Master of Education Options

 

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Elementary Education - 0800

The graduate program option for the elementary teacher is designed for a graduate student specializing in teaching in grade levels K-8 and leads to the Master of Education Degree. Special attention is given to the develpment of the student as a consumer of research along with an emphasis on knowledge, skills and attitudes.

In order to complete this option, a student must satisfy at least one of the following. Additional course work necessary to meet one of the requirements will not apply toward the degree.

1. Hold an undergraduate major in elementary education.

2. Holds, or has held, or is eligible for an Oklahoma teaching license or a provisional or standard elementary certificate.

3. Have at least twelve hours which would apply as "specialized education" toward the standard elementary certificate.

 

Elementary School Principal - 0830

The graduate program option for the elementary principal is designed for the graduate student specializing in elementary administration in grades K-8. Special attention is given to the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are necessary to become an elementary principal.

In order to complete this option, a student must hold and maintain a valid Oklahoma Teaching Certificate.

Students should check with the certification officer at ECU to confirm no changes have been made in state requirements.

 

Reading - 0820

The graduate program option for the reading specialist is designed for the graduate student specializing in teaching reading, supervising, or directing special reading programs in grade levels K-12, and leads to the Master of Education Degree. Special attention is given to the development of the student as a consumer of research along with a major emphasis on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are necessary to become a specialist in reading.

In order to complete this option, a student must have a minimum of six hours credit in the following. This course work will not apply towards the degree.

1. One course in reading methods.

2. One course in language arts methods or children's or adolescent literature.

 

Secondary Education - 0830

The graduate program option for secondary teachers is designed for the graduate student specializing in teaching in grade levels 7-12, including the elementary-secondary fields of art, physical education, and music, and leads to the Master of Education Degree. Special attention is given to the development of the student as a consumer of research along with an emphasis on knowledge, skills, and attitudes.

In order to complete this option, a student must satisfy at least one of the following. Additional course work necessary to meet one of the requirements will not apply toward the degree.

1. Hold an undergraduate degree in secondary teaching field.

2. Holds or has held, or is eligible for an Oklahoma teaching license or a provisional, standard, or professional certificate.

3. Have at least twelve hours in secondary teaching field.

 

Secondary School Principal - 0831

The graduate program option for the secondary principal is designed for the graduate student specializing in secondary administration in grades 7-12 or any accredited middle school. Special attention is given to the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are necessary to become a secondary principal.

In order to complete this option, a student must hold and maintain a valid Oklahoma Teching Certificate.

Students should check with the certification officer at ECU to confirm no changes have been made in state requirements.

 

Secondary Education-

Educational Technology - 0832

The Master of Education, Secondary Education option, Educational Technology Specialization is intended for t he student who desires to coordinate a distance education program or technology system for the school building or system. The program includes three courses that lead to Microsoft certification as well as courses in Research, Curriculum, Educational Philosophy, and Administration.

 

Secondary Education-

Sports Administration - 0833

The Master of Education, Secondary Education Option, Sports Administration specialization is designed to prepare the professional educator for positions as Head Coach, Athletic Director, or other administrative positions responsible for directing public school athletic programs. The program is based on a solid foundation in secondary education, with specialized courses in athletic administration.

 

Secondary Education-

Academic Discipline - 0834

The graduate program for the Master of Education, Secondary Education-Academic Discipline Option is designed to provide 18 hours of secondary content specialization to meet the demand for highly qualified teacher for secondary public schools and to provide content area graduate level courses for speciaization for those who desire to teach at the junior college level. Special atteention is given to the development of the student as a consumer of research along with an emphasis on specific content area knowledge, skills and attitudes.

 

Elementary/Secondary

School Counselor - 0841 & 0842

The graudate program option for the school counselor is designed for the graduate student specializing in counseling at the elementary or secondary level and leads to the Master of Education Degree. Special attention is given to the development of the student as a consumer of research along with a major emphasis on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are necessary to become a school counselor.

NOTICE: THE HOURS FOR LPC INCREASED AS OF 1/1/2000.

For information on obtaining LPC contact and work closely with your advisor.

 

Special Education - 0850

The graduate program option for the special education teacher is designed for the graduate student specializing in teaching children with learning disabilities in grades K-12. This option leads to a Master of Education Degree. Special attention is given to the development of the student as a consumer of research along with the major emphasis on the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are necessary to become a special education teacher.

 

Library Media - 0900

The Master's of Library Media is designed for graduate students planning to become a School Library Media Specialist in grades PK-12 in public or private educational settings. The intent of the program is to prepare competent, certified School Library Media Specialists in accordance with state and national professional standards and guidelines. All areas  of school librarianship, including technology, are emphasized. Special attention is given to the development of the student as a consumer of research along with a major emphasis on the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are necessary to become a School Library Media Specialist.