Program Profile

Professional Studies (15 semester hours)
EDUC 603 School Philosophy & Teacher Leadership
EDUC 625 Culturally & Educationally Responsive Pedagogy
EDUC 651/652/653 Contemporary Curriculum Practices in ECE/MGE/SEC (select one) 
EDUC 662 Clinical Practicum
EDUC 690 Intro to Educational Research 
 
Content & Methods (15 semester hours total)
EDUC 687 Reading Theory: Research & Best Practices in ECE Reading
EDUC 688 Content Area Literacy Research & Best Practices in MGE/SEC
EDUC 647 Preventing, Diagnosing, & Correcting Literacy Problems
 
Select one of the following classes (with advisor approval):
EDUC 654 Children's Literature
EDEN 655 Young Adult Literature
 
Select one of the following classes (with advisor approval):
EDEN 649 Writing Workshop
EDUC 698 Research Project in Education
 
TOTAL: 30 Credit Hours

(NOTE: If EDUC 698 is selected, the research project must focus on a topic in reading education approved by the student's Reading Program advisor.)
 
Exit Criteria for the Master of Education Degree
Students in the M.Ed. programs in ECE, MGE, and SEC will successfully complete EDUC 698 Research Project as the exit criterion for the degree programs. The exit criterion for the M.Ed. program in Reading is EDUC 662 Clinical Practicum in Reading.