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Secondary Education Non-Licensure (M.Ed.)

The Endicott M.Ed. in Secondary Education provides middle and high school teaching candidates with a strong liberal arts background and subject matter content knowledge (in English, history, political science/political philosophy, humanities, mathematics, biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, general science, mathematics/science and other subjects) 

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Program Overview

The Endicott M.Ed. in Secondary Education provides middle and high school teaching candidates with a strong liberal arts background and subject matter content knowledge (in English, history, political science/political philosophy, humanities, mathematics, biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, general science, mathematics/science and other subjects) the opportunity to master practical skills of teaching and learning, develop an understanding of the most current research in the field of educational curriculum and instruction, and deliver effective instruction to today’s classrooms for diverse learners.

Program Study

EDS 504 Theories of Curriculum Design and Evaluation 3 cr.
EDS 502 Effective Classroom Strategies in Secondary Education 3 cr.
EDC 570 Understanding the Dynamics of Student Aspirations 3 cr.
SPN 506 Nature/Needs of Students with Moderate Disabilities 3 cr.
RDG 506 Emergence of Literacy 3 cr.
RDG 507 Writing Across the Curriculum 3 cr.
EDS 555 Methods in the Content Area in Secondary Education 3 cr.
ED 581 Technology in Education 3 cr.
ED 580 Innovative Practices in Education 3 cr.
ED 582 Research in Education 3 cr.
EDC 510 Policy Analysis, Leadership, and Change Processes 3 cr.
SPN 567 Mathematics and Science for Diverse Learners or 3 cr.
SPN 564 English, Language Arts and Social Studies for Diverse Learners 3 cr.
Total credit requirement

36 cr.

Admission Criteria for Non Licensure Program

Admission to the Endicott M.Ed. in Secondary Education requires a Bachelor degree from an accredited college, a passing score on the MTEL Communication and Literacy Test and an MTEL Subject Matter Test (English, history, political science/political philosophy, humanities, mathematics, biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, general science, mathematics/science and other subjects), OR evidence of prior coursework in the chosen subject matter field through a transcript review.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate subject matter expertise.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the process of planning curriculum and instruction.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the research on effective instruction.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the process of student and program assessment.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the techniques of classroom organization and supervision.
  6. Support equity.
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