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12-Month Online M.Ed. in Administration

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Master of Education, M.Ed.

Program Requirements

Core Courses

EDU 6305 Psychosocial Dimensions in Edu 3 Credits
EDU 6364 Using Data to Improve Education 3 Credits

Concentration Area Requirements

Students should select one or more of the concentration areas listed below.

Program requirements related to each concentration within the Master of Education:

Administration

Coursework and on-site experiences are provided to selected exceptional educational leaders in the field. This concentration leads to a Principal’s Certificate. Candidates must present a passing score on the principal TExES state exam in order to be certified.

EDU 6315 Instructional Ldrshp in Public Schools 3 Credits
EDU 6316 School Law Administration 3 Credits
EDU 6317 Administration of Ec-12 Curriculum 3 Credits
EDU 6319 Principal Internship 3 Credits
EDU 6321 Principal Cert II: Super & Cert Prep 3 Credits
EDU 6342 Sp Popula & Programs 3 Credits
EDU 6348 Managing Campus Resources 3 Credits
EDU 6362 The Principalship 3 Credits

Total Hours Administration Concentration (24)

Requirements for Professional Principal Certification

To be recommended for Professional Principal Certification by Texas Wesleyan University to the State Board of Educator Certification students must:

  1. Be a certified teacher with a minimum 2 years of teaching experience.
  2. Hold a Master’s Degree in Education or related fields from a regionally accredited university.
  3. Complete Texas Wesleyan University’s Leadership Institute.
  4. Complete the 18 credit hours of administration concentration area coursework.
  5. Complete 160 hours of Internship in a public school setting.
  6. Obtain a passing score on the Principal TExES (Test Code 68).
  7. Apply for certification through Texas Wesleyan University’s Certification Officer.

Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Urban Education

EDU 6307 Emerging Issues in Education 3 Credits
EDU 6315 Instructional Ldrshp in Public Schools 3 Credits
EDU 6338 Technology Integration and Innovation Ue 3 Credits
EDU 6340 Literacy in Urban Education Environments 3 Credits
EDU 6341 Addressing Social & Emotional Needs Ue 3 Credits
EDU 6356 App Lingistics in the Div Urban Classroo 3 Credits
EDU 6357 Cross-Cultural Communications 3 Credits
EDU 6366 Leading a Successful Turnaround Culture 3 Credits

Total Hours Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Urban Education (24)

Reading Specialist and Writing

EDU 6326 Writing Institute I 3 Credits
EDU 6327 Writing Institute II 3 Credits
RDG 6319 Foundations of Rdg 3 Credits
RDG 6320 Diag/Rem Rdg Diff 3 Credits
RDG 6324 Reading Clinic 3 Credits
RDG 6321 Reading & Writing Seminar 3 Credits
RDG 6322 Reading Practicum 3 Credits
or

any 3 graduate hours with approval of the program advisor 3 Credits

and one of the following:

RDG 6345 Rdg Content Area-Ele 3 Credits
RDG 6346 Rdg Content Area-Secondary 3 Credits

Total Hours Reading Specialist and Writing Concentration (24)

Exit Requirements for Professional Certification:

In addition to the Graduate Comprehensive Examination, the student must complete the following:

  1. A passing score on the TExES 151. Contact the Certification Officer for correct test code.
  2. Application for recommendation completed and returned to the Certification Officer in the School of Education.

Second Language Education and Culture

Selection criteria includes student being accepted into the Texas Wesleyan Graduate Studies in Education programs. If English is the student’s second language, the student must produce a TOEFL score of 570 or better. All students must have access to teaching in an ESL classroom for internship components of the program. The Master of Education in ESL/TESOL program may be completed summer to summer. Candidates for TESOL certificates only may complete the program in two summer sessions.

EDU 6320 Culturally Responsive Teching Methods 3 Credits
EDU 6356 App Lingistics in the Div Urban Classroo 3 Credits
EDU 6357 Cross-Cultural Communications 3 Credits
EDU 6358 Improving practice Internship 3 Credits
EDU 6360 Language Acquisition 3 Credits
RDG 6320 Diag/Rem Rdg Diff 3 Credits
and

any 6 graduate hours with approval of the program advisor 6 Credits

Total Hours Second Language and Culture Concentration (24)

ESL State Examination

Students who have completed all the Second Language Education and Culture (SLEC) coursework may request approval to take the ESL Endorsement TExES (Test Code 154).

Total Hours (30)