Secondary Education, Master of Arts with Teacher Leader Endorsement Preparation with a Concentration in Gifted Education (Grades P‑12) Endorsement (M.A.Ed.)
The curriculum is designed to help teachers certified to teach in secondary programs (P-12, 5-12, or 8-12) improve their professional skills, extend their knowledge of the subjects they teach, and increase their understanding of the intellectual, philosophical, sociological, psychological, and cultural foundations of effective education in order to serve as instructional leaders, teacher mentors, literacy or math coaches, instructional facilitators, department chairs and / or team leaders. Candidates will be eligible to apply for the Teacher Leader Endorsement upon completion of this program.
Candidates must meet the admissions requirements of the Graduate School and have completed an initial teaching certification program in secondary programs (P-12, 5-12, or 8-12). In addition, candidates must have earned an overall 3.0 undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 in the last 30 hours completed.
CIP Code: 13.0409
|Professional Education Core|
|EDF 804||Teaching and Leading with Tech||2|
|ETL 800||Leadership Skills for Teachers||3|
|ETL 801||Leading Achievement Change||3|
|ETL 803||Curriculum for Teacher Leaders||3|
|ETL 805||Research Metho for Educ Profes||3|
|Secondary Program Supporting Coursework|
|EMG 806||Read Instruction Middle School||3|
|Students must select one of the following Concentrations:|
Certification Area Specialization
English as a Second Language (Grades P-12) Endorsement
|Gifted Education (Grades P-12) Endorsement||12|
Literacy Specialist (Grades P-12) Endorsement
Preparation to Teach Dual Credit Music
Preparation to Teach Dual Credit - Other Subject Area Concentrations
|ETL 806||Teacher Leader Capstone 1||1|
|GRD 878I||MAED Secnd Ed Oral Comp Exam||0|
ETL 806 Teacher Leader Capstone is repeatable for candidates not completing their Capstone Research Project in one semester. Candidates may register for ETL 806 Teacher Leader Capstone only in the last semester of study and after successful completion of the prerequisite course, ETL 805 Research Metho for Educ Profes.
|EMS 855||Gifted and Talented Youth||3|
|EMS 856||Curr in Gifted/Talented Educat||3|
|EMS 857||Model Prog-Gifted/Talented Edu||3|
|EMS 858||Practicum-Gifted & Talented Ed||3|
The following are the exit requirements for all Master of Arts in Education - Secondary Education programs.
- Program GPA: Candidates must earn overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, with no grade lower than a C.
- Research Requirement: an action research project which culminates in a technology enhanced presentation is required in ETL 806 Teacher Leader Capstone. Candidates must also register for EDF 804 Teaching and Leading with Tech
- GRD 878I MAED Secnd Ed Oral Comp Exam is also required.