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Education Studies, Concentration in Secondary Education 7-12

Master of Education


Program Requirements

Candidates are expected to complete all requirements associated with the Master of Education in Education Studies with a concentration in Secondary Education (7-12). Candidates must register for and complete MED 6102 E-folio as the initial course in the program. This course is a pre-requisite for all other education courses.

Parallel Curriculum

The purpose and curriculum of the Master of Education in Education Studies, Secondary Education (7-12) are the same as for the Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching (7-12), with the exception of those elements associated with clinical coursework (practicum and student teaching).

Program Competencies

Program competencies for this degree are identical to those currently in effect for the Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching (7-12), with the exception of those competencies linked directly to clinical courses. Program competencies and attributes are derived from the College of Education Conceptual Framework and the InTASC standards (Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium), and are described in detail at the following links:

Conceptual Framework

InTASC Standards

Course Prerequisites/Additional Course Requirements

Course prerequisites are listed in the Course Descriptions section of the catalog and on the Wilmington University website. Additional courses may be necessary for this degree, depending on course work completed as part of or in addition to the candidate’s Bachelor’s degree. Each candidate’s transcript(s) will be evaluated by a Graduate Program Advisor to determine if the candidate has completed sufficient coursework in specific content areas. This typically requires 30-36 credit hours in a specific content area (e.g., history, English, mathematics, chemistry, etc.)

Required Courses

MED 6102 E-Folio

MAS 7204 Teacher Leadership and Collaboration

MAS 7601 Education of Diverse Populations and Exceptional Children

MAS 7602 School in a Multicultural Society

MAS 7603 Instructional Strategies in Secondary Education

MAS 7604 Technology for Instruction

MAS 7651 Adolescent Growth and Development

MAS 7652 Reading in Content Areas

MAS 7701 Classroom Culture and Student Behavior

MAS 7801 Practicum/Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching in the Middle and High School

MAS 8805 Performance Assessment

Elective Courses: 9 credits as approved by the Program Chair or Graduate Advisor