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Master of Arts in Education in Middle Grade Education

100% Online Program

Please note: This program is open to teachers who are already certified in Middle Grade Education. If you have another area of certification (IECE, elementary, etc.), you will have to add a middle grade certificate before pursuing the Master’s degree option.

Teacher Leader Core (15 hours)

  • ETL 800 Leadership Skills for Teachers
  • ETL 801 Leading Achievement Change
  • ETL 803 Curriculum for Teacher Leaders
  • ETL 805 Research Methods for Educ Profes
  • EMG 806 Reading Instruction in Middle School

Exit Requirement (3 hours)

  • ETL 806 – Teacher Leader Capstone (1 hour)
  • EDF 804 Teaching and Leading with Technology (2 hours)
  • GRD 878c (no credit)

Concentration Area Choices:

Certification Area Specialization (12 hours)

  • Subject matter or education courses selected in consultation with advisor to strengthen knowledge in area(s) of certification.

ESL (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • EME 751 Linguistics in the Curriculum
  • EMS 775 Methods for Multilingual Learners
  • EMS 776 Assessment for Multilingual Learners
  • EMS 777 Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching

Gifted Education (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • EMS 855 Gifted and Talented Youth
  • EMS 856 Curriculum in Gifted/Talented Education
  • EMS 857 Model Programs for Gifted and Talented Education
  • EMS 858 Practicum for Gifted and Talented Education

Literacy Specialist (Grades P-12) Endorsement (15 hours)

  • ELE 871 Literacy Programs P-5 OR EMG 806 Reading Instruction in the Middle school
  • EMS 873 Trends and Issues in Language Arts
  • EMS 875 Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • EMS 876 Literacy, Leadership, and Advocacy
  • EME 877 Practicum for Reading Specialists

Total Program Requirements: 30 hours

More information can be found in the EKU Graduate Catalog

Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership


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