Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

The Master Teacher Fellows program requires 42-48 semester hours. The Master Teacher Associates and Master of Educational Studies programs each require 36 semester hours. The Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Certificate requires 15 credit hours. Field-based courses, including the following are offered only as pass/fail:

EDU 614LElementary Teaching Rounds2
EDU 650LStudent Teaching: Elementary9
EDU 664LStudent Teaching Internship9
EDU 665Professional Development Seminars3

All remaining coursework must be taken for a grade. All courses must be approved, and an overall grade-point-average of B must be maintained. The course requirements must be completed in courses numbered 600 or above, with at least half of the total number of required hours in courses numbered 700 or above.

Research Competence in Teacher Education

Research competence in Teacher Education includes a set of three courses that include both research studies and personal reflection.

Licensure Only Coursework

Students who wish to enroll in graduate courses to obtain or renew a license may seek admission through the Licensure Officer of the Department of Education. The GRE is not required.

A copy of the Title II Federal Report Card may be obtained in the Licensure Office of the department.

For additional degree requirements, see Requirements for Degrees.