M.Ed. Comprehensive Examinations

The M.Ed. Comprehensive Examinations are one of the final components that all Master of Education (except Sports Administration) students must complete before they can graduate.

Students who are registering for the Comprehensive Examination must make sure they apply for graduation. The Registrar's Office will have more information about this process.

Montessori students should contact the Montessori Department at 513-745-3424 to get more information about their Comprehensive Exam.

The exam is a three-hour exam given once per semester. All exams begin at 8:00 am.

The Special Education Comprehensive Exam is a computer based examination given through the Blackboard system. Special Education students must be able to sign into Blackboard in order to take their exam.

The upcoming dates for the Comprehensive Exam are:

  • Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Registration & Study Guides

Students who are completing their 30th hour are invited to apply to take the Comprehensive Exam by completing the registration form.

Study guides are available for students to review the materials that will be covered in the exams. Students may pick one up from the Office of the Graduate School in 100 Hailstones Hall or download one of the guides below.

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Concentration Only

Students concentrating in the programs below will be given an examination in the area of their concentration only. Directors of concentration areas together with their staff will prepare and grade these exams.

CORE Areas

Students concentrating in Elementary and Secondary Education will take the Comprehensive Exam in the education survey courses only. This exam will test in four distinct areas. Teams of professors teaching these courses will construct and grade the exams.