ARCHIVED 2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    Oct 24, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Supervision (M.A.Ed.)

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Program Description:

Each of the programs leading to the M.A.Ed. degree in educational supervision requires a minimum of 38 semester hours of graduate study. Program options include curriculum instruction, instructional-technology specialist–computers, and international studies. Requirements prepare a study for graduate teaching licensure as a curriculum-instruction specialist, level one in North Carolina. Students in the instructional technology specialist– computers option also may qualify for licensure in computers. Students in the international studies program do not qualify for North Carolina licensure. Additional state-mandated testing may be required to complete licensure, but not graduation requirements. All students complete a common core of courses consisting of the professional education component and required courses in supervision as well as the specialty requirements of the program they select.

Master of Arts in Education Degree Programs (M.A.Ed.

All programs leading to the Master of Arts in Education degree require a minimum of 33 to 48 semester hours of graduate study, inclusive of coursework and individual problems or a thesis. Comprehensive examinations, either written or oral or both, must be passed in both the major and minor fields with the exception of some programs that require a portfolio. Successful completion of a program and requirements related to licensure will lead to recommendation for an advanced North Carolina teaching license except for nonschool programs.

Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction (11 hours)

The specialty options for each area are as follows:

Instructional Technology Specialist–Computer concentration (15 hours)

  • three technology electives, as approved by the program advisor

International Studies Concentration (15 hours)

  • two electives as approved by the program advisor

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