Alumni | Master’s of Education in Advanced Instruction
Take your teaching career to the next level with a Master’s of Education in Advanced Instruction degree. Designed for teachers seeking the advanced theories and effective teaching methods needed to help transform the lives of all students, you will be challenged to address problems of practice in new and dynamic ways as you explore leadership opportunities in your own school and community.
Based on a framework of how best to integrate theory and practice, the curriculum was designed to specifically meet the needs of today’s teachers and empowers you to achieve positive outcomes in any educational environment through in-depth practice guided by the most current research.
CONCENTRATIONS OF STUDY
The program concentrates on advanced instruction in your chosen area of expertise by offering program tracks in:
- Differing Abilities (Secondary and Elementary)
- Elementary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
- Secondary STEM
- Secondary Humanities
The complete program is comprised of 32 units and can be completed in just about one year on a full-time basis.
ACTION RESEARCH PROJECT
A required Action Research Project focuses on preparing you to improve your practice and address the learning needs of the students in your classroom.
GIFTED EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
In addition to earning a Master of Arts in Teaching degree, you have the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Gifted Education. The certificate program is designed to help you develop the specialized knowledge and skills needed to recognize and respond to individual differences among gifted and talented students and to address the varying needs, interests and abilities of all students.
SPECIAL EDUCATION CREDENTIAL
In addition to earning a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in a core content area, you have the opportunity to earn an Education Specialist Credential in Mild/Moderate Disabilities. The credential program is designed to prepare you to develop or improve the specialized knowledge and skills needed to recognize and respond to individual differences among students with special education needs.
Share experiences with other teachers from across the country and around the world, while raising the level of student learning in your classroom.
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