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M.A. in Elementary Education-Talent Development

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Key requirements of the Master of Arts (M.A.) program in elementary education with a concentration in talent development:

  • A minimum of 30 semester hours
  • Student research
  • A written thesis

The M.A. program emphasizes the development of students' research skills and students' engagement in research.  This degree program typically will require two years to complete.  The length of the program will be related to the student's thesis research.  

M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
1. CI 5309 Talent Development
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
2. CI 5383 Mentoring Across the Life Span
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
3. CI 5310 Creativity: Theories, Research, and Applications
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
4. CI 5368 The Politics and Creativity of Being and Becoming
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
5. CI 5311 Practicum in Talent Development
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
6. CI 5330 Multicultural Teaching and Learning
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
7. CI 5390 Research Seminar in Education (must be taken in the first semester of enrollment)
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
8. CI 7352 Beginning Qualitative Research
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
9. CI 5399A Thesis A
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
10. CI 5399B Thesis B
M.A. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
Note: Students continue to enroll in a thesis course until the thesis is completed.
Elementary teacher smiling with her 2nd graders
Kristen Freeman, M.Ed. in Elementary Education-Talent Development with a minor in Reading

For information about course formats and locations, see Course Formats.

Once admitted to the program, remember to contact your advisor before registering for courses each semester.