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School of Education: Master of Arts Program (M.A.)
This program is a professional degree preparing students for work beyond the master's. Applicants for this degree are assigned to an academic advisor who assists in selecting the specific program of courses along with cooperating disciplines to comprise a three-person committee. The program of study is normally arranged at the beginning of the first semester of study.
Requirements for this degree include 18 semester hours in education and 18 semester hours in an emphasis option to be selected in consultation with the student's advisory committee, for a total of 36 hours.
The M.A. program has two options:
- Option A is for students who plan to continue beyond the master's level and wish to complete a thesis.
- Option B is for students who seek professional preparation as a practitioner and select to do a non-thesis project.
The advisory committee may require the student to complete additional semester hours for this degree. The courses in education include the following:
Core Requirements --18 hours
3 ED 550 Professional Growth and Development 3 ED 551 Social and Cultural Foundations 3 ED 555 Teacher as Researcher 3 ED 558 Educational Research for Improved Student Learning 3 ED 563 Master of Arts Capstone Project and 3 Elective or 6 ED 599 Thesis
Emphasis OptionsEmphasis Requirements -- 18 hours
Emphasis option programs are constructed with the assistance of the academic advisor. The option program may include courses from the areas of business, communication studies, drama, education, and theology.
Total Credit Hours -- 36
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