Master of Science in Education II

In all phases of the master’s degree programs students will increase their knowledge in content areas; acquire skills and competencies in teaching and research, master educational theory and practice; understand the interaction among schools, families, community and social agencies; and be competent in using technology to enhance learning.

Requirements for completing the courses in the M.S.Ed. degree programs will include:

  1. text/readings using original sources;
  2. written work that emphasizes research, model programs, etc.;
  3. requirements that include developing model programs restructuring curriculum, reorganizing a class/school and
  4. in-depth reading of future studies with additional original ideas.

Master of Science in Education II - Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)

This program is for students who are already certified to teach and are seeking an additional certification.

Core Requirements
EDG 680Research Methods in Education3
EDG 690Master's Project3
Other Requirements
Adolescent Content/Pedagogy Requirement (These courses link content and pedagogy in specific content areas.)12
Professional Education Requirements
EDG 555Adv Literacy Theories/Practice Inclus Cl3
EDG 575Strategy&Technology for Inclusive Clsrm3
EDG 681Supervisd Internship Childhood PreK-6 (May course substitute based on experience)3
Graduate Education Elective 3
Total Credit Hours30

Master of Science in Education II - Dual Childhood/Special Education (Grades 1-6)

This program is for students who are already certified to teach and are seeking an additional certification.

Core Requirements
EDG 680Research Methods in Education3
EDG 690Master's Project3
EDG 675Educational Technology in Special Educ3
Education Requirements
EDG 515Introduction to Special Edu Perspective3
EDG 525Assess: Pract/Legalities Stud W/Disabil3
EDG 646Collaborative Consultation3
EDG 649Literacy Proc & Strat Stu Spec Need K-123
EDG 655Edu Strat/Students with Disabl3
EDG 682Supv Internship in Special Education 1-6 (May course substitute based on experience)3-6
Other Requirements
Childhood Content/Pedagogy Requirement (These courses link content and pedagogy in specific content areas.)12
Total Credit Hours39-42

Master of Science in Education II - Adolescent Education (Grades 7-12)

This program is for students who are already certified to teach and are seeking an additional certification.

Core Requirements
EDG 680Research Methods in Education3
EDG 690Master's Project3
Select one from the following Technology Courses:3
Technology for Classroom Integration
Curriculum and Technology Strategies
Educational Technology in Special Educ
Other Requirements
Adolescent Content/Pedagogy Requirement (These courses link content and pedagogy in specific content areas.)12
Professional Education Requirements
EDG 560Literacy Development Across Curriculum3
EDG 570Adolescent Strategies and Technology4
EDG 580Pedagogical Content Knowledge3
EDG 683Supv Internship Adolescent Educat 7-12 (May course substitute based on experience)3
Graduate EducationElective 3
Total Credit Hours37

Master of Science in Education II - Dual Adolescent/Special Education (Grades 7-12)

This program is for students who are already certified to teach and are seeking an additional certification.

Core Requirements
EDG 675Educational Technology in Special Educ3
EDG 680Research Methods in Education3
EDG 690Master's Project3
Other Requirements
Adolescent Content/Pedagogy Requirement (These courses link content and pedagogy in specific content areas.)12
Professional Education Requirements
EDG 515Introduction to Special Edu Perspective3
EDG 525Assess: Pract/Legalities Stud W/Disabil3
EDG 646Collaborative Consultation3
EDG 647Curric Adapt/Stu With Disabil (7-12)3
EDG 649Literacy Proc & Strat Stu Spec Need K-123
EDG 684Supv Internship Adolescent Spec Ed 7-12 (May course substitute based on experience)3-6
Total Credit Hours39-42

Master of Science in Education II - Literacy Education (Birth - grade 6)

This program is for students who are already certified to teach and are seeking additional certification.

Core Requirements
EDG 680Research Methods in Education3
EDG 690Master's Project3
EDR 672Foundations of New Literacies & Technol3
Other Requirements
EDG 505Found Hum Dev & Lrn in Cultural Contexts3
EDG 625Teaching Children's Literature3
Professional Education Requirements
EDG 530Multicultur Literacy Methods - Secondary3
EDG 649Literacy Proc & Strat Stu Spec Need K-123
EDG 681Supervisd Internship Childhood PreK-63
EDR 600Literacy Learning & Composing Process3
EDR 601Diag, Remed & Collab for Literacy Learn3
EDR 602Reading Specialist in the Real World3
EDR 685Supv Intern Comm Literacy B-123
Graduate Education Elective 3
Total Credit Hours39

Master of Science in Education II - Literacy Education (Grades 5-12)

This program is for students who are already certified to teach and are seeking additional certification.

Core Requirements
EDG 680Research Methods in Education3
EDG 690Master's Project3
EDR 672Foundations of New Literacies & Technol3
Other Requirements
EDG 505Found Hum Dev & Lrn in Cultural Contexts3
EDG 636Methods/Strat Teach Young Adolescent Lit3
Professional Education Requirements
EDG 530Multicultur Literacy Methods - Secondary3
EDG 649Literacy Proc & Strat Stu Spec Need K-123
EDR 600Literacy Learning & Composing Process3
EDR 601Diag, Remed & Collab for Literacy Learn3
EDR 602Reading Specialist in the Real World3
EDG 683Supv Internship Adolescent Educat 7-123
EDR 685Supv Intern Comm Literacy B-12 (may be course substituted based on experience)3
Graduate Education Elective 3
Total Credit Hours39

Master of Science in Education II - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Grades Pre K-12)

This program is for students who are already certified to teach and are seeking additional certification. Prerequisites: 12 credit hours in a foreign language and three credit hours in English Advance Grammar.

Core Requirements
EDG 680Research Methods in Education3
EDG 690Master's Project3
EDR 672Foundations of New Literacies & Technol3
Education Requirements
EDG 565Home,School and Community Collaboration3
EDG 605Read/Writ/Lang Tesol Classroom PreK-123
EDG 681Supervisd Internship Childhood PreK-63
EDG 683Supv Internship Adolescent Educat 7-123
EDR 603Adv Grammar, Linguistics & Language Ac3
EDR 685Supv Intern Comm Literacy B-123
EDG 625Teaching Children's Literature3
or EDG 636 Methods/Strat Teach Young Adolescent Lit
EDR 609Cultural Respons Literacy Meth & Assess3
EDG 635Cross-Cult Comm for Tesol Classroom K-123
Professional Education Requirements
Course current certification area6
Total Credit Hours42