Master of Education - 36 Hours

Professional Foundation Core (18 Hours): see self-advising chart

ED505  Liberal Arts in Education (3)

ED514  Instructional Technology (3)

ED516  Exceptional and Diverse Learners (3)
May substitute ED602, ED623, or ED625 (VESi courses).

ED595  Introduction to Educational Research (3)

ED596  Final Project (3)

PS501  American Public School Law (3)

Professional Teaching Core (18 Hours): Students may request a course substitution for all tracks except for Mathematics. The course substitution form is available in the Graduate Studies Office. All substitutions are subject to approval of the Dean of the University.

Courses are approved for a specific standard; a student must successfully complete coursework in at least four (4) of the five (5) following standards:

  • Content knowledge
  • Planning and preparing for instruction
  • Delivery of instruction that meets multiple learning needs of students
  • Monitoring and assessment
  • Individual and classroom management

Students who wish to focus their graduate studies on Mathematics may choose to replace the Professional Teaching Core with the following courses in Mathematics:

MA503  History of Mathematics (3)

MA515  Advanced Statistics (4)

MA517  Modern Algebra (4)

MA518  Matrices and Linear Algebra (3)

MA521  Introduction to Real Analysis (3)

MA522  Writing Mathematical Documents (2)

MA523  Introduction to Complex Variables (3)

Students who wish to focus their graduate studies on Athletic Administration may choose to replace the Professional Teaching Core with the following courses in Education and Psychology. Students electing the Athletic Administration Emphasis must also complete the 18 hour Professional Foundation Core that is required of all M.Ed. students.

ED507  Foundations of Educational Administration (3)

ED547  Introduction to Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletic Program Administration I (3)

ED548  Introduction to Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletic Program Administration II (3)

ED549  Introduction to Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletic Program Administration III (3)

ED525  Teacher Leadership (3)

PY523  Human Growth and Development (3)

Students who wish to focus their graduate studies in the area of Special Education may choose to replace the Professional Teaching Core with the following courses in Special Education.  Students electing this emphasis must also complete the 18 hour Professional Foundation Core, which is required of all M.Ed. students.

SE503  Introduction to Graduate Study in Special Education (3)

PY543  Advanced  Psychology for the Exceptional Child (2)

SE533  Special Education Law (3)

SE545  Advanced Behavior Management (3)

SE513  Advanced Curriculum and Assessment (3)

SE508  Advanced Organization and Management (2)

SE514  Special Education Internship (3)

ED618  Educational Assessment:  Assessing Student Learning in the Classroom (2)

Students who wish to focus their graduate studies in the area of Applied Behavior Analysis may choose to replace the Professional Teaching Core with the following courses in Applied Behavior Analysis.  Students electing this emphasis must also complete the 18 hour Professional Foundation Core, which is required of all M.Ed. students.

AB501  Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) I (4)

AB502  Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) II (4)

AB503  Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) III (4)

AB504  Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) IV (4)

AB505  Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) V (3)

 
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