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Timeline

Degree Program Start: Summer 1 or 2, Fall 1, or Spring 1

Semester Length: Fall/Spring/Summer — 16-17 weeks (Two 8-week sessions per semester)

Prerequisite Program Courses

Please refer to Curriculum for prerequisite courses.

Program Courses

The following part-time student guide provides an overview of when courses are offered for the online M.Ed. program. As a part-time (or previous full-time/cohort) student, you may plan and select your courses based on the following schedule.  Unless noted otherwise, all courses are provided through online delivery.

If you register for courses as a part-time student, your schedule and time to degree will be different from the two year full-time students course sequence.

Verify course availability on the graduate course schedules and register for your courses with the Office of the Registrar.

Session Months:
  • Summer 1: May-June
  • Summer 2: July-August
  • Fall 1: August-October
  • Fall 2: October-December
  • Spring 1: January-February
  • Spring 2: March-April
Course# Course Name (credits) Summer 1 Summer 2 Fall 1 Fall 2 Spring 1 Spring 2
CORE COURSES: 21 credits
EDU-6700 Technology in Education (2) 2

Indicates that this course should be taken at Cedarville University and cannot normally be transferred into the M.Ed. program.

   
EDU-6000 Learning Theory (2)          
EDU-6050 Applied Learning Theory (2)          
EDU-6100 History and Philosophy of Education (2) 2

Indicates that this course should be taken at Cedarville University and cannot normally be transferred into the M.Ed. program.

       
EDU-6150 Diversity and Social Issues (2) 2

Indicates that this course should be taken at Cedarville University and cannot normally be transferred into the M.Ed. program.

         
EDU-6200 Models of Teaching (2)          
EDU-6250 Statistical Reasoning in Education (3) 2

Indicates that this course should be taken at Cedarville University and cannot normally be transferred into the M.Ed. program.

         
EDU-6300 Program and Outcomes Assessment (2)†          
EDU-6400 Intervention Strategies and Techniques (2)          
ECS-7000 Curriculum Theory: Analysis and Design (2) 2

Indicates that this course should be taken at Cedarville University and cannot normally be transferred into the M.Ed. program.

     
RESEARCH COURSES: 4 credits
EDU-7200 Research Design (2)          
ECS-7900 Research Project in Curriculum (2) 4

Students must complete EDU-6250 Statistical Reasoning in Education and EDU-7200 Research Design before registering for a Thesis or Project.

ECS-7950 Research Thesis in Curriculum (2) 4

Students must complete EDU-6250 Statistical Reasoning in Education and EDU-7200 Research Design before registering for a Thesis or Project.

EDA-7900 Research Project in Educational Administration (2) 4

Students must complete EDU-6250 Statistical Reasoning in Education and EDU-7200 Research Design before registering for a Thesis or Project.

EDA-7950 Research Thesis in Educational Administration (2) 4

Students must complete EDU-6250 Statistical Reasoning in Education and EDU-7200 Research Design before registering for a Thesis or Project.

EDU-7900 Research Project in Education (2) 4

Students must complete EDU-6250 Statistical Reasoning in Education and EDU-7200 Research Design before registering for a Thesis or Project.

EDU-7950 Research Thesis in Education (2) 4

Students must complete EDU-6250 Statistical Reasoning in Education and EDU-7200 Research Design before registering for a Thesis or Project.

ELECTIVE COURSES: 9 credits
ECS-6550 Special Topics in Curriculum: Abstinence Education (1)        
ECS-6550 Special Topics in Curriculum: Bioethics for Educators (2)          
ECS-7100 Curriculum Theory: Implementation and Evaluation (2)          
EDA-6100 Educational Leadership Theory (3)   Available 2015        
EDA-6560 Organizational Administration (3)          
EDA-6600 The Principalship: Early Childhood to Young Adolescence (2)          
EDA-6700 The Principalship: Adolescence to Young Adult (2)          
EDA-6900 Assessing Classroom Performance (3)†           Available 2015
EDA-7050 Curriculum Development for Instruction (3)‡ Available 2015          
EDA-7100 School Finance (3)        
EDA-7150 School Law (3)          
EDA-7200 Pupil Services Programs (3)     Available 2015      
EDA-7300 Building Level Personnel (3)       Available 2015    
EDA-7600 Building Collaborative Schools (3)         Available 2015  
EDR-6000 Linguistic and Language Development for Teachers (3)          
EDR-6100 Literacy Issues and Trends (4)          
EDR-6200 Diagnosis and Intervention in Reading (3)          
EDR-6300 Adolescent Reading: Theory and Practice (3)          
EDU-6550 Special Topics in Instruction: Current Issues (1)      
EDU-7000 School Improvement (2) 5

Course scheduling is being finalized. Visit the graduate course schedules from the Office of the Registrar.

           

† Students participating in the Principal Licensure Program (PLP) should substitute EDA-6900 Assessing Classroom Performance for EDU-6300 Program and Outcomes Assessment in the Master of Education (M.Ed.) program.
‡ Students participating in the Principal Licensure Program (PLP) should substitute EDA-7050 Development for Instruction for ECS-7000 Curriculum Theory: Analysis and Design in the Master of Education (M.Ed.) program.

Questions?

Prospective students, please contact University Admissions. Current students, please contact your program advisor.