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M.Ed. in Secondary Education-Talent Development

Ipads in Secondary Project-Based Learning

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

  • 36 semester hours
  • Master's capstone project, completed through CI 5311

The course work for this non-thesis degree program is not "set in stone." Students work with their advisor to develop a plan for their courses.  Any course substitutions must be approved by the academic advisor and the Graduate College. This M.Ed. program typically takes two years, though it is possible to complete the program more quickly.

Typical M. Ed. Program Courses for Secondary Education – Talent Development (determined with the graduate advisor)
1. CI 5309 Talent Development
2. Choice of: CI 5310 Creativity, or CI 5381 Creativity, Interest, and World(s)
3. CI 5383 Mentoring Across the Life Span
4. Choice of: CI 5330 Multicultural Education, or BILG 5388 Politics of Language
5. Choice of: EDCL 5339 Personal Vision of Leadership, EDTC 5310 Introduction to Educational Technology, or CI 5339 Project-Based Instruction
6. Choice of: CI 5368 The Politics and Creativity of Being and Becoming, or CI 5359 Curriculum for Depth and Challenge
7. CI 5311 Practicum in Talent Development
8. CI 5390 Research Seminar
9.) Choice of: CI 5364 Advanced Instructional Strategies for Secondary Teachers; CI 5372 Philosophical Foundations of Education; CI 5373 Professional Development for Teachers: Models, Research, and Theory; RDG 5324 Developing Content Area Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools; or SPED 5360 Survey of Exceptionality
10.) Course in the selected minor
11.) Course in the selected minor
12.) Course in the selected minor


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