College of Education


Secondary Education (M.Ed.)

Degree Requirements

  • Maintain a 3.00 GPA (no more than two courses of C grade are allowed).
  • Complete no more than three 500-level courses, including transfer courses.
  • Complete no more than 12 units of special format courses (e.g. independent study).
  • Complete program of study within seven years, including transfer courses.
  • Complete the capstone course SCED 781 Integrated Professional Practice Seminar with a grade of A or B (the course may be repeated only once) or successfully complete SCED 897 Masterís Thesis.

NOTE: Graduate students enrolled in the Master of Education in Secondary Education program may transfer a maximum of 15 units of graduate-level course work, subject to the approval of the program director.

Master of Education with Seminar (33 units)

Required Courses (18 units)

 

EDUC 601Concepts and Issues in Education (3)
EDUC 605Research and Information Technology (3)
(to be completed within first 9 units of course work)
EDUC 761Research in Education (3)
SCED 647 Advanced Processes of Teaching and Learning (3)
SCED 741 Curriculum Theory and Development (3)
SCED 781 Integrated Professional Practice Seminar (3)
(to be taken in the last 6 units of course work)

 

Electives (15 units)

At least one course must be selected from the following, or by obtaining approval from the program director:

 

EDUC 660Teaching in a Multicultural Society (3)
SCED 649Teaching Gifted Students (3)
SPED 601Curriculum and Methods of Instruction for Secondary Transition (3)

 

All electives are planned in terms of the needs and goals of the individual student and must be approved by the program director.

NOTE: Earn a Graduate Certificate in Family- Professional Collaboration with your elective units. See the Family-Professional Collaboration heading in the College of Liberal Arts section for more information.

Master of Education with Thesis (33 units)

Required Courses (21 units)

 

EDUC 601 Concepts and Issues in Education (3)
EDUC 605 Research and Information Technology (3)
EDUC 761Research in Education (3)
SCED 647 Advanced Processes of Teaching and Learning (3)
SCED 741 Curriculum Theory and Development (3)
SCED 897 Masterís Thesis in Secondary Education (6)

 

Electives (12 units)

At least one course must be selected from the following, or by obtaining approval from the program director:

 

EDUC 660Teaching in a Multicultural Society (3)
SCED 649Teaching Gifted Students (3)
SPED 601Curriculum and Methods of Instruction for Secondary Transition (3)

 

All electives are planned in terms of the needs and goals of the individual student and must be approved by the program director.

NOTE: Earn a Graduate Certificate in Family- Professional Collaboration with your elective units. See the Family-Professional Collaboration heading in the College of Liberal Arts section for more information.

For information on all matters related to admissions, fees, or registration, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office.

 

 

 

 

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