Master of Arts in Education — Middle Grades Education Degree Curriculum

Core Courses 12 hours

  • ETL 800: Leadership Skills for Teachers
  • ETL 801: Leading Achievement Change
  • ETL 803: Curriculum for Teacher Leaders
  • ETL 805: Research for Teacher Leaders

Middle Grades Supporting Courses 6 hours

  • EMG 806: Reading Instruction in the Middle School

AND one of the following:

  • EMS 818: Effective Instructional Models and Practices
  • EMS 830: Not listed in catalog course descriptions
  • EMS 842: Discipline and Classroom Management
  • EMS 855: Gifted and Talented Youth
  • EMS 880: Organization and Supervision of Student Teaching
  • EDF 855 Foundations of Multicultural Education
  • SED 800 Exceptional Learners in the Regular Classroom

Subject Matter Courses 9 hours

Subject matter: courses selected to strengthen candidate’s knowledge in one or two areas of certification.

Exit Requirements 3 hours

  • ETL 806: Teacher Leader Capstone

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion 30 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 6 of the university graduate catalog