Complete the 36-credit Master of Science in Education program at a more leisurely pace by completing the core Curriculum and Instruction courses and selecting program electives that meet your needs and interests.  All online courses are 8 weeks in length and are offered across the 12-month calendar.

General Course Program of Study:

Semester Term I
1st 8-weeks       
Course Term II
2nd 8-weeks      
Course
Summer* EDUC 512 Technology & Mediated Instruction EDUC 601 Study Design & Data Collection
Fall  X Any 500 level elective X Any 500 level elective
Spring X Any 500 level elective X Any 500 level elective
Summer EDUC 602 Statistical Methods & Data Analysis Any 500 level elective
Fall  X EDUC 600 Sociology of Education X EDUC 621 Curriculum Development
Spring X EDUC 623 Assessment of Instruction (Capstone) X EDUC 605 Cognition & Learning

*To be completed your first summer semester enrolled.

Core Courses Offering – 8 Week Terms

 Course Course Title Summer Fall Term I
1st 8-weeks           
Fall Term II
2nd 8-weeks          
Spring Term I
1st 8-weeks          
Spring Term II
2nd 8-weeks           
EDUC 512* Technology and Mediated Instruction (3) X*
EDUC 600 Sociology of Education (3)
Prerequisite: EDUC 512
Advisedly after completing 12-15 credit hours.
X
EDUC 601* Study Design and Data Collection (3) X*
EDUC 601 Statistical Methods and Data Analysis (3) X
EDUC 605 Cognition and Learning (3) X
EDUC 621 Curriculum Development (3)
Prerequisite: EDUC 512
X
EDUC 623 Assessment of Instruction (3)
Prerequisite: EDUC 600
To be completed in the last spring semester of program.
X
Total Credit Hours (21)

*To be completed your first summer semester enrolled.

Elective/Recertification Course Offering – 8 Week Terms

Course
Course Title Summer Fall Term I
1st 8-weeks         
Fall Term II
2nd 8-weeks         
Spring Term I
1st 8-weeks         
Spring Term II
2nd 8-weeks         
EDUC 505 Diversity in Education (3) X
EDUC 510 Current Issues in Education (3) X X
EDUC 515 Technology Leadership (3) X
EDUC 520 Moving from Discipline to Self-Discipline (3) X
EDUC 530 Contemporary Instruction (3) X X
EDUC 533 Classroom Management and Leadership (3) X X
EDUC 540 The Master Teacher (3) X X
Course Course Title Summer Fall Term I           Fall Term II           Spring Term I
Spring Term II
EDUC 542 Supervision of Student Teachers (3) X
EDUC 552 Introduction to Multimedia Authoring (3) X
EDUC 553 Using the Internet (3) X X
EDUC 556 Desktop Publishing for Teachers (3) X X
EDUC 569 Teachers as Collaborative Leaders (3) X
SPED 500 Inclusionary Practices (3) X
SPED 540 Behavior Management (3) X
SPED 574 Special Education Law and Practices (3) X

Optional Certificates of Advanced Studies- You can view a Certificate of Advanced Studies Course Rotation Schedule.

In addition to completing the required core courses, students may select five courses out of any 500-level graduate courses being offered; students may also select specific courses toward a Certificate of Advanced Studies in one of four areas:  Classroom Behavior and Management, Inclusionary Practices and Policies, Instructional Mastery, or Instructional Technology.

AND/OR

Application of Theory/Advanced Electives – 6 credit hours

Students with minimal professional experience may complete an additional six hours of thesis, internship and/or practical project credit. Students with significant experience may elect to complete two additional courses in advanced topic areas.

Course Course Title Summer Fall Term I
1st 8-weeks
Fall Term I
2nd 8-weeks
Spring Term I
1st 8-weeks
Spring Term II
2nd 8-weeks
EDUC
695
Education Internship (1-6) X X X  
EDUC
696
Thesis/Action Research Project I (3)  X X X  
EDUC
697
Thesis/Action Research Project II (3) X  X X
Total Hours (6)

 

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