Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Master of Education (MED)

Course Requirements (MED)

The Master of Education (MEd) program is designed primarily for the advanced professional development of already-licensed teachers. Concentrations in the MEd degree may be used to achieve additional endorsements in several licensure areas. Additional endorsements blend core MEd degree requirements with the specific coursework required for the endorsement. A minimum of 32 graduate credit hours is required to award the MEd degree.

Course Requirements for MED

LEAD 601Teacher as Leader: Renewing the Profession

3

LEAD 615Strategies for Whole School Renewal

3

EDFD 605Philosophy and Ethics of Education (Formerly MED 605)

3

EDFD 639Midpoint Assessment and Portfolio Development

2

EDFD 640Educational Research

3

EDFD 675Capstone Project

4

Refer to the Reading Specialist (READ) Section for Specific Degree Requirements.

READ 615 Not Required for Reading Specialist (READ).

Elective Courses (15 credits)

Any Combination of CIED, EDDL, READ, LEAD, EDFD, or EDTC Courses

Total Credit Hours:33

Candidates for the M.Ed. degree who are part of Memphis Teaching Fellows (MTF) or Teach for America (TFA) may be eligible for up to 9 hours of experiential learning credit.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM) CoLab Education Certificate Program

The Graduate Certificate in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM) Education is designed for all K-12 educators to improve literacy and integration of STEM concepts across all disciplines such as English, Literature, Social Studies, and Fine Arts. The certificate includes the study of STEM teaching principles, project-based learning methods, collaborative learning and assessment, and a focus on integration of mathematics and computer programming skills.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM) CoLab is a partner ship between Christian Brothers University and Christian Brothers High School to provide a rigorous and innovative STEMM education program for high school students. STEMM CoLab developed this certificate program with the objective to improve educator pedagogy in STEM education across the academic disciplines while focusing on two (2) themes: (1) curriculum authoring and (2) technology integration. Courses:

All classes can be applied toward the M.Ed. Program upon successful completion.

* Elective offerings in Data Analytics and Information Technology through Graduate Engineering. Please contact MED Director for course options.

Course Requirements for Master of Education - Reading Specialist (READ)

Course Requirements for MED - Reading Specialist

LEAD 601Teacher as Leader: Renewing the Profession

3

EDFD 605Philosophy and Ethics of Education (Formerly MED 605)

3

EDFD 639Midpoint Assessment and Portfolio Development

2

EDFD 640Educational Research

3

EDFD 675Capstone Project

4

READ 630Foundations of Literacy

6

READ 631Integration of Literacy

6

READ 633Reading Assessment Strategies

3

READ 634The Reading and Writing Connection

3

Total Credit Hours:33