Nov 19, 2018  
Graduate Catalog 2014 - 2015 
Graduate Catalog 2014 - 2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Urban Secondary Teaching (adolescent to young adult 7-12 licensure OR multi-age licensure in Spanish), M.Ed.

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Curriculum and Instruction Urban Secondary Teaching

Specialization leading to a Master of Education  degree.

(Initial Licensure)

43-46 credit hours leading to the Master of Education degree.

Program Description

This program prepares individuals with bachelor's degrees to teach in urban secondary schools. This intensive, fourteen month, full-time program engages a cohort of students in school-based classes and classroom experiences, studying theory and developing essential practices within school settings. Through reflection, collaboration, fieldwork, and inquiry, students develop responsive teaching and classroom management strategies that enhance learning. Students construct a critical perspective of schooling by examining and addressing the effects of race, class, and gender on pedagogy and learning.

Students in this program pursue Ohio licensure in one of the following content areas:

  • Integrated Language Arts
  • Integrated Mathematics
  • Integrated Science
  • Integrated Social Studies
  • Physical Sciences:  Physics
  • Spanish

Admission Information

Applicants to the program must: 

  1. Attend one of the information sessions offered during the fall semester 
  2. Complete a special MUST Graduate Program Admission Application form provided at the information sessions 
  3. Meet all College of Graduate Studies admission requirements noted in this Catalog 
  4. Hold a bachelor's degree in mathematics, science, English, social studies, Foreign Language or a related field with above-average grades 
  5. Be committed to a fourteen-month intensive program to include a nine-month, school-based internship 
  6. Have an interest in working in an urban school environment 
  7. Agree to develop a professional teaching portfolio 
  8. Agree to participate in all cohort activities

Eligible applicants to the program are invited for an interview.

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All teaching licensure students are expected to maintain a portfolio while completing their professional coursework and field experiences.  Students who begin a teaching licensure program in Fall 2012 or later are required to purchase a subscription to Taskstream, which they will use to submit all required portfolio components.  At various checkpoints, students must meet specific criteria to be eligible to continue to the next phase of their program.  For complete information on portfolios, students are advised to speak with an advisor and access the Student Portfolio Handbook available at the following:

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