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.
See academic advisor for specific teaching field requirements.
|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||3|
|Select one from the following:||3|
|Human Growth and Development|
|Multicultural Issues of Teaching ESOL|
|Digital Literacy Instructional Context|
|History and Philosophy of Education|
|Ethics and Education|
|Special Topics in Education|
|Advisor-approved graduate coursework related to physical education (HPE or SRM); six hours must be at the 600-level||12|
If requirement has been satisfied, a three-hour state approved diversity course is required.
ED 000 is taken in the final semester.