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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master Teacher, MEd

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Program Description
The Master Teacher is a program of advanced preparation for classroom teachers intending to become teacher scholars and to assume positions of leadership within their schools with respect to the development of curriculum, instructional strategies, and related classroom concerns.

The program is intended to allow current teachers to focus on areas of emphasis in the P-12 classroom settings.

Prerequisite: A minimum of one year of contracted teaching experience in a P-12 classroom setting is required for admission to the Master Teacher Program. One of the three required recommendations for admission to the Master Teacher Program must come from the applicant’s current or most recent principal or designee.

Program: The student will complete at least 48 credits as outlined in an approved course of study filed with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research and Continuing Education. The development of a course of study most appropriate to the professional goals and purposes of each individual student must be completed and approved by a program advisor or committee chair upon the completion of 18 credits.

Required Courses

  • EDBL, EDCS, EDEL, or EDF 700 - Thesis (or option) Credits: (6)
  • Educational Foundations and Research electives Credits: (6)
         (See elective Educational Foundations courses under general information)
  • Area of emphasis electives Credits: (29)
         (See elective area of emphasis courses under general information)

Total Credits: 48

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