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School Leadership / Middle and Secondary Teacher Education


Curriculum & Instruction Master's Degree

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Required for Curriculum Leadership Area of Concentration (nine credit hours):

 

EA

 

830

 

School Leadership Theory

 

3

Every semester online

 

ED

 

865

Advanced Theory and Practice in Teaching

 

3

Spring semester online

 

ED

 

886

 

Designing Instructional Programs

 

3

Offered fall only

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electives for Effective Practitioner Area of Concentration:

9 additional credits of advisor approved elective 700+

 

Required for National Board Certification Concentration (nine credit hours):

ED

842

NBC Portfolio Development

3

Contact Alvin Peters

apeters@emporia.edu

ED

843

NBC School Based Project

6

Contact Alvin Peters

apeters@emporia.edu

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Areas of Concentration

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Students must follow the graduate degree procedures of the Department of School Leadership/Middle and Secondary Teacher Education and the School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Emporia State University. The criteria for admission include the following:

  • GPA (a minimum of 2.5 on last 60 undergraduate hours)
  • Completion of either the Graduate Record Exam or Miller Analogies Test scores
  • Complete and pass the Departmental Essay. See the rubric on the department Student Information page.
  • Two references from supervisors or individuals who have had the responsibility of evaluating your academic or professional performance.  When you apply for the graduate program, the confidential reference requests will be sent via email to your reference providers.
  • Complete the Disposition form
  • ESU faculty approval utilizing the ‘Graduate Admissions Rating Form'

Admission points are assigned on each of the above elements. The stronger the performance, the greater the number of points assigned. Admission points are totaled on the Graduate Admissions Rating Form.

Additional information regarding any of the stated criteria is available upon request. Students are urged to begin immediately upon notice of probationary acceptance to make arrangements or complete details to gain degree candidacy. APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION TO DEGREE CANDIDACY MUST HAVE ALL REQUIREMENTS COMPLETED BEFORE THE COMPLETION OF 21 HOURS.

ADMISSION AND RETENTION POLICIES

Knowledge of and compliance with the requirements for any graduate degree are primarily the responsibility of the student. Consequently, careful reading and study of the graduate catalog should be a self-imposed prerequisite for all students applying for admission to graduate study. The graduate catalog is available online at Graduate Catalog.

Application for admission is available online at Apply Here. Copies of official transcripts of all college credit must be supplied. (Transcripts must include the baccalaureate degree and all transfer credit that is to be applied to the master's degree.)

Upon satisfactory completion of the five introductory/research courses, the core knowledge examination and the above requirements the student will be admitted to candidacy for the degree sought. Candidacy is the formal approval for pursuit of a graduate degree after it is determined that all specified admissions criteria have been met. Students shall continuously demonstrate personal characteristics appropriate to the profession and maintain a 3.0 GPA or better throughout the program.

TIME REQUIREMENTS

All work must be completed within a seven-year period. The seven-year period begins with the semester in which the first course applied to the degree was taken.