The required curriculum for the M.A. in Education K–12 comprises a 32–33 semester credit sequence of courses, including 23 semester credits of core courses and nine to ten credits in one concentration.
|EDUC 606||Teacher as Leader||3|
|EDUC 611||Educational Research||1|
|EDUC 616||Improving Instruction||3|
|EDUC 730||Introduction to Differentiation and Responsive Teaching||3|
|EDUC 731||Responsive Pedagogy for English Language Learners||3|
|EDUC 732||Culturally Responsive Instruction||3|
|EDUC 756||Preparing the Thesis/Action Research Project||1|
|EDUC 790||Writing the Thesis/Action Research Project 1||3|
|PSYC 635||Measurement and Assessment in Education||3|
|Select one concentration from the Concentrations tab||9-10|
Course must be taken for credit at Bethel.
Classroom Management: ENVoY: Online
|EDUC 745||ENVoY: The 7 Gems||3|
|EDUC 746||Classroom Charisma||3|
|EDUC 747||Group Dynamics in a Healthy Classroom||4|
Educational Leadership Concentration
The three courses in this concentrations are doctoral level. Doctoral-level credit is earned and doctoral-level tuition is charged. The student will discuss with the Ed.D. Enrollment Counselor course options that will best match the student's goals.
|EDUC 800||Historical, Cultural, and Philosophical Issues Impacting School Administration||3|
|EDUC 805||Principles of Organizational Leadership||3|
|EDUC 810||Curriculum and Instructional Management and Student Development||3|
International Baccalaureate Certificate in Teaching and Learning: Online
|EDUC 771||Curriculum Processes||3|
|EDUC 772||Assessment and Learning||3|
|EDUC 773||Teaching and Learning||3|
Special Education Concentration: Online or Face-to-Face
|Select 9 credits from the following:|
|SPED 600||Characteristics of Mild-Moderate Disabilities||3|
|SPED 620||Reading Foundations||3|
|SPED 631||Responsive Instruction, Intervention, and Assessment||3|
|SPED 641||Introduction to Behavioral Methods & Mental Health for Mild to Moderate Special Needs||3|
Teacher Coordinator of Work-Based Learning License: Online
|EDUC 705||History and Advancement of Work-Based Learning||3|
|EDUC 707||Designing School-Based Instruction for Work-Based Learning||3|
|EDUC 709||Implementing and Monitoring Work-Based Learning||3|
Technology for Educators: Online
|EDUC 711||Technology Applications for K-12 Schools||3|
|EDUC 712||Technology Curriculum Integration for K-12 Schools||3|
|EDUC 713||Providing Leadership in Educational Technology for K-12 Schools||2|
|EDUC 715||Practicum for Teachers of Computers, Keyboarding, and Related Technology for K-12 Schools||1|
At times the program director is able to build a customized concentration for students. This may include courses from multiple concentrations and/or transfer work from other institutions.
The M.A. degree program in Education K–12 will consider applicants who:
- Meet the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School.
- Submit an official transcript (U.S. schools) or NACES or AICE evaluation (international schools) showing an earned baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited (or internationally recognized as equivalent) institution and official transcripts or NACES or AICE evaluations from all graduate schools attended.
- Have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale on the highest degree completed.
- Submit two professional Admission References.
- Submit a written Statement of Purpose.
- Interview with the program director.
- Submit a copy of current or most recent state or internationally recognized teaching license at the elementary, secondary, or K–12 (or equivalent) level.
- Have completed a minimum of one year of teaching experience.
- Submit a current resume.
Students who have not achieved the minimum GPA, grade standards, or other assessment criteria may still apply to be considered for provisional acceptance. See Admission Categories.
- Add-On Teaching License
- Certificate in Classroom Management: ENVoY
- Director of Special Education License
- Ed.D. Leadership in Higher Education
- Ed.D. Leadership in K-12 Administration
- International Baccalaureate Certificate in Teaching and Learning
- K-12 Principal License
- M.A. in Teaching
- Superintendent License
- Teacher Coordinator of Work-Based Learning License
- Teachers of Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology Applications License
- Teaching License