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Concentration: Collaborative/Teacher

Special Education (K-6)

Core Requirements (18 – 22 semester hours):

  • ED 500 - Introduction to Graduate Education and Technology (1)
    (Students who did not take ED 500 (discipline specific section) as a master’s student are required to take the course as part of the Ed.S. program. Required in the first semester of enrollment.)
  • EFD 552 - Diversity Issues in Education (3)
  • EIM 610 - Emerging Technology & Collaborative Tools (3)
  • EFD 615 - Leadership (3)
  • EFD 620 - Measurement and Evaluation (3)
  • EFD 691 - Advanced Research in Education I (3)
    (Prerequisites for ECE and EED majors: ECE/EED 631 and ECE/EED 642; for SPE majors: SPE 620 and SPE 624)
  • EFD 692 - Advanced Research in Education II (3) (Prerequisite: EFD 691)
    (Must be taken in the last semester of enrollment.)
  • SPE 500 - Survey Course in Special Education (3)
    (Students who have not previously satisfied the special education requirement at the undergraduate or graduate level must take SPE 500. )
Concentration (12 semester hours):
  • SPE 617   Advanced Strategies for Students with Disabilities – Elementary Level (3) (Prerequisite: SPE 300/500)
  • SPE 620   Curriculum Development Seminar in Special Education (3)
  • SPE 624   Writing for Professional Publication (3)
  • SPE 661   Advanced Research and Practices of Severe Disabilities, K-6 (3)
    (Prerequisite: SPE 560)

30-34 Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree

Notes: Admission to this program requires master’s level teacher certification in Collaborative K-6. Completion of this program leads to eligibility for sixth-year teacher certification in collaborative teacher/special education (K-6). An overall GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on all course work attempted is required for this program. Courses used toward the master’s degree or master’s certification may not be repeated or counted for the Ed.S. degree. Students in this program are required to purchase College LiveText. College LiveText Education Solutions is a complete development, management, and assessment solution specifically designed for colleges and universities. Additional information on College LiveText can be obtained at http://www.livetext.com.

The purposes of a Class AA program shall be to prepare educators on the sixth-year level to serve effectively in instructional support positions.  Persons who complete Class AA programs shall have acquired knowledge and skills above the level required for completion of a Class A program.



Concentration: Collaborative Teacher/Special Education (6-12)

Core Requirements (18 – 22 semester hours):

  • ED 500 - Introduction to Graduate Education and Technology (1) 
    (Students who did not take ED 500 (discipline specific section) as a master’s student are required to take the course as part of the Ed.S. program. Required in the first semester of enrollment.)
  • EFD 552 - Diversity Issues in Education (3)
  • EIM 610 - Emerging Technology & Collaborative Tools (3)
  • EFD 615 - Leadership (3)
  • EFD 620 - Measurement and Evaluation (3)
  • EFD 691 - Advanced Research in Education I (3)
    (Prerequisites for ECE and EED majors: ECE/EED 631 and ECE/EED 642; for SPE majors: SPE 620 and SPE 624)
  • EFD 692 - Advanced Research in Education II (3) (Prerequisite: EFD 691)
    (Must be taken in the last semester of enrollment.)
  • SPE 500 - Survey Course in Special Education (3)
    (Students who have not previously satisfied the special education requirement at the undergraduate or graduate level must take SPE 500.)
Concentration (12 semester hours):
  • SPE 618 - Advanced Strategies for Students with Disabilities Secondary Level (3)  (Prerequisite: SPE 300/500)
  • SPE 620 - Curriculum Development Seminar in Special Education (3)
  • SPE 624 - Writing for Professional Publication (3)
  • SPE 662 - Advanced Research and Practices of Severe Disabilities, 6-12 (3)
    (Prerequisite: SPE 560)      

 

30-34 Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree

Notes: Admission to this program requires master’s level teacher certification in Collaborative Teacher/Special Education (6-12). Completion of this program leads to eligibility for sixth-year teacher certification in collaborative teacher/special education (6-12). An overall GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on all course work attempted is required for this program. Courses used toward the master’s degree or fifth-year/master’s certification may not be repeated or counted for the Ed.S. degree. Students in this program are required to purchase College LiveText. College LiveText Education Solutions is a complete development, management, and assessment solution specifically designed for colleges and universities. Additional information on College LiveText can be obtained at http://www.livetext.com.

The purposes of a Class AA program shall be to prepare educators on the sixth-year level to serve effectively in instructional support positions.  Persons who complete Class AA programs shall have acquired knowledge and skills above the level required for completion of a Class A program.



