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M.Ed. in Elementary Education-Talent Development

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One of our graduates with her students

Key requirements of the Master of Education (M.Ed.) program in elementary education-talent development:

  • 36 credit hours
  • Master's Capstone Project, completed through CI 5311

This non-thesis degree program typically is completed in two years, though it is possible to complete the program more quickly. This program includes a graduate minor.

M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
1. CI 5309 Talent Development
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
2. Choice of: CI 5310 Creativity, or CI 5381 Creativity, Interest, and World(s)
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
3. CI 5383 Mentoring Across the Life Span
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
4. Choice of: CI 5330 Multicultural Teaching and Learning, or BILG 5388 Politics of Language
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
5. Choice of: CI 5317 Alternative Elementary Teaching Strategies, EDTC 5310 Educational Technology, or EDCL 5339 Personal Vision of Leadership
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
6. Choice of: CI 5368 The Politics and Creativity of Being and Becoming, or CI 5359 Curriculum with Depth and Challenge
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
7. CI 5311 Practicum in Talent Development
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
8. CI 5390 Research Seminar
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
9.) Choice of: CI 5303 Teaching Math in the Elementary School, CI 5328 Elementary Social Studies; CI 5329 The Elementary School Science Curriculum; CI 5372 Philosophical Foundations of Education; CI 5373 Professional Development for Teachers: Models, Research, and Theory; RDG 5340 Connecting Reading and Writing in the Classroom; or SPED 5360 Survey of Exceptionality [or approved substitution]
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
10.) Course in the selected minor
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
11.) Course in the selected minor
M.Ed. in Elementary Education – Talent Development
12.) Course in the selected minor

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.