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Dallas Master of Arts In Education (MAEd) in Teaching & Learning: Integrated Concentration Courses & Admissions Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in education or an aligned field from a regionally accredited institution, a nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the faculty and dean of the College of Education, or an appropriately certified foreign institution;
  • A grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0 as described below. Additional requirements may apply.
    • 2.7 for the bachelor's degree, or
    • 3.0 for the last 60 hours of coursework (including graduate work), or
    • Between 2.0 and 2.7 for the bachelor's degree. Students seeking admission with a GPA between 2.0 and 2.7 will be required to submit a personal/professional goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession and current résumé (or career summary). Students admitted with a GPA between 2.0 and 2.7 must enroll in W5096 - Academic Writing within the first 15 week semester and pass within the first 38 weeks. Admission between 2.0 and 2.7 must be approved by the department chair and must be justified, documented, signed, placed, and retained in the student's academic file.
      • Between 2.0 – 2.4, applicants will be required to submit three academic and/or professional letters of recommendation. Admission between 2.0 and 2.4 must be approved by the department chair and must be justified, documented, signed, placed, and retained in the student's academic file. Student admitted with a GPA between 2.0-2.4 must enroll in
        W5096 - Academic Writing within the first 15 week semester and pass within the first 38 weeks.
  • A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, English Language Proficiency Policy.
  • An initial teaching certificate and/or current experience working in the P-12 setting with students
  • A criminal background check or fingerprint check

     –OR–
  •  Submission of evidence of current criminal background check or fingerprint check (typically a copy of a teaching certificate/license)

An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:

  • Completed Application for Admission Form
  • If the basis of admission is an earned bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (on a scale of 4.0), an official transcript from the degree granting institution
  • If the basis of admission is a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) for the last 60 hours of coursework, official transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended during the 60 hours of study

Course List

Core Course Requirements

Students enrolled in the MAEd in Teaching & Learning degree program are required to take 6 core courses (18 credit hours).

Core Course Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
E6037 - Improving School Decisions Through Data Driven Change
(3)

(3)

E6100 - Research in Education
(3)

(3)

E6420 - Multicultural Education in Contemporary Society
(3)

(3)

E6434 - Community Relations and Collaboration
(3)

(3)

E6501 - Current Trends in School Curriculum
(3)

(3)

E6840 - Reflections in Practice
(3)

(3)

Core Course Requirements—18 Credit Hours
Integrated Concentration Requirements

Students enrolled in the MAEd in Teaching & Learning degree program are required to complete an Integrated Concentration comprised of 4 courses (12 credit hours).

Integrated Concentration Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

E6361 - Foundations of Exceptional Student Education
(3)

(3)

E6443 - Assessments and the ELL/ESL Student
(3)

(3)

E6530 - Reading Strategies and Learning Theories for the P-16 Classroom
(3)

(3)

E6536 - Teaching Literacy to ELL Students
(3)

(3)

Integrated Concentration Requirements—12 Credit Hours

 

DISCLAIMER(S)

Only the MAED in Educational Administration leads to the Texas Principal Certificate upon completion of all state and program requirements. This program DOES NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any state in the United States. These programs are designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of students who are already certified, licensed or endorsed and for students who are interested in pursuing these degrees for reasons other than obtaining teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement. Additionally, the credits earned through participating in these programs offered by Argosy University are unlikely to be transferable to any other similar program that is approved for teacher or administrator certification, licensure or endorsement in any State.

Only the MA in School Psychology has been designed to meet the requirements found in the Texas Administrative Code for licensed Specialists in School Psychology. The decision to grant licensure rests solely with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and not Argosy University. Upon completion of the MA in School Psychology, students may apply to become Nationally Certified School Psychologists through the National Association of School Psychologists.

All other programs offered through the College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

The programs offered through Argosy University, Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

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