Master of education
Secondary Education (7-12)
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.
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, methods, student teaching).
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:
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 (23 credits)
MED 6102 E-Folio (0 credits)
MAS 7601 Education of Diverse Populations and Exceptional Children in the Middle and High School (3 credits)
MAS 7602 School in a Multicultural Society (3 credits)
MAS 7603 Strategies for Effective Teaching (3 credits)
MAS 7604 Technology for Instruction (2 credits)
MAS 7651 Adolescent Growth and Development (2 credits)
MAS 7652 Reading in Content Areas (3 credits)
MAS 7701 Classroom Culture and Student Behavior (3 credits)
MAS 8800 Applied Assessment and Research in the Classroom (3 credits)
Elective Courses: 16 credits as approved by the Program Chair or Graduate Advisor
Total Credit Required: 39
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.