Master of Education Curriculum Requirements

The M.Ed. Program offers the following four concentrations:

  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Physical Education
  • Coaching Education and Athletic Administration

Program Curricula

Literacy Concentration

Core Courses (18 s.h.)

  • EDU 6000 Leadership in the 21st Century
  • EDU 6100 Instructional Technology
  • EDU 6200 Research Methods
  • EDU 6250 Use of Educational Assessment & Evaluation
  • EDU 6300 Trends & Issues in Education & Society
  • EDU 6350 Multicultural Perspectives

Concentration Courses (18 s.h.)

  • EDU 6700 Foundations of Reading
  • EDU 6710 Foundations of Writing
  • EDU 6720 Diagnosis & Assessment of Reading Difficulties
  • EDU 6730 Literacy Across the Curriculum
  • EDU 6740 Literacy & Literature
  • EDU 6980 Capstone

Special Education

Core Courses (18 s.h.)

  • EDU 6000 Leadership in the 21st Century
  • EDU 6100 Instructional Technology
  • EDU 6200 Research Methods
  • EDU 6250 Use of Educational Assessment & Evaluation
  • EDU 6300 Trends & Issues in Education & Society
  • EDU 6350 Multicultural Perspectives

Concentration Courses (18 s.h.)

  • EDU 6600 Literacy Methods in Special Education
  • EDU 6610 Diagnosis & Assessment of Reading/Math Difficulties
  • EDU 6620 Special Education: Legal, Ethical & Historical Perspectives
  • EDU 6630 Curriculum Assessment & Planning for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
  • EDU 6640 Teaching & Learning Strategies for Students with Cognitive Disabilities
  • EDU 6990 Capstone

Physical Education

Core Courses (15 s.h.)

  • EDU 6000 Leadership in the 21st Century
  • EDU 6100 Instructional Technology
  • EDU 6200 Research Methods
  • EDU 6300 Trends & Issues in Education & Society
  • EDU 6980 Capstone

Concentration Courses (21 s.h.)

  • PXS 6000 Qualitative Assessment of Motor Skill Patterns
  • PXS 6100 Achievement-Based Curriculum Design
  • PXS 6200 Physical Education for Students with Developmental Disabilities
  • PXS 6300 Advanced Behavior Management Techniques for Physical Activity Settings
  • PXS 6400 Instructional Methodology for Physical Activity Settings
  • PXS 6500 Physical Education for Students with Orthopedic & Sensory Disabilities
  • PXS 6600 Student, Teaching & Program Evaluation

Coaching Education and Athletic Administration

Core Courses (12 s.h.)

  • EDU 6000 Leadership in the 21st Century
  • EDU 6200 Research Methods
  • EDU 6350 Multicultural Perspectives
  • EDU 6980 Capstone

Concentration Courses (24 s.h.)

  • PXS 6000 Qualitative Assessment of Motor Skill Patterns
  • PXS 6050 Foundations of Coaching
  • PXS 6100 Achievement-Based Curriculum Design
  • PXS 6150 Marketing & Finance in Athletics
  • PXS 6250 Sport Psychology
  • PXS 6350 Injury Prevention & Risk Management
  • PXS 6450 Advanced Coaching, Performance & Conditioning
  • PXS 6550 Motor Learning