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School Administration, M. Ed. & Residency Administrator Certificate
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Program:
This program prepares teachers for the residency principal´s certificate. A candidate shall complete at least 56 credits in an approved course of study to be developed in consultation with the graduate advisor and filed with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. Refer to the section on general master´s degree regulations for graduate school requirements. The Master of Education in school administration program provides options for the various school levels, but does not necessarily qualify the student for the residency principal´s certificate. The certificate requires that an applicant complete an application and be accepted to the administrator certification program and complete the 16 credit internship as described under EDAD 692 and 693. The School Administration program prepares individuals who can provide appropriate leadership and direction to the school professional staff and to the community by (1) developing a unified system for managing human resources; (2) developing long-range plans, policies and goals; and (3) executing the policies developed by the district.

Prerequisite:
One year of successful contracted teaching experience in a K-12 classroom setting is required for admissions to the School Administration program. One of the three required letter of recommendation forms must be from the applicant´s current principal or designee. Students are not allowed to register for EDAD courses until they have been fully admitted into either the School Administration, M.Ed. program or the Administrator Certificate Program.

Courses:
Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
EDF 507 Studies and Problems in Intercultural Education 3
EDF 510 Educational Research and Development 4
Select from Required Foundations and Research Courses under Professional Core 3
EDSE 512

Educational Rights of Individuals with Disabilities

3
EDAD 580

Educational Administration

5
EDAD 581

Public School Finance

5
EDAD 582

School Curriculum

5
EDAD 583

School and Community

5
EDAD 584

School Personnel

5
EDAD 586

Principal ship

5
EDAD 589

School Law

5
EDAD 700

Master's Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination

6
    Advisor approved electives 2
Total Credits Program 56

Residency Administrator Certificate – Principal and Program Administrator  Print PDF  Close: Current Panel

Program:
The Residency Administrator Certificate program is available to individuals who already possess a master´s degree OR who are currently working on an M.Ed. in school administration. Contact the school administration program director for details and admission information.

Students are not allowed to register for EDAD courses until they have been fully admitted into either the master´s degree program or the administrator certificate program.
Courses:

Additional courses may be required (e.g., special education and/or multicultural education) depending upon the background and experience of individual students.

Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
EDAD 580 Educational Administration 5
EDAD 581 Public School Finance 5
EDAD 582 School Curriculum 5
EDAD 583 School and Community 5
EDAD 584 School Personnel 5
EDAD 586 Principal ship 5
EDAD 589 School Law 5
EDAD 692 Pre-Autumn Internship in School Administration 4
EDAD 693 Internship in School Administration 12
Total Credits Program: 51
School Counseling M.Ed.
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The M.Ed. and certification programs in School Counseling train specialists to provide individual and group counseling in the schools and to consult with parents and teachers concerning the social, educational, and developmental tasks of children and youth. The State Board of Education"s standards for certification of school counselors require that the candidate complete an approved Master"s degree program in counseling which has been developed in concert with school and professional organizations. CWU is affiliated with and Educational Staff Associate (ESA) professional Education Advisory Board for the preparation of school counselors. The program emphasizes supervised practicum and field experiences. Upon completion of the master's degree and certification program, the individual will be qualified for the residency level certificate as a school counselor in the State of Washington. Candidates for residency certification generally follow the two-year program leading to the Master of Education degree in School Counseling. Candidates who have already earned a master"s or doctoral degree in a related field, such as Education, Special Education, Mental Health Counseling and School Social Work are not required to earn a second Master"s, but must complete all requirements for the M.Ed. degree and certification program in school counseling, with the exception of the thesis. The certification program also requires satisfactory completion of a comprehensive examination.

Prerequisites: PSY 362 and 363 (or approved equivalents) may be taken concurrently with certain program courses. Please note the background check and liability insurance requirements described in the general departmental information section.

Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
PSY 503 Pro seminar in School Counseling 3
PSY 544 Tests and Measurements 4
PSY 551 Behavior Analysis 4
PSY 552 Human Growth and Development, Advanced 3
PSY 555 Design and Analysis for Applied Research 4
PSY 559 Advanced Educational Psychology 4
PSY 560 Introduction to Counseling 4
PSY 561 Group Counseling 3
PSY 567 Counseling and Assessment: Children and Adolescents 5
PSY 569 Administering School Counseling Programs 4
PSY 571 Counseling for Relationships and Families 4
PSY 573 Career Development and Counseling 4
PSY 574 Multicultural Counseling 3
PSY 584 Behavior Disorders and Psychopathology 4
PSY 589 Professional and Ethical Issues 4
PSY 593 A Practicum in Counseling I: Interviewing 4
PSY 593 B Practicum in Counseling II: Assessment 4
PSY 593 C Practicum in Counseling III: Advanced 4
PSY 682 A School Counseling Internship I: Group 3
PSY 682 B School Counseling Internship II: Advanced 1-12
PSY 700 Master"s Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination 6
Total Credits Program 90
School Psychology M.Ed.
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The State Board of Education"s standards for certification of school psychologists require that the candidate complete an approved master"s degree program in psychology that has been developed in concert with school and professional organizations. (Note: candidates who have already received a master"s degree in a related field are not required to earn a second master"s, but must complete all requirements or their equivalent.) Successful completion of the preparation program at Central leads to eligibility for residency certification as an Educational Staff Associate (ESA) school psychologist and national certification through the National Association of School Psychologists. The certification program also requires satisfactory completion of the PRAXIS II examination in school psychology.

Prerequisites: PSY 362, PSY 363, (or approved equivalents) may be taken concurrently with certain program courses.

Master"s Degree Requirements:
The Master of Education degree in school psychology is granted to the candidate upon completion of 101 quarter hours of coursework including thesis. The following courses (or approved equivalents) are required:

Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
EDF 507 Studies and Problems in Intercultural Education 3
EDSE 523 Curriculum for Students with Special Needs 3
PSY 501 Professional Seminar in School Psychology 3
PSY 525 Psychology of Reading (EDRD 525) 3
PSY 551 Behavior Analysis 4
PSY 552 Human Growth and Development, Advanced 3
PSY 555 Design and Analysis for Applied Research 4
PSY 556 Advanced Evaluative Techniques 5
PSY 558 Advanced Statistics 5
PSY 559 Advanced Educational Psychology 4
PSY 560 Introduction to Counseling 4
PSY 561 Group Counseling 3
PSY 564 Intellectual Assessment 5
PSY 566 Personality Assessment 5
PSY 573 Career Development and Counseling 4
PSY 578 Applied Physiological Psychology 4
PSY 583 Consultation 3
PSY 584 Behavior Disorders and Psychopathology 4
PSY 592 A Practicum in School Psychology 3
PSY 592 B Practicum in School Psychology 3
PSY 593 A Practicum in Counseling I: Interviewing 4
PSY 593 B Practicum in Counseling II: Assessment 4
PSY 683 School Psychology Internship 5-15
PSY 700 Master´s Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination 6
Health and Physical Education, M.S.
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Admission:
The Master of Science in Health and Physical Education offers an on-line program focused on the types of knowledge and skills that will enhance one´s effectiveness as a teacher of physical and health education. In addition to general university requirements for admission to the graduate school, full admission to the graduate program in Health and Physical Education requires an undergraduate degree with a major in the student's desired area of study.

Students are required to attend two, two-week intensive sessions during two consecutive summers. Each two-week intensive session includes two, 3 credit graduate level classes. Students are also required to enroll and successfully complete 6 credits of online graduate coursework each quarter of the two year program.

Program:
Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
HPE 510 Issues in Health and Physical Education 3
HPE 557 Research Methods and Design in Health and Physical Education 4
HPE 560 Statistical Applications in Health and Physical Education 4
HHPN 700 Master´s Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination 6
 
Total Required Credits
17
Elective Courses
  Advisor approved electives 14-24
  Electives in related disciplines 5-18
HHPN 595 Graduate Research 1-6
HPE 577 Physical Education Curriculum Design 3
HPE 578 Physical Education Program Promotion 3
HPE 579 Supervision of Student Teachers in Physical Education 3
HPE 580 Physical Education Grant Writing and Fundraising 3
HPE 581 Technological Applications in Health and Physical Education 3
PE 540 Socio-Psychological Dimensions of Sport 3
PE 560 Systematic Analysis of Teaching Physical Education 3
PE 561 Curricular Trends in Physical Education 3
PE 599 Seminars in Physical Education 3
  Total Elective Credits: 28
  Total Credits Health and Physical Education Program 45
Master Teacher, M.Ed.
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Department Information:
The master teacher is a program of advanced preparation for classroom teachers intending to become teacher scholars and to assume positions of leadership within their schools with respect to the development of curriculum, instructional strategies, and related classroom concerns.

