Master of Arts in Education Degree in Secondary Education-P-12 Instructional Leadership
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)
Prerequisite: valid Class B professional educator certificate in the field of study.
|ED 000||Graduate Orientation||0|
|ED 601||Methods of Educational Research||3|
|or HPE 600||Research Methods|
|ED 603||Trends, Issues, and Diversity in Learning||3|
|ED 605||Curriculum Development||3|
|ED 634||Advanced Methods of Teaching in Grades 6-12||3|
|ED 655||Evaluation in Modern Education||3|
|EEX 605||Survey of Students with Disabilities 1||3|
|CHD 604||Human Growth and Development||3|
|or ED 644||Ethics and Education|
If requirement has been satisfied, a three-hour education or teaching field elective is required.
Teaching field requirements listed according to each major below. Note: Secondary education candidates may select a technology option. See academic advisor for specific requirements.
Instructional Support Programs (P-12)
P-12 Instructional Leadership (Master’s degree program)
Prerequisite: valid Class B or Class A professional educator certification in teaching field or instructional support area.
|Required Professional Education Courses|
|IL 690||Development of Educational Human Resources||3|
|IL 691||Financial and Material Resources for School Improvement||3|
|IL 694||Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Student Learning||3|
|IL 695||Legal and Ethical Responsibilities||3|
|IL 696||Internship and Residency for Instructional Leadership||3|
|IL 697||Leadership for Successful Schools and Partnerships||3|
|EEX 605||Survey of Students with Disabilities (If not previously completed)||3|
Instructional Leadership candidates must have a passing score on the appropriate Praxis II exam. See Certification Officer for exam requirements.