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Post-Master's Certifications

Administration and Supervision
Gifted and Talented
Library Media Specialist
Mathematics Instructional Leader, PreK-6 or 4-9
Reading Specialist
Special Education
STEM
TESOL
Course Descriptions

Administration and Supervision

Students who have a master’s degree and desire to obtain School Administration and Supervision Certification should take the following courses:

EDU-557     Leadership Seminar I (3)
EDU-560     Legal Issues for Teachers and Administrators (3)
EDU-569     Supervision: Empowering Teachers (3)
EDU-563     Curriculum Development (3)
EDU-688     Practicum: School Administration and Supervision Part I* (3)

Note: Open only to students seeking the Administration and Supervision Certification

EDU-690     Practicum: School Administration and Supervision Part II (3)

Prerequisite: An assessment course.

*Course needed for School Administration and Supervision Certification

Gifted and Talented

Students who have a master’s degree and desire to obtain certification in Gifted and Talented Education should take the following courses:

EDGT-500   Foundations of Gifted and Talented Education (3)
EDGT-501   Affective Characteristics of Diverse Gifted and Talented Learners (3)
EDGT-502   Curriculum for the Gifted and Talented (3)
EDGT-505   Strategies for Gifted and Talented Education (3)
EDGT-503   Research Seminar in Gifted and Talented Education (3)
EDGT-504   Practicum in Gifted and Talented Education (3)

Library Media Specialist

Students who have a master’s degree and desire to obtain certification as a Library Media Specialist should take the following courses:

EDU-556     Technology for Instruction and Management (3)
EDU-575     Information Literacy Resources (3)
EDU-514     Organization of Information (3)
EDU-577     Internet in Teaching and Learning (3)
EDU-524     Adolescent Literature (3)
EDU-512     School Library Administration I (3)
EDU-610     School Library Administration II (3)

 

Mathematics Instructional Leader, PreK-6 or 4-9

Students who have a master’s degree and desire to obtain certification as a Mathematics Instructional Leader, Grades PreK – 6 or Grades 4-9, should take the following courses:

Mathematics Instructional Leader, Grades PreK-6

MAT-541    Number and Operations (3)
MAT-542    Number and Relationships (3)
MAT-543    Geometry and Measurement (3)
MAT-544      Statistics and Probability (3)
MAT-545      Patterns and Algebraic Thinking (3)
MAT-546    Algebra (3)
EDU-616     Practicum: Leadership in Mathematics Education (3)
EDU-583     Special Topics in Mathematics Education (3)

Mathematics Instructional Leader, Grades 4-9

MAT-501      Number and Operations (3)
MAT-503      Fundamentals of Algebra (3)
MAT-507      Algebraic Functions (3)
MAT-521      Measurement and Geometry (3)
MAT-531      Data Analysis and Statistics (3)
MAT-532      Probability and Simulations (3)
MAT-533      Calculus (3)
EDU-583      Special Topics in Mathematics Education (3)
EDU-616      Practicum: Leadership in Mathematics Education (3)

 

Reading Specialist

Students who are elementary and secondary certified teachers who want to expand their knowledge of literacy theory and practices to become literacy leaders in K-12 settings, should take the following courses:

EDU-586     Techniques of Teaching Reading and Writing to Students with Limited English Proficiency (3)
EDU-612     Remedial Reading Instruction for Classroom and Clinical Settings (3)
EDU-551     Reading and Writing in the Content Areas II (for elementary teachers) (3) OR
EDU-542     Instruction of Reading (for secondary teachers) (3)
EDU-629     The Roles of the Literacy Coach (3)
EDU-618     Resource Role of the Reading Specialist (3)
EDU-691     Practicum:  Application of Remediation (3)

Prerequisites - Elementary:

EDU-509     Processes and Acquisition of Reading (3)
EDU-510     Elementary Reading Materials (3)
EDU-511     Assessment of Reading (3)
EDU-542     Instruction in reading (3)

Prerequisites - Secondary:

EDU-580     Teaching Reading and Writing in Content Areas I (3)
EDU-551     Teaching Reading and Writing in Content Areas II (3)

 

Special Education

Students interested in obtaining Special Education Certification should take the following courses:

SPE-526       Special Education for the Classroom Teacher (3)
SPE-543       Assessment of Special Needs Populations (Secondary) (3) OR
SPE-544       Assessment of Special Needs Populations (Elementary) (3)
SPE-546       Methods of Teaching Students with Special Needs (3)
SPE-570       Individualizing the Curriculum: Strategies for Holistic Intervention (Elementary) (3) OR
SPE-571       Vocational Skills in Special Education Methods (Secondary) (3)
SPE-576       Communication Skills for the School-Based Professional (3)

STEM

Students who have a master’s degree and desire to obtain certification in STEM should take the following courses:

PHY-560      Physics for Teachers K-8 (3)
CHM-560    Chemistry for Teachers K-8 (3)
EDST-500    Instruction to Design, Technology, and Engineering: Content and Instruction Strategies (3)
PHY-561      Space and Earth Science for Teachers K-8 (3)
BIO-560       Biology for Teachers K-8: The Cell, Inheritance and Evolution (3)
EDST-501    Exploration in Design, Technology, and Engineering: Content and Instruction Strategies (3)
ENV-560      Sustainability for Teachers K-8 (3)
EDST-502    Application of Design, Technology, and Engineering: Content and Instruction Strategies (3)
EDST-503    Practicum: STEM for Teachers K-8 (3)
EDST-504    STEM Curriculum Development (3)

TESOL

Students interested in obtaining TESOL Certification should take the following Courses:

EDU-508     Issues in TESOL (3)
EDU-545     Principles of Linguistics (3)
EDU-546     Methods and Materials for TESOL (3)
EDU-547     Assessing Second Language Acquisition (3)
EDU-548     Language Learning (3)
EDU-586     Techniques of Teaching Reading and Writing to Students with Limited English Proficiency (3)
EDU-596     English Grammar for ESL Teachers (3)

Prerequisites: Six credits in a second language.

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