The program is intended to allow current teachers to focus on areas of emphasis in the P-12 classroom settings.

Prerequisite:
A minimum of one year of contracted teaching experience in a P-12 classroom setting is required for admission to the master teacher program. One of the three required recommendation forms for admission to the master teacher program must come from the applicant's current or most recent Principal or designee.

Program:
The student will complete at least 45 credits as outlined in an approved course of study filed with the office of Graduate Studies, Research, and Continuing Education. The development of a course of study most appropriate to the professional goals and purposes of each individual student must be completed and approved by a program advisor or committee chair upon the completion of 12 credits.

Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
EDF 510 Educational Research and Development 4
Elective Courses (Select at least six credits from the following) 6
EDF 501 Educational Foundations 3
EDF 502 History of Education 3
EDF 503 Philosophy of Education 3
EDF 504 Advanced Educational Statistics 4
EDF 505 Educational Measurement for Teachers 3
EDF 506 Educational Futurism 3
EDF 507 Studies and Problems in Intercultural Education 3
EDF 508 Comparative Education 3
EDF 567 Educational Change 3
PSY 552* Human Growth and Development, Advanced 3
PSY 559* Advanced Educational Psychology 4
*(Only one of PSY 552 and PSY 559 may be included to meet the
foundations requirement)
 
Total Credits Professional Core - Advanced 10
EDBL, EDCS, EDEL,
or EDF 700
Master’s Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination 6
  Total Required Credits 16
Elective Courses  
Area of emphasis and related study 29
Total Credits Master Teacher Program 45


Master of Arts for Teachers: Mathematics
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The Master of Arts for mathematics teaching program has been structured mainly for middle school and high-school mathematics teachers. It also may prepare a student for community college teaching and for advanced study in mathematics education. Sequencing of the required coursework is minimal and makes it possible in most cases to complete all the requirements for the degree in three consecutive summer sessions.

Admission Requirements: In addition to general regulations for admission to master"s programs, the department prefers that a student has earned a baccalaureate degree with a major in mathematics or equivalent from an accredited college or university. A student with a baccalaureate degree with a major other than mathematics may be admitted to the graduate program upon the recommendation and permission of the chair of the mathematics department. Any deficiencies for regular admission must be removed during the first year of graduate study.

Applicants should have one year of teaching experience certified by an appropriate school official.

Program:
Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
Required Foundations and Research Courses under Professional Core 10
MATH 505 Proof Writing 1
MATH 506 Technology for Teaching Mathematics 1
MATH 523 Math Methods for Jr. High School 2
MATH 524 Math Methods for High School 2
MATH 530 Mathematical Recreation 3
MATH 550 Transformational Geometry 3
MATH 562 Modern Algebra for Teachers 3
MATH 566 Matrices and Their Applications 3
MATH 570 Calculus for Secondary Teachers 3
MATH 572 Elementary Real Analysis 3
MATH 700 Master"s Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination* 3-6
Total Required Credits 37-40
Elective Courses
 
Committee approved electives 10-12
Total Credits Mathematics Program 46
*A written report, field study or other project, or a formal research problem in mathematics or mathematics education which results in a thesis based upon the student"s goals, in close consultation with the student"s graduate committee.
Music, M.M.
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The Master of Music curriculum is designed to provide opportunity for depth of study in an area of specialization, to increase professional competence in teaching and performance, and to prepare for continued self-directed study or advanced graduate study. All candidates shall complete at least 45 credits as delineated in an approved course of study filed with the Office of Graduate Studies, Research and Continuing Education.

