Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Education M.A.T. — English Education Emphasis

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

One full year of full-time classroom teaching required for admission.

See “Education M.A.T.

Degree Requirements — 30 Credits

Graduate Study Core — 6 credits

Students must complete at least one course in research methodology designated as appropriate to the discipline. EED 623 is the preferred course; however, SRM 600 or ELIT 623 can be substituted ONLY with advisor approval.

EED 600Introduction to Graduate Studies: Issues, Trends, and Topics in English Education

3

EED 623Teaching as Inquiry: Teacher Action Research in the ELA Classroom

3

or

ELIT 623Classroom Literacy Research Design

3

or

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Required Electives — 6 credits

Select two courses chosen from the following programs in consultation with your advisor:

  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (ECLD)
  • Educational Psychology (PSY)
  • Educational Foundations (EDF)
  • Literacy (ELIT) or Reading (EDRD)
  • Special Education (EDSE)
  • Technology Innovation & Pedagogy (TIP)

Student Designed Cognate — 18 credits

Any six courses (18 SCH) from the following programs, selected by the student in consultation with an English Education advisor. (Courses from other programs may be included with advisor approval.)

  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (ECLD)
  • Educational Psychology (PSY)
  • Educational Foundations (EDF)
  • English (ENG)
  • Literacy (ELIT) or Reading (EDRD)
  • Special Education (EDSE)
  • Technology Innovation & Pedagogy (TIP)

Students can take courses either on-line or on-site. Program completion includes the submission of a Capstone Project developed in consultation with an English Education advisor and approved by the English Education faculty.