The M.Ed. in Education and Human Resource Studies, Teacher Licensure Specialization is a 12-month cohort program that focuses on the development and licensing of teachers who have earned their undergraduate degrees (or who have met content course requirements) in specific content areas. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and have completed all content area courses required for licensure. The goal of this specialization is to develop mature, highly qualified teachers whose practice is grounded in research and theory gained through discovery, practice, demonstration, observation, and reflection. The program is designed following a Professional Development School model, with courses embedded in PK-12 schools. This specialization design leads to participants' strong pedagogical skills, as well as a deep understanding of effective theories of learning. The program addresses the growing needs of schools for highly qualified teachers.
To prepare teachers who:
- Demonstrate mastery of and pedagogical expertise in the content they teach.
- Establish a safe, inclusive, and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
- Plan and deliver effective instruction and create an environment that facilitates learning for their students.
- Demonstrate professionalism through ethical conduct, reflection, and leadership.
Effective Fall 2023
|EDRM 602||Action Research||3|
|EDUC 525C||Expert Teaching: Literacy and Numeracy||3|
|EDUC 526||Interdisciplinary Methods||4|
|EDUC 573||Differentiating Instruction for Diverse Needs||3|
|EDUC 619||Curriculum Development||3|
|EDUC 625||Contexts of Schooling||3|
|EDUC 628||Models of Teaching||3|
|EDUC 687D||Internship: Teacher Licensure I||3|
|EDUC 687E||Internship: Teacher Licensure II||12|
|EDUC 693B||Seminar: Instruction||2|
|EDUC 693C||Seminar: Teacher Licensure Capstone||2|
|Program Total Credits:||41|
A minimum of 41 credits are required to complete this program.