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  • Summer 2020: All students in the Summer 2020 cohort should follow the program of study outlined below.
  • Summer 2019: Students that entered the program in Summer 2019 should follow the 2019-2021 program of study

The M.Ed. degree requires 30-34 hours of graduate credit earned through part-time studies over a two year period starting in early May. The curriculum consists of core courses that address broad general content and courses that are specific to the Early Childhood Intervention and Family Support cohort.

All students must complete the requirements outlined in the curriculum below.

If you are not a currently licensed teacher, you must complete additional coursework.

The following courses are for students starting classes in Summer 2020.

Summer 2020

  • EDMX 766: Preschool/Kindergarten Curriculum and Learning Environments, 3 hrs
  • EDUC 689: Foundations of Special Education, 3 hrs

Fall 2020

  • EDMX 762: Advanced Emergent Literacy, 3 hrs
  • EDMX 708: Teacher as Researcher I (Research Methods), 3 hrs

Spring 2021

  • EDUC 763: Biological Bases of Children’s Development, 3 hrs
    OR
    EDUC 762: Child Development and Disability, 3 hrs
    OR
    Elective
  • EDMX 709: Teacher as Researcher, 3 hrs

Summer 2021

  • EDMX 767: Infant/Toddler Curriculum and Learning Environments, 3 hrs
  • EDUC 693: Internship, 1 hr
  • EDUC 601: Education Workshop, 3 hrs

Fall 2021

  • EDMX 716: Assessment and Differentiation, 3 hrs
  • EDMX 764: Families and Teams – Sociocultural and Interdisciplinary Practices, 3 hrs

Spring 2022

  • EDUC 763: Biological Bases of Children’s Development, 3 hrs
    OR
    EDUC 762: Child Development and Disability, 3 hrs
    OR
    Elective
  • EDMX 710: Early Childhood Teacher Leadership, 3 hrs

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Additional Requirements for Select Students

The following course requirements are for students who do not have a prior teaching license:

  • EDUC 762: Child Development and Disability, 3 hrs
  • EDUC 763: Biological Basis of Development, 3 hrs
  • EDUC 689: Foundations of Special Education, 3 hrs

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