Education - Master of Arts (M.A.)

Master of Arts (M.A.) - Education

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • The core of the M.A. in Education program will have flexible options in each of 4 key areas: Educational Research, Learning and Assessment, Critical Social Issues, and Diversity, for 12 credits, a 3-credit thesis, and an additional 15 credits from electives in education.

  • This program is geared toward graduate students who may already hold teacher licensure, or those from other areas interested in professional education degrees to prepare them for work in nonprofit or non-school settings.  This degree will also prepare participants for doctoral work in education.

  • All requirements for the degree must be completed within 6 years, including successful completion of a thesis.

Summary

Course Requirements

30

Total Hours

30


Course Requirements

COde

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following educational research courses:

EDU 520

Educational Research

3

EDU 588

Action Research in Classroom

3

Complete one of the following learning and assessment courses:

EDU 501

Curriculum Design, Implementation, & Evaluation

3

EDU 510

Developmental & Learning Sciences

3

EDU 519

Authentic Assessment

3

Complete one of the following critical social issues courses:

EDU 502

Philosophy of Education

3

EDU 504

History of American Education

3

EDU 582

Education Technology Trends & Issues

3

Complete one of the following diversity courses:

EDU 514

Education Across Cultures

3

EDU 518

Inclusion and Collaboration

3

Complete the following course:

EDU 599

Professional Project/Thesis

3

Electives

15 minimum

Total Hours

30

Minimum Required Grade: C