Graduate Coursework: Education

The graduate-level courses listed in this section of the CGCE website are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the CGCE section tally.

Click on one of the following programs to view its coursework:

Doctoral Degrees
Specialist Degrees
Master's Degrees
Certificates of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)
Certificates of Graduate Study (COGS)
Certifications & Endorsements
Post-Baccalaureate Certifications

Ed. D. in Educational Leadership

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
The following courses are required of all Ed. D. students (36 s.h.):
EDSU 28715 Leadership Theory 3
EDUC 01700 Leadership Through Professional Learning Communities 3
EDST 24721 Action Research in Educational Leadership 3
EDAM 27704 Changing Organizations 3
EDSU 28706 Diversity in Educational Leadership 3
EDST 24724 Issues in Qualitative Analysis in Educational Leadership 3
EDAM 27750 Applied Ethics in Educational Leadership 3
EDST 24725 Mixed Methods