Admission Requirements:
In addition to general regulations for admission to the master´s program, the following requirements apply to the Master of Music, Music Education degree:
  1. Bachelor´s degree from an accredited college with a major in music or its equivalent.
  2. Evaluation of an undergraduate paper in the field of music education.
  3. Completion of a least one year of successful public school music instruction (under a special request made by the entering student, this requirement may be waived by the music education committee).
  4. Evidence of an appropriate level of musicianship, satisfied in one of the following ways:
  1. Performance audition
  2. Videotape or audiotape of a performance directed by the applicant
  3. Videotape of a music lesson or class taught by the applicant
  4. Other evidence deemed appropriate in consultation with the evaluating committee.
Program:
Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
Courses in the major field should include those that enable students to understand and evaluate research in music education: select from  
MUS 521 Methods of Musical Research 3
MUS 700 Master´s Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination 6
Total Required Credits 9
Elective Courses  
Courses in major field 9-15
Other studies in music, including 3 credits in ensemble courses 12-15
Elective courses in supportive areas 6-16
MUS 425 Studio Pedagogy 3
MUS 520 Methods of Teaching Theory 3
MUS 582 Instrumental Administration Techniques 3
MUS 583 Supervision of Public School Music 3
MUS 599 Seminar 1-5
MUS 611 Graduate Seminar in Music: Music Education 3-5
Total Elective Credits
36
Total Credits Program 45
Reading Specialist, M.Ed.
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The following college-level courses should be taken prior to enrollment in the specialization courses and may not be counted as part of the required credits in the reading specialist program:

- Basic reading course - Basic language arts course -Basic children’s literature course

Prerequisite:
A minimum of one year of successful, contracted teaching experience in a K-12 classroom setting is required for admission to the reading specialist program. One of the three required recommendation forms for admission to the reading specialist program must come from the applicant’s current or most recent principal or designee.

Program:
The student will complete at least 45 credits as outlined in an approved course of study filed with the office of Graduate Studies, Research, and Continuing Education. The development of a course of study most appropriate to the professional goals and purposes of each individual student must be completed and approved by a program advisor or committee chair upon the completion of 15 credits.

Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
Required Foundations and Research Courses under Professional Core 10
EDCS 424 Reading in the Content Fields 3
EDRD 521 Reading in the Elementary School 4
EDRD 523 Survey of Research in Reading 3
EDRD 525 Psychology of Reading 3
EDRD 526 Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties 3
EDRD 528 Remediation of Reading Difficulties 3
EDRD 592 Practicum: Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Difficulties 3
EDRD 700 Master's Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination 6
Total Required Credits 38
Elective Courses (not limited to the list below)  
EDRD 418 Reading and Linguistics 3
EDRD 419 Storytelling Techniques 3
EDBL 440 Reading English as a Second Language 3
EDAD 584 School Personnel 5
EDAD 599 Seminar 1-5
EDEL 531 Teaching Elementary School Language Arts, Advanced 3
EDRD 520 Advanced Teaching of Reading: Methods and Materials 3
Total Elective Credits
7
Total Credits Program 45
Special Education M.Ed.
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The Master of Education with specialization in special education is designed to allow students to pursue graduate level study in the various areas of special education.

Prerequisites:
Students must have an institutional endorsement in special education. Students without an institutional endorsement will be required to complete the endorsement prior to the final exam for their master’s degree. Anyone wanting to complete a master’s degree without a special education teaching certificate must have special education faculty permission.

Program:
Students will complete at least 45 credits of approved graduate level coursework. The course of study will be developed in consultation with their major advisor from special education and filed with the office of Graduate Studies, Research and Continuing Education. Admission Requirements:

Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
Required Foundations and Research Courses under Professional Core 10
EDSE 501 Orientation, Foundations, and Issues 2
EDSE 503 High Prevalence Categories of Exceptionality 3
EDSE 512 Educational Rights of Individuals with Disabilities 3
EDSE 521 Functional Assessment 3
EDSE 522 Collaboration/Consultation 3
EDSE 523 Curriculum for Students with Special Needs 3
EDSE 585 Administration and Supervision of Programs for Individuals with Disabilities 3
EDSE 684 Internship in Professional Affiliated Disciplines 2-4
EDSE 100 Master´s Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination 6
Total Required Credits
40
Areas of Concentration (by advisement)  
EDSE 583 Seminar: Research Special Education 2
EDSE 597 Graduate Research in Special Education 4
Total Area of Concentration Credits 6
Total Credits Program 45
Theatre Production, M.A.
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The graduate program in theatre arts is designed to prepare English and drama teachers to teach and produce theatre in the secondary and middle schools. Required core courses are designed specifically for the secondary school setting and include study in stage technology, teaching acting skills, acquiring basic learning in dramatic literature and history, supervised practice in directing plays and musicals, compiling classroom activities, and creating a curriculum for drama program development.

