Master of Education
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 and student teaching). This degree does not contribute to eligibility for an initial teaching license or certificate.
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.)
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 7996 Practicum I
MAS 7997 Practicum II
MAS 7998 Practicum III
MAS 8805 Performance Assessment
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2019-2020 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2019 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.