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  • Program Overview

    M.Ed. in Social Emotional Learning (36 Credits)

    The Master of Education in Social Emotional Learning is designed for current educators to be better equipped in helping leaders and students adapt to the increasingly complex challenges of contemporary society.

    This program trains students with an integrated, connected approach to understanding and implementing the research about social emotional development as an overarching premise of the educational process, rather than something that is added to an already demanding PreK-12 curriculum.

    • 36-credit program (non-licensure)
    • Master content-specific skills relevant to social emotional development
    • Affordable pricing
    • Faculty with experience as active leaders and administrators
    • Personal advising

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  • Curriculum

    Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 36

    Required Curriculum

    • EDN 514 - Mindfulness (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 550 - Cognitive Frameworks for Social Emotional Learning (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 553 - Understanding Emotions in Classroom Settings (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 556 - Identity, Culture and Social Emotional Learning: Convergences and Conflicts (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 558 - School and Community-based Applications of Social Emotional Learning (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 605 - Teacher and Teaching Identities (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 607 - Diversity and Equity in Education (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 516 - Prosocial Behavioral Perspectives (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 557 - Ethical Dilemmas in Education (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 560 - Neuroscience in Education (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 505 - Social Psychology (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 600 - Gender in Education (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 601 - Sexuality in Education (Cr: 3)
    • EDN 576 - Social Emotional Learning Capstone (Cr: 3)

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of this program, students will:

    • Understand ecological models of human development that articulates with culture to apply to evidence-based classroom practice.
    • Develop reflective practice comprising of culturally-sensitive, evidence-based practices including behavior management  
    • Manage and apply social emotional learning frameworks and curriculum to promote a safe and supportive learning environment for all students
    • Synthesize social emotional research to inform practice in school district, school, classroom or community.

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