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Master of Arts in Education in Secondary Education

Teacher Leader Core (15 hours):

  • ETL 800 Leadership Skills for Teachers
  • ETL 801 Leading Achievement Change
  • ETL 803 Curriculum for Teacher Leaders
  • EMG 806 Reading Instruction in Middle School
  • ETL 805 Research Methods for Educ Profes

Exit Requirement (3 hours):

  • ETL 806 - Teacher Leader Capstone (1 hour)
  • EDF 804 Teaching and Leading with Technology (2 hours)
  • GRD 878i (no credit)

Concentration Area Choices:

Certification Area Specialization (12 hours)

  • Subject matter or education courses selected in consultation with advisor to strengthen knowledge in area(s) of certification.

Preparation to Teach Dual Credit

  • 18 graduate hours chosen in consultation with advisor based upon transcript evaluation

ESL (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • EME 751 Linguistics in the Curriculum
  • EMS 775 Methods and Materials for Teaching ESL
  • EMS 776 Assessment Methods for ELLs
  • EMS 777 Cultural Competency with ELLs and their Families

Environmental Education (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • BIO 790 Ecology for Teachers
  • EMS 761 Environmental Education Essentials
  • BIO 700 Environmental Issues OR EMS 765S Teaching in the Outdoors OR EMS 764S Service Learning as Pedagogy OR approved international service learning
  • EMS 763 Teaching Environmental Education OR EMS 764S Service Learning as Pedagogy OR EMS 765S Teaching in the Outdoors

Gifted Education (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • EMS 855 Gifted and Talented Youth
  • EMS 856 Curriculum in Gifted/Talented Education
  • EMS 857 Model Programs for Gifted and Talented Education
  • EMS 858 Practicum for Gifted and Talented Education

Instructional Computer Technology (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • EDC 810 P-12 Ed/Tech: Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology
  • EDC 811 K-12 Ed/Tech: Multimedia Design
  • EDC 812 K-12 Ed/Tech: Online Learning
  • EDC 813 P-12 Ed/Tech: Capstone

Literacy Specialist (Grades P-12) Endorsement (15 hours)

  • ELE 871 Literacy Programs P-5 OR EMG 806 Reading Instruction in the Middle school
  • EMS 873 Trends and Issues in Language Arts
  • EMS 875 Assessment and Instruction for Students with Reading Difficulties
  • EMS 876 Literacy, Leadership, and Advocacy
  • EME 877 Practicum for Reading Specialists

Total Program Requirements:30 hours

More information can be found in the EKU Graduate Catalog

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