The program is offered almost entirely in the summer months. Some graduate study is available during the regular school year. It should be noted that most students find it necessary to register for thesis credits during the academic year.

Program Requirements:
A minimum of 56 credits is required for the degree. Creative project (thesis) credits may be included in the minimum. The creative project (thesis) required is a full production of a play or musical at an approved outside venue, or an approved process drama project with written documentation, director's book, and video submitted to the department. The candidate's graduate committee which consists of three faculty members selected by the candidate, will select a member, usually the chair, who will view the production in performance at the candidate's theatre. An oral examination and defense of the creative project (thesis) is required. A maximum of 15 graduate credits earned within the previous four years at CWU may be applied to the program. The department and the university reserve the right to determine the acceptability of other transfer credit from any institution. Of the 56 credits required, 40 must be at the 500 level. Prerequisites required for admission to the program may not be applied. A core program from seven components is required.

Required Core Courses:
Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Component 1: Directing  
TH 540 Graduate Directing I 3
TH 541 Graduate Directing II 3
TH 542 Musical Theatre Directing 4
Component 2: Literature and Criticism  
TH 510 Studies in Dramatic Literature 4
TH 511 Analysis and Criticism 4
Component 3: Performance (choose 12 credits) 12
TH 531 Mime and Movement 3
TH 533 Stage and Combat for Teachers 3
TH 534 Improvisational Techniques 3
TH 539 Directing and Teaching Young Actors 3
TH 543 Acting Fundamentals 3
TH 544 Acting Styles 3
TH 545 Voice and Dialects 3
TH 546 Teaching Shakespeare Performance 3
Component 4: Technology and Design (choose 12 credits)
(at least 1 costume, 1 scenic, 1 lights)
12
TH 560 Stage and TV Makeup 3
TH 562 Costume Accessories 3
TH 565 Creative Costuming 3
TH 566 Masks and Makeup 3
TH 568 Lighting Techniques 3
TH 571 Design Methodology 3
TH 580 Scenic Methods 3
TH 583 Settings and Properties 3
Component 5: Pedagogy and Program Development (choose 6 credits) 6
TH 520 Exploring Drama in the Classroom 3
TH 521 Curriculum and Program Development 3
TH 530 Play writing Application 3
TH 584 Puppetry in the Classroom 3
Component 6: Creative Project (8 credits) 8
TH 501 Introduction to Graduate Studies 1
TH 502 Introduction to the Creative Project 1
TH 700 Master"s Thesis Project 6
Total Credits Program 56
Component 8: Enrichment  
TH 503 Survey of Theatre History and Literature 4
TH 520 Exploring Drama in the Classroom 3
TH 521 Curriculum and Program Development 3
TH 530 Play writing Application 3
TH 531 Mime and Movement 3
TH 533 Stage and Combat for Teachers 3
TH 534 Improvisational Techniques 3
TH 539 Directing and Teaching Young Actors 3
TH 543 Acting Fundamentals 3
TH 544 Acting Styles 3
TH 545 Voice and Dialects 3
TH 546 Teaching Shakespeare Performance 3
TH 547 Musical Theatre Choreography 3
TH 550 Theatre and Arts Management 3
TH 650 Stage and TV Makeup 3
TH 562 Costume Accessories 3
TH 565 Creative Costuming 3
TH 566 Masks and Makeup 3
TH 568 Lighting Techniques 3
TH 570 Music Theatre Workshop 1-6
TH 571 Design Methodology 3
TH 580 Scenic Methods 3
TH 583 Settings and Properties 3
TH 584 Puppetry in the Classroom 3
TH 587 Theatre Pedagogy 4
TH 591 Workshop Credits 1-6
TH 596 individual Study 1-6
TH 598 Special Topics 1-6
TH 599 Seminar 1-5
Professional Certification-Teacher
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Candidates for the Professional Certification-Teacher must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete provisional status as a teacher in a public school pursuant to RCW 28A.405.220 or the equivalent in a state board of education approved private school.
  • Complete an approved Professional Certification-Teacher program which has been collaboratively developed by the college/University and the respective Professional Education Advisory Board (PEAB).
  • Demonstrate competency in three standards (i.e., Effective Teaching, Professional Development, and Professional Contributions) and the 12 criteria relevant to the three standards.
  • Complete the child abuse coursework requirement.


