Master in Education: Degree Requirements

Required Coursework:


Professional Coursework:

EN 501 Introduction to Education (3 credits)
EN 502 Instructional Design (1 credit)
EN 503 Student Teaching Apprenticeship (3 credits)
EN 543 Literacy for Diverse Learners (3 credits)
EN 579 Inclusion (3 credits)
EN 590 Teaching Internship and Seminar (3 credits)

EN 596 School and Society (3 credits)
EN 610 Reading Diagnosis and Remediation (3 credits)

Elementary Coursework:

EN 530 Lower Elementary Literacy Methods (3 credits)
EN 532 Upper Elementary Literacy Methods (3 credits)
EN 540 Mathematics for Lower Elementary Teachers (3 credits)
EN 542 Mathematics for Upper Elementary Teachers (3 credits)
EN 560 Methods for Elementary Science and Social Studies (3 credits)

Secondary Coursework:

EN 508 Secondary Curriculum, Methods, and Assessment (3 credits)
EN 550 Adolescent Development (3 credits)
EN 554 Literacy and Methods in the Disciplines (3 credits)

Graduate Research Coursework:

EN 510 Research Methods, Design, and Analysis (3 credits)
EN 511 Thesis: Data Collection (2 credit hours)
EN 512 Thesis: Data Analysis (2 credit hours)
EN 513 Thesis: Project Presentation (1 credit)


M.Ed. candidates must: complete all degree requirements within five years of enrollment in their first graduate education course, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, and adhere to the department's professional disposition expectations and the standards set by the Michigan State Department of Education for educator ethics.

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