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Curriculum and Instruction - Junior High/Middle School - M.A. and M.Ed. PDFDownload to print

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School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

404 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2580
E-mail: oss@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/ehhs/tlcs/index.cfm

Description

The Master of Arts and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction–Junior High/Middle School prepares educators for continuing professional development, education in a multicultural society and leadership for curriculum reform and renewal.
 

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s), GRE for initial licensure, goal statement, two letters of recommendation and good moral character verification.

Please refer to the university policy for graduate admission.

Graduation Requirements

M.A. and M.Ed.: degree requires a minimum of 32 semester hours of graduate coursework including at least 16 semester hours at the 60000 level or above. A major consisting of 18 or more semester hours in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services is required. M.A. students have six years from the term of first enrollment to complete the program.

Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. Students should consult their advisors for specific program requirements and refer to the Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.

I. CORE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (32 credits)
Course Title Credits
CI 60199 Thesis I (2-6) 6
  67001 Fundamentals of Curriculum 3
  67007 Critical Reflection in Curriculum and Instruction 2
  67107 Curriculum and Organization in the Middle Grades 3
  67108 Teaching and Learning in the Middle Grades 3
EVAL 65511 Research in Educational Services 3
HDFS 64027 Early Adolescence 3
CI electives: choose one from the following 3
CI 61130 Multicultural Education: Strategies (3)  
  67002 Curriculum Leadership (3)  
  67003 Teacher Education (3)  
  67004 Professional Development in Teaching (3)  
  67010 Curriculum Evaluation (3)  
  CI content methods course (3)  
Electives
In consultation with advisor, select courses from at least two of the following areas:
6
Content Methods  
Content Area (e.g. English, History)  
Special Education  
Instructional Technology  
Arts/Humanities  
Health Education  
Counseling  
MINIMUM TOTAL 32

Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. Students should consult their advisors for specific program requirements and refer to the Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.