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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

Spring Semester (January 14 - April 26, 2019)

ED 502 Policies and Practices for Diverse Learners (ESOL and SPED) 3 credits
M/W 2:40-4:00 p.m.

ED 504 School, Parent, and Community Relations (ESOL and SPED) 3 credits
R 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 505 Behavior Support: Consultative and Collaborative (SPED) 3 credits
T 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 514 Children's and Adolescent Literature and Library (Reading) 3 credits
T 7:10-9:55 p.m.

ED 546 Policy, Ethics, and the Law (Pre-AL) 3 credits
W 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 548 Supervision for Instructional Improvement (Pre-AL) 3 credits
W 7:10-9:55 p.m.

ED 551 Social and Cultural Foundations (MED/MA Core) 3 credits
M 4:10-6:55 p.m.

ED 552 Leadership for Sustaining the Vision (Pro-AL) 3 credits
W 7:10-9:55 p.m.
*Only open to students holding Preliminary Administrator License.

ED 558 Educational Research for Improved Student Learning (MED) 3 credits
M 4:10-6:55 p.m.

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

ED 584 Administration and Evaluation of Reading Programs (Reading) 3 credits
R 7:10-9:55 p.m.

ED 586 Neuroscience and Learning (Neuroeducation) 3 credits
W 7:10-9:55 p.m.

Summer Semester Session 1 (May 13 - June 21, 2019)

ED 547A Resource Allocation, Finance, and Management (Pre-AL) 3 credits
W 4:10-9:55 p.m.

Summer Semester Session 2 (June 24 - August 2, 2019)

ED 503 Language and Communication: Support and Strategies (SPED) 3 credits
M/W 12:40-4:10 p.m.

ED 504 School, Parent, and Community Relations (ESOL and SPED) 3 credits
M/W 4:20-7:50 p.m.

ED 507 Dual Language Education (ESOL) 3 credits
M/W 12:40-4:10 p.m.

ED 509 Methods and Materials for Teaching ESOL (ESOL) 3 credits
T/R 12:40-4:10 p.m.

ED 510 Linguistics (ESOL) 3 credits
T/R 4:20-7:50 p.m.

ED 551 Social and Cultural Foundations (MED/MA Core) 3 credits
M/W 12:40-4:10 p.m.

ED 555 Teacher as Researcher (MED) 3 credits
M/T/W/R 9:00-10:40 a.m.

ED 556 Leadership in the Socio-Political Context (Pro-AL) 3 credits
M/W 4:20-7:50 p.m.
*Only open to students holding Preliminary Administrator License.

ED 580 Elements of Reading (Reading) 3 credits
T/R 4:20-7:50 p.m.

ED 581 Reading, Language, and Cultural Diversity in Schools (ESOL and Reading) 3 credits
T/R 12:40-4:10 p.m.

ED 582 Content Area Literacy (Reading) 3 credits
T/R 12:40-4:10 p.m.

ED 583 Diagnosis and Instruction of Learning Problems Related to Reading and Language Differences P-12 (Reading) 3 credits
M/T/W/R 10:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ED 584 Administration and Evaluation of Reading Programs (Reading) 3 credits
T/R 4:20-7:50 p.m.

ED 587 Neurobiological Aspects of Learning (Neuroeducation) 3 credits
M/W 4:20-7:50 p.m.

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