Concentration: Early Childhood Education (P-3)

Core Requirements (18-22 semester hours):

  • ED 500 - Introduction to Graduate Education and Technology (1) (Students who did not take ED 500 (discipline specific section) as a master’s student at JSU are required to take the course as part of the Ed.S. program. Required in the first semester of enrollment.)
  • EFD 552 - Diversity Issues in Education (3)
  • EIM 610 - Emerging Technology & Collaborative Tools (3)
  • EFD 615 - Leadership (3)
  • EFD 620 - Measurement and Evaluation (3)
  • EFD 691 - Advanced Research in Education I (3)
    (Prerequisites for ECE and EED majors: ECE/EED 631 and ECE/EED 642: For SPE majors: SPE 620 and SPE 624)
  • EFD 692 - Advanced Research in Education II (3) (Prerequisite: EFD 691) 
    (Must be taken in the last semester of enrollment.)
  • SPE 500 - Survey Course in Special Education (3)
    (Students who have not previously satisfied the special education requirement at the undergraduate or graduate level must take SPE 500.)

Concentration Requirements (12 semester hours):

  • ECE 631 - Seminar in ECE: Teacher as Researcher/Issues and Trends (3)
  • ECE 642 - Professional Publications in Early Childhood Education (3) (Prerequisite: ECE 631)

By faculty advisement, choose six (6) graduate semester hours from early childhood education courses. Graduate courses selected to meet this concentration requirement must be numbered at the 500 or 600 levels.

30-34 Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree

Notes: Admission to this program requires fifth-year (master’s) teacher certification in early childhood education P-3 or P-5 certification from Georgia. Completion of this program leads to eligibility for sixth-year teacher certification in early childhood education (P-3). An overall GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on all course work attempted is required for this program.  Courses used toward the master’s degree or fifth-year/master’s certification may not be repeated or counted for the Ed.S. degree. 

Students in this program are required to purchase College LiveText. College LiveText Education Solutions is a complete development, management, and assessment solution specifically designed for colleges and universities. Additional information on College LiveText can be obtained at http://www.livetext.

The purposes of a Class AA program shall be to prepare educators on the sixth-year level to serve effectively in instructional support positions.  Persons who complete Class AA programs shall have acquired knowledge and skills above the level required for completion of a Class A program.

 



Concentration: Elementary Education (K-6)

Core Requirements (18 – 22 semester hours):

  • ED 500 - Introduction to Graduate Education and Technology (1) 
    (Students who did not take ED 500 (discipline specific section) as a master’s student at JSU are required to take the course as part of the Ed.S. program. Required in the first semester of enrollment.)
  • EFD 552 - Diversity Issues in Education (3)
  • EIM 610 - Emerging Technology & Collaborative Tools (3)
  • EFD 615 - Leadership (3)
  • EFD 620 - Measurement and Evaluation (3)
  • EFD 691 - Advanced Research in Education I (3)
    (Prerequisites for ECE and EED majors: ECE/EED 631 and ECE/EED 642; for SPE majors: SPE 620 and SPE 624)
  • EFD 692 - Advanced Research in Education II (3) (Prerequisite: EFD 691)
    (Must be taken in the last semester of enrollment.)
  • SPE 500 - Survey Course in Special Education (3)
    (Students who have not previously satisfied the special education requirement at the undergraduate or graduate level must take SPE 500.)

Concentration Requirements (12 semester hours):

  • EED 631 - Seminar in EED: Teacher as Researcher/Issues and Trends (3)
  • EED 642 - Professional Publications in Elementary Education (3) (Prerequisite: EED 631)

By faculty advisement, choose six (6) graduate semester hours from elementary education courses. Graduate courses selected to meet this concentration requirement must be numbered at the 500 or 600 levels.

30-34 Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree

Notes: Admission to this program requires Alabama fifth-year (master’s) teacher certification in elementary education K-6 or reading specialist, or Georgia teacher certification in elementary education K-5, early childhood education P-5, middle grades generalist 4-8, or reading specialist. 

Completion of this program leads to eligibility for sixth-year teacher certification in elementary education (K-6). 

An overall GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on all course work attempted is required for this program.  Courses used toward the master’s degree or fifth-year/master’s certification may not be repeated or counted for the Ed.S. degree. 

Students in this program are required to purchase College LiveText. College LiveText Education Solutions is a complete development, management, and assessment solution specifically designed for colleges and universities. Additional information on College LiveText can be obtained at http://www.livetext.com.

The purposes of a Class AA program shall be to prepare educators on the sixth-year level to serve effectively in instructional support positions.  Persons who complete Class AA programs shall have acquired knowledge and skills above the level required for completion of a Class A program.



