Education Studies

Master of education

Secondary Education (7-12)

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:

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 (0 credits)

MAS 7601 Available Online Education of Diverse Populations and Exceptional Children in the Middle and High School (3 credits)

MAS 7602 Available Online School in a Multicultural Society (3 credits)

MAS 7603 Available Online Strategies for Effective Teaching (3 credits)

MAS 7604 Available Online Technology for Instruction (3 credits)

MAS 7651 Available Online Adolescent Growth and Development (3 credits)

MAS 7652 Available Online Reading in Content Areas (3 credits)

MAS 7701 Available Online Classroom Culture and Student Behavior (3 credits)

MAS 7801 Practicum/Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching in the Middle/High School (4 credits)

MAS 7991 Practicum I (must have passed Core Academic Skills for Teachers (1 credit)

MAS 7992 Practicum II (must have passed Core Academic Skills for Teachers (1 credit)

MAS 7993 Practicum III (must have passed Core Academic Skills for Teachers (1 credit)

MAS 8800 Available Online Applied Assessment and Research in the Classroom (3 credits)


Elective Courses: 9-12 credits as approved by the Program Chair or Graduate Advisor

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2015-2016 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2015 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.