Master of Arts in Education Degree in Secondary Education-English for Speakers of Other Languages P-12

Master of Arts in Education Degree

The Master of Arts in Education degree is awarded in the following major fields: school counseling, instructional leadership, elementary education K-6, P-12 education, secondary education, and special education: collaborative teacher K-6 and/or 6-12. Programs range from 33-48 semester hours. See specific program requirements below.

Secondary Education (6-12) (ALSDE/NCATE  Approved)
Secondary Education

Prerequisite: valid Class B professional educator certificate in the field of study.

Required Courses
ED 000Graduate Orientation0
ED 601Methods of Educational Research3
or HPE 600 Research Methods
ED 603Trends, Issues, and Diversity in Learning3
ED 605Curriculum Development3
ED 634Advanced Methods of Teaching in Grades 6-123
ED 655Evaluation in Modern Education3
EEX 605Survey of Students with Disabilities 13
CHD 604Human Growth and Development3
or ED 644 Ethics and Education
Total Hours21

Teaching field requirements listed according to each major below.  Note: Secondary education candidates may select a technology option.  See academic advisor for specific requirements.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (P-12) (ALSDE/NCATE Approved)

Prerequisite: Class B professional certificate in any teaching field.

Required Courses
ED 000Graduate Orientation0
ED 601Methods of Educational Research3
ED 603Trends, Issues, and Diversity in Learning3
ED 605Curriculum Development3
ED 634Advanced Methods of Teaching in Grades 6-123
ED 655Evaluation in Modern Education3
CHD 604Human Growth and Development3
or ED 644 Ethics and Education
EEX 605Survey of Students with Disabilities (If requirement not previously met at undergraduate level)3
ED 515Methodology and Assessment of Teaching English as a Second Language3
ED 608Advanced Topics in ESOL3
ED 610Multicultural Issues of Teaching ESOL3
ED 621Internship in ESOL (P-12)3
EN 641English Linguistics3
Three hours of advisor-approved graduate coursework related to ESOL3
Total Hours39

ESOL candidates must have a passing score on the appropriate Praxis II exams.  See Certification Officer or exam requirements.