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MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION

Master of Arts in Education

The Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.) program is for active educators who want to improve their abilities in the classroom and provide leadership to the education profession. The program is designed to provide the opportunity for current teachers and educators to complete the requirements for the degree in two years while maintaining full-time employment. This program consists of 33 graduate credit hours and is delivered online.

A student may select from one of three concentrations: Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Education, or Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM).

M.A.Ed. - Concentration in Curriculum and Instruction

Prefix Course Hrs.
EDU 5010 Teaching Diverse Learners in Inclusive Settings 3
EDU 5011 Foundations of and Issues in Education 3
EDU 5020 Advanced Reading and Language Arts Methods 3
EDU 5021 Advanced Instructional Methods 3
EDU 5025 Integrative Instructional Technology 3
EDU 5030 Advanced Curriculum and Instructional Design 3
EDU 5040 Research Design and Professional Writing 3
EDU 5050 Advanced Classroom Management 3
EDU 6010 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 6020 Advanced Educational Assessment and Evaluation 3
EDU 6040 Thesis, Action Research or Grant Writing 3
M.A.Ed. - Concentration in Elementary Education

Prefix Course Hrs.
EDU 5010 Teaching Diverse Learners in Inclusive Settings 3
EDU 5011 Foundations of and Issues in Education 3
EDU 5E20 Advanced Reading and Language Arts Methods for Elementary Education 3
EDU 5E21 Advanced Instructional Methods in Content Areas 3
EDU 5025 Integrative Instructional Technology 3
EDU 5E30 Advanced Curriculum and Instructional Design for Science/Math Integration 3
EDU 5040 Research Design and Professional Writing 3
EDU 5050 Advanced Classroom Management 3
EDU 6010 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 6E20 Advanced Educational Assessment and Evaluation for Elementary Education 3
EDU 6040 Thesis, Action Research or Grant Writing 3
M.A.Ed. Concentration in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Prefix Course Hrs.
EDU 5010 Teaching Diverse Learners in Inclusive Settings 3
EDU 5011 Foundations of and Issues in Education 3
EDU 5020 Advanced Reading and Language Arts Methods 3
EDU 5S21 Advanced Instructional Methods in STEM 3
EDU 5025 Integrative Instructional Technology 3
EDU 5S30 Advanced Curriculum and Instructional Design for Science/Math Integration 3
EDU 5040 Research Design and Professional Writing 3
EDU 5050 Advanced Classroom Management 3
EDU 5055 Current Research and Trends in STEM Education 3
EDU 6020 Advanced Educational Assessment and Evaluation 3
EDU 6S40 Thesis, Action Research or Grant Writing in STEM 3

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Full-time or part-time teaching position or evidence of willingness and commitment to field experiences in the classroom
  • Documented Teacher Certification (Florida or another U.S. state) preferred
  • Applicants below the 3.0 GPA will be considered for admissions by the Graduate Council on a case-by-case basis

Admission Procedures

  • Complete an admissions application and pay the appropriate application fee.
  • Submit an official transcript showing the baccalaureate degree.  Applicants seeking transfer credit must provide official graduate transcripts for evaluation.
  • Submit two recommendation forms
  • Submit a written Graduate essay ( 2 pages, double-spaced)