Master of Arts in Education Degree
The Master of Arts in Education degree is awarded in the following major fields: school counseling, instructional leadership, early childhood education PK-3, elementary education K-6, P-12 education, secondary education, and special education: collaborative teacher K-6 and/or 6-12. Programs range from 33-51 semester hours. See program requirements below.
Prerequisite: valid Class B professional educator certificate in the field of study.
|Required Courses for Secondary Education (6-12) (ALSDE/NCATE Approved) Secondary Education|
|ED 000||Graduate Capstone||0|
|ED 601||Methods of Educational Research||3|
|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||0-3|
|Select one from the following:||3|
|Human Growth and Development|
|Digital Literacy Instructional Context|
|History and Philosophy of Education|
|Ethics and Education|
|Special Topics in Education|
|Required courses for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (P-12) (ALSDE/NCATE Approved)|
|ED 515||Methodology and Assessment of Teaching English as a Second Language||3|
|ED 608||Advanced Topics in ESOL||3|
|ED 610||Multicultural Issues of Teaching ESOL||3|
|ED 621||Internship in ESOL (P-12)||3|
|EN 641||English Linguistics||3|
If requirement has been satisfied, a three-hour state approved diversity course is required. NOTE: ED 610 meets ESOL three-hour diversity requirement.
ED 000 is taken in the final semester.
Teaching field requirements listed according to each major below. See academic advisor for specific requirements.
ESOL candidates must have a passing score on the appropriate Praxis II exams. See Certification Officer for exam requirements.