Concentration: Library Media (P-12)

Core Requirements (18-22 semester hours):

  • ED 500 - Introduction to Graduate Education and Technology (1)
    (Students who did not take ED 500 (discipline specific section) as a master’s student at JSU are required to take the course as part of their Ed.S. program. Required in the first semester of enrollment.)
  • EFD 552 - Diversity Issues in Education (3)
  • EIM 610 - Emerging Technology & Collaborative Tools (3)
  • EFD 615 - Leadership (3)
  • EFD 620 - Measurement and Evaluation (3)
  • EFD 691 - Advanced Research in Education I (3)
  • EFD 692 - Advanced Research in Education II (3) (Prerequisite: EFD 691)
    (Must be taken in the last semester of enrollment.)
  • SPE 500 - Survey Course in Special Education (3)
    (*Students who have not previously satisfied the special education requirement at the undergraduate or graduate level must take SPE 500)

 

Concentration Requirements (12 semester hours):

  • LM 612 - Advanced Materials for Children & Young Adults (3)
  • EIM 615 - Online Course Design (3)
  • EIM 620 - Educational Multi-Media and Video (3)
  • EIM 624 - Advanced Digital Photography in Education (3)

30-34 Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree

Notes: Admission to this program requires fifth year (master’s) certification in Library Media.

An overall GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on all course work attempted is required for this program. Courses used toward the master’s degree or fifth-year/master’s certification may not be repeated or counted for the Ed.S. degree. Students in this program are required to purchase College LiveText. College LiveText Education Solutions is a complete development, management, and assessment solution specifically designed for colleges and universities. Additional information on College LiveText can be obtained at http://www.livetext.com.

The purposes of a Class AA program shall be to prepare educators on the sixth-year level to serve effectively in instructional support positions.  Persons who complete Class AA programs shall have acquired knowledge and skills above the level required for completion of a Class A program.

 



Concentration: Physical Education (P-12)

Core Requirements (18-22 semester hours):

  • ED 500 - Introduction to Graduate Education and Technology (1)
    (Students who did not take ED 500 (discipline specific section) as a master’s student at JSU are required to take the course as part of their Ed.S. program. Required in the first semester of enrollment.)
  • EFD 552 - Diversity Issues in Education (3)
  • EIM 610 - Emerging Technology & Collaborative Tools (3)
  • EFD 615 - Leadership (3)
  • EFD 620 - Measurement and Evaluation (3)
  • EFD 691 - Advanced Research in Education I (3)
  • (Prerequisites for ECE and EED majors: ECE/EED 631 and ECE/EED 642: for SPE majors: SPE 620 and SPE 624)
  • EFD 692 - Advanced Research in Education II (3) (Prerequisite: EFD 691)
    (Must be taken in the last semester of enrollment.)
  • SPE 500 - Survey Course in Special Education (3) (Students who have not previously satisfied the Special Education requirement at the undergraduate or graduate level must take SPE 500.)

Concentration Requirements (12 semester hours):                                             

By faculty advisement, choose 12 graduate semester hours in physical education courses. Graduate courses selected to meet this concentration requirement must be numbered at the 500 or 600 levels.

30-34 Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree

Notes: Admission to this program requires fifth-year (master’s) teacher certification in physical education. Completion of this program leads to eligibility for sixth-year teacher certification in physical education (P-12).

An overall GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on all course work attempted is required for this program. Courses used toward the master’s degree or fifth-year/master’s certification may not be repeated or counted for the Ed.S. degree.

Students in this program are required to purchase College LiveText. College LiveText Education Solutions is a complete development, management, and assessment solution specifically designed for colleges and universities. Additional information on College LiveText can be obtained at http://www.livetext.com.

The purposes of a Class AA program shall be to prepare educators on the sixth-year level to serve effectively in instructional support positions.  Persons who complete Class AA programs shall have acquired knowledge and skills above the level required for completion of a Class A program.

 



 


Concentration: Teacher Leader

Core Requirements (30 semester hours):

  • EFD 615 - Leadership in Education (3)
  • EFD 620 - Measurement and Evaluation (3)
  • EFD 633 - Funding for School Improvement (3)
  • IL 650 -    Seminar in Curriculum Development (3)
  • IL 614 -    Internship in Personnel Development I (3)
  • IL 620 -    Internship in Personnel Development II (3)
  • EFD 670 - Facilitating Quality Instruction in Mathematics with Colleagues (3)
  • EFD 672 - Facilitating Quality Instruction in Literacy with Colleagues (3)
  • EFD 691 - Advanced Research in Education I (3)
  • EFD 692 - Advanced Research in Education II (3)
  • SPE 500 - Survey Course in Special Education (3) 
    (Students who have not previously satisfied the special Education requirement at the undergraduate or graduate level must take SPE 500.)

30 Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree

Admission to this program requires fifth year (master’s) certification in any teaching field.

An overall GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on all course work attempted is required for this program.  Courses used toward the master’s degree or fifth-year/master’s certification may not be repeated or counted for the Ed.S. degree. 

Students in this program are required to purchase College LiveText. College LiveText Education Solutions is a complete development, management, and assessment solution specifically designed for colleges and universities. Additional information on College LiveText can be obtained at http://www.livetext.

The purposes of a Class AA program shall be to prepare educators on the sixth-year level to serve effectively in instructional support positions.  Persons who complete Class AA programs shall have acquired knowledge and skills above the level required for completion of a Class A program.

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