Barry University Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Mathematics Education online program is designed for P-12 teachers aspiring to add mathematics pedagogy and current theoretical knowledge into their instructional practices.

Curriculum and Instruction (MS) Specialization in Early and Middle Childhood

Designed for Preschool – 8th grade educators, this program has core courses designed to enhance curriculum expertise, pedagogical knowledge, and teacher leadership with an interdisciplinary specialization which focuses on increasing content area knowledge.

Curriculum and Instruction (MS) Specialization in English

Designed for educators working at the middle or secondary levels, this program's core courses enhance curriculum expertise, pedagogical knowledge and teacher leadership with a specialization core aimed at enhancing content area knowledge in the areas of English, Literature and Writing.

Curriculum and Instruction (MS) Specialization in Mathematics Education

Designed for both practicing and future educators at the P-12 levels who want to develop the latest theoretical knowledge in mathematics pedagogy and the integration of this knowledge into instructional practices.

Curriculum and Instruction (MS) Specialization in Social Sciences

Designed for educators working at the middle or secondary levels, this program has core courses aimed to enhance curriculum expertise, pedagogical knowledge and teacher leadership with a specialization core aimed at enhancing content area knowledge in the areas of sociology, American history, government and political science.

Early and Middle Childhood Specialization - Curriculum and Instruction (MS)

Designed for Preschool – 8th grade educators, this program has core courses designed to enhance curriculum expertise, pedagogical knowledge, and teacher leadership with an interdisciplinary specialization which focuses on increasing content area knowledge.

Educational Leadership (MS)

Obtain a master's degree and Level I Florida state certification in Educational Leadership. This is a state approved program.

Educational Leadership (MS) Online

The Master of Science in Educational Leadership program from Barry University is designed for educators who want to pursue leadership opportunities both in state and out of state in private, charter, or parochial schools. This 100 percent online program, taught by the same distinguished faculty who teach on campus, will give you the knowledge and professional skill sets you need to become a professional leader.

Educational Leadership with Florida Certification (MS) Online

Gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions you need to become a highly accomplished professional leader in Florida public school districts—as well as charter, private, or parochial school settings—with a Master of Science in Educational Leadership with Florida Certification from Barry University. This 100 percent online program is designed for Florida-certified teachers seeking to obtain Level I certification in Florida.

Educational Leadership without certification (MS)

Earn your master's degree and meet your professional needs with flexible choice of coursework. This program is for those who do not hold a professional teaching certificate.

English Specialization - Curriculum and Instruction (MS)

Designed for educators working at the middle or secondary levels, this program's core courses enhance curriculum expertise, pedagogical knowledge and teacher leadership with a specialization core aimed at enhancing content area knowledge in the areas of English, Literature and Writing.

Exceptional Student Education (MS)

This degree program offers a comprehensive understanding of various exceptionalities and the acquisition of valuable inclusionary strategies to meet the unique individual needs of children in elementary, middle, and secondary schools.

Exceptional Student Education (MS) Online

Learn the appropriate instructional strategies and techniques to address the needs of students with exceptionalities with a Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education from Barry University. This 100 percent online program is designed for working professionals—with or without teaching experience—who want to work with K-12 children and youth with mild disabilities, both academic and behavioral, inside or outside of public schools.

Higher Education Administration (MS)

This program covers areas such as organizational leadership, governance, research, and student development within the context of post-secondary education, vis-à-vis current issues such as, access, accountability, student demographics, and internationalization.

Higher Education Administration (MS) Online

The Master of Science in Higher Education Administration online program opens up dynamic leadership opportunities in higher education by giving you a broad perspective focusing on both student affairs and academic administration.

Human Resource Development (MS)

This degree program focuses on key competencies surrounding individual, group, and organizational leadership. This program is designed for students to lead and manage change in organizations and develop people in the workplace. Career opportunities include positions like Director of Human Resources, Manager of Training, or Career Coach.

Marital, Couple, Family Counseling & Therapy (MS)

This specialization is CACREP-accredited and includes the academic requirements for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. This program provides the necessary coursework to prepare students to function as a Marriage and Family Therapist in applied settings.

Montessori (MS) Specialization in Early Childhood Education

This degree prepares one to implement a holistic, personalized, self-paced, hands-on developmentally appropriate curriculum for young children (ages two and a half through six) using the Montessori Method.

Montessori (MS) Specialization in Elementary Education

This degree prepares one to implement a holistic, personalized, self-paced, hands-on developmentally appropriate curriculum for children (ages six through twelve) using the Montessori Method.

Reading (MS)

A Master of Science in Reading prepares the educator to become a reading specialist, reading leader, reading coach, or reading resource person who works in the K-12 school environment. This program is state approved and meets the requirements of the Florida reading certification. This certification has reciprocity with several states. Current Florida certification credentials are required for admission to the MS in Reading program.

Reading (MS) Online

The Master of Science in Reading online program empowers you to guide students with reading difficulties by providing hands-on and practical skills that can lead to career advancement. Our online coursework is taught by the same dedicated faculty who teach on campus. You can complete your degree in as few as 18 months.

Reading Endorsement

The state approved Reading Endorsement option is available for students who do not wish to obtain a master's degree, but still wish to meet state requirements and become a highly-qualified teacher of Reading. This program requires that you hold a Florida State Teaching Certification.

Reading without certification (MS)

This degree prepares the educator to become a reading specialist, reading leader, reading coach, or reading resource person who works in the K-12 school environment. Current Florida Teacher Educator's certification credentials are not necessarily a requirement for admission to this graduate program.

School Counseling (MS)

This specialization is CACREP-accredited and approved by the Florida State Department of Education to prepare school counselors at the elementary and secondary levels and leads to Florida certification in Guidance and Counseling PK-12. Provides the necessary coursework to prepare students to function as a school counselor in applied school settings, including counseling students, and consulting with teachers, administrators, and parents within the school setting.

School Psychology (MS)

This degree program is designed for students who wish to work closely with individuals from birth to age 21 in the school environment.

Social Sciences Specialization - Curriculum and Instruction (MS)

Designed for educators working at the middle or secondary levels, this program has core courses aimed to enhance curriculum expertise, pedagogical knowledge and teacher leadership with a specialization core aimed at enhancing content area knowledge in the areas of sociology, American history, government and political science.

Special Education (Exceptional Student Education, MS)

This degree program offers a comprehensive understanding of various exceptionalities and the acquisition of valuable inclusionary strategies to meet the unique individual needs of children in elementary, middle, and secondary schools.