Complete the 36-credit-hour Master of Science in Education (MSED) 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:

Each Term is 8 weeks

Semester Term I
Course Term II  Course
Summer* EDUC 612 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 Fall Term II Spring Term I
Spring Term II
EDUC 612* Technology and Mediated Instruction (3) X*
EDUC 600 Sociology of Education (3)
Prerequisite: EDUC 612
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 612
X
EDUC 623 Assessment of Instruction (3)
Prerequisite: EDUC 600
To be completed in last spring semester.
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 Fall Term II Spring Term I
Spring Term II
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 Supplemental Endorsement/Certificates of Advanced Studies:

In addition to completing the required core courses, students may choose not to complete their Internship or Thesis/Action Research Projects, but select to complete two supplemental electives, offering a total of five courses elective, from any 500-level graduate courses being offered.  Of the five electives, students may also select specific courses toward a Supplemental Endorsement or Certificate of Advanced Studies. 

Supplemental Endorsement – English as a Second Language (ESL)

Coursework completed through 16-week terms.

Course Course Title Summer Term
Fall Term
Spring Term
EDUC 514 Practicum in ESL
(concurrent with Methods)
X
EDUC 516 Teaching Grammar to Non-native Speakers X
EDUC 517 Second Language Acquisition X
EDUC 518 Assessment and Evaluation of ELL X
EDUC 523 Methods and Curriculum Design in the ESL Classroom
(concurrent with Practicum)
X
EDUC 538 Professional Collaboration with Parents and Families X X

Certificate of Advanced Studies Course Rotation Schedule

Certificate of Advanced Studies in one of four areas, with courses completed in 8-week terms. 

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 Fall Term II Spring Term I Spring Term II
EDUC
695
Education Internship (3-6) 16 weeks X X X  
EDUC
696
Thesis/Action Research Project I (3) 16 weeks  X X X 
EDUC
697
Thesis/Action Research Project II (3) 16 weeks X  X X
Total Hours (6)

 

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