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MA Education - Curriculum & Instruction
(Including K-12 Reading Endorsement)
Individuals who hold a valid Minnesota teaching license and who wish to further develop their skills in literacy and methods.
Program Highlights & Benefits:
- Courses stress practical applications
- 2 year or less program, including your summer and holiday break
- Guaranteed tuition through the entire program
What You Learn:
The Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum & Instruction and with a K-12 reading endorsement is designed to prepare teachers to meet the learning needs of today’s K-12 students. Emphasis is placed on literacy development.
How You Learn:
This program is an accelerated 2 year cohort program. In general, you will meet one night a week from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and finish one 3 credit course every 7 weeks. An online format is available that does not require face to face meetings; however, a weekly one hour synchronous audio/visual chat is required. You will still complete one 3 credit course every 7 weeks.
You must hold a current and valid Minnesota teaching license to enroll in the Master of Arts in Education program with the K-12 Reading Endorsement. Note: A passing score on the MTLE Reading test is required to earn the K-12 Reading Endorsement. The endorsement is added to your initial teaching license.
At completion of the program as outlined below, you will earn a Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum & Instruction with the K-12 Reading Endorsement.
|Master of Arts in Education - Including K-12 Reading Endorsement
||Curriculum and Instruction in Literacy *||3|
|CI 561||Foundations of Literacy (K-12) *||3|
|CI 562||Literacy Strategies for Grades K-6 *||3|
|CI 563||Literacy Strategies for Grades 7-12 *||3|
|CI 564||Assessment, Evaluation, and Supervision in Literacy Programs (K-12) *||3|
|ED 521||Educational Research and Applications||3|
|ED 502||Educational Issues||3|
|ED 508||Legal and Ethical Issues in Education||3|
|ED 507||Diversity in Education||3|
|ED 590||Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||30|
This is not an official schedule and your cohort may take these courses in a different order.
The state of Minnesota requires completion of 30 clinical hours to complete the K-12 Reading Endorsement. These hours are embedded in the first 5 courses.
*Courses denoted with an asterisk are the courses required to complete the Reading Endorsement only.