Education: Secondary Education (M.Ed)
About the Program
The 30-credit (minimum} non-thesis master's degree in Secondary Education is a combination of pedagogy and content, designed for the Secondary school teacher. This degree will permit the practicing teacher, or certified teacher with past experience teaching, to acquire greater depth in STEM (or single subject mathematics, geology, physical science, or biology}, mathematics education, ESL/TESOL, foreign language, English/language arts, history, history/social science, instructional technology, or another Idaho SBOE-approved Secondary certification or endorsement area.
The advanced Secondary Education professional, through the core curriculum and other course work, is expected to meet the core standards for advanced professionals the CAEP standards for accreditation at the advanced level (see http://caepnet.org/standards/standards-advanced-programs).
The advanced Secondary Education professional is expected to meet Idaho Core Teacher Standards and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Core Propositions.
The advanced Secondary Education professional is expected to extend her/his subject matter depth in STEM (or single subject, such as mathematics, geology, physical science, or biology), mathematics education, ESL/TESOL, foreign language, English/language arts, history/social science, or another Idaho SBOE-approved Secondary subject matter content certification or endorsement area.
The advanced Secondary Education professional is expected to utilize the knowledge of subject area concentration in specific applications and assessments within the educational methods curriculum.
The student must apply to and meet all criteria for admission to the Graduate School. In addition, applicants for the Master of Education in Secondary Education must meet all college requirements for admission and retention. Those include previous teaching experience or current certification to teach in Idaho or another state.
General Requirements take the following courses, take 30 credits30 creditsTake the following courses:EDUC6601 - Research and Writing3 creditsEDUC6602 - Theories of Learning3 creditsEDUC6622 - Educ Assessment and Evaluation3 creditsEDUC6631 - Adv Secondary Methods3 creditsEDUC6641 - Adv Studies in K-12 Curric3 creditsEDUC6671 - Seminar in Secondary Educ3 credits
Content Area12 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.