The Professional Certification-Teacher at CWU is comprised of 15 quarter credits over three sections:
ECTL 601: Pro. Cert. Pre-Assessment Seminar (4 quarter credits)

Candidates attending this seminar will review standards and criteria for professional certification and, with guidance from their district and University team members, identify evidence/indicators to meet each criterion using the common Professional Growth Plan format. The Pre-Assessment Seminar will culminate with the approval of the Professional Growth Plan by the Professional Growth Team.

Professional Growth Core (9 quarter credits)

The core of the Professional Growth Plan will differ depending on individual professional development needs of candidates. Candidates may choose to: Enroll in college courses for credit; Enroll in professional development courses. These courses may involve attending workshops and/or conferences, participating in district in service and staff development activities, completing independent research projects or internships, or other activities as recommended by the Professional Growth Team; or Combine college courses and professional development courses in order to successfully meet program criteria.

ECTL 609: Pro. Cert. Culminating Seminar (2 quarter credits)

Evidence for each of the Professional Certification-Teacher criteria will constitute a portfolio, which will be submitted in electronic and paper formats to the Professional Growth Team for evaluation prior to the culminating seminar. Candidates attending this seminar will present final documentation and evidence of Professional Certification-Teacher level knowledge, skill, and performance. The professional growth team will evaluate the portfolio relative to the requirements of the Professional Certification-Teacher and, if the portfolio meets all criteria, make a recommendation for Professional Certification to the CWU Teacher Certification Office.



Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
ECTL 601 Professional Certification-Teacher: Pre-Assessment Seminar 4
ECTL 609 Professional Certification-Teacher: Culminating Seminar 2
Total Required Courses 6
Elective Courses  
  Professional Growth Core 9
ECTL 603 Gathering and Evaluating Quality Evidence 2
Total Credits Program 15
Library Media
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This is a program to qualify students to become Library Media Specialists for K-12 schools in Washington State.

Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Courses  
EDCS 514 Media Development 3
EDCS 516 Advanced Media Utilization 3
EDCS 526 Instructional Methods for Library Media Specialists 3
EDCS 536 Selecting Literature for Children and Young Adults 3
EDCS 548 Collection Development for Library Media Specialists 3
EDCS 558 Cataloging and Classification for Library Media Specialists 3
EDCS 568 Information Storage and Retrieval 3
EDCS 578 Administration of Media/Technology Programs 3
EDCS 596 Individual Studies (1-6 credits; must be taken for a
minimum of three credits)
3
Total Credits Program 27
Required Educational Foundations and Research Courses: Advanced Teaching Degrees
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The master of education degree programs are designed primarily for elementary and secondary school teachers and school service personnel. Since the programs may also prepare the student for community college teaching and for advanced study, the student should seek advice from the programs advisors. For advice regarding specializations, contact the appropriate department.

Admission Requirements:
In addition to general requirements for admission to master's programs, students desiring admission to programs in education must meet departmental requirements. Members of the appropriate department will review the student's application materials from the Office of Graduate Studies and Research and, if deemed necessary, may meet with the student before a recommendation for admission can be made.

Prefix / Course Number Course Title Credits
Required Course  
EDF 510 Educational Research and Development 4
Elective Courses (Select at least six credits from the following) 6
EDF 501 Educational Foundations 3
EDF 502 History of Education 3
EDF 503 Philosophy of Education 3
EDF 504 Advanced Educational Statistics 4
EDF 505 Educational Measurement for Teachers 3
EDF 506 Educational Futurism 3
EDF 507 Studies and Problems in Intercultural Education 3
EDF 508 Comparative Education 3
EDF 567 Educational Change 3
PSY 552* Human Growth and Development, Advanced 3
PSY 559* Advanced Educational Psychology 4
*(Only one of PSY 552 and PSY 559 may be included to meet the
foundations requirement)
 
Total Credits Professional Core - Advanced 10


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