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MA Education - Curriculum & Instruction

(Including K-12 Reading Endorsement)

For:

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.

Prerequisites:

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.

Career Outcomes:

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.

Degree Requirements:

Master of Arts in Education - Including K-12 Reading Endorsement
CI 560 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

Please Note:

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 coursework.

*Courses denoted with an asterisk are the courses required to complete the Reading Endorsement only.

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