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Graduate Courses for Licensed Educators

Rich Christen TeachingThe School of Education at the University of Portland offers year-round course offerings for licensed teachers and administrators. Educators may enroll in up to three courses as a non-matriculated graduate student before deciding on a particular program of study (endorsement, certificate, license, degree). Graduate studies at the University of Portland offer several advantages:

• Some of the lowest tuition rates in the metropolitan area.
• Dedicated full-time faculty and seasoned P-12 educators.
• Multiple program and degree options.
• A small student-to-faculty ratio.
• A reputation for excellence and long-standing tradition.
• An alumni network of teachers and school leaders over 7,500 strong.

Getting Started:
For more information about beginning your graduate coursework, please contact Anne Rasmussen, academic specialist for graduate programs & licensure, at 503.943.8257 or rasmusse@up.edu.


Courses Currently Offered

Fall Semester (August 27 - December 18, 2018)

ED 503 Language and Communication: Support and Strategies (SPED) 3 credits
R 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 506 Academic Assessments: Curriculum and Instruction for Diverse Learners
(SPED) 3 credits
R 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 507 Dual Language Education (ESOL) 3 credits
W 7:10-9:55 p.m.

ED 508 Functional Assessment: Curriculum and Instruction for Diverse Learners
(SPED) 3 credits
T 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 509 Methods and Materials for Teaching ESOL (ESOL) 3 credits
T 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 510 Linguistics (ESOL) 3 credits
TR 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 544 Human Resource Development and Management (Pre-AL) 3 credits
W 7:10-9:55 p.m.

ED 545 Leadership and Organizational Change (Pre-AL) 3 credits
W 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 550 Professional Growth and Development (MED/MA Core) 3 credits
M 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 554 Leadership for Effective Data Driven Decision Making (Pro-AL) 3 credits
W 7:10-9:55 p.m.
*Only open to students holding Preliminary Administrator License.

ED 555 Teacher as Researcher (MED) 3 credits
M 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 580 Elements of Reading P-12 (Reading) 3 credits
T 7:10-9:55 p.m.

ED 581 Reading, Language, and Cultural Diversity in Schools (ESOL and Reading) 3 credits
T 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 583 Diagnosis and Instruction of Learning Problems Related to Reading and Language Differences P-12 (Reading) 3 credits
R 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 585 Foundations of Cognitive Processes in Learning (Neuroeducation) 3 credits
W 7:10-9:55 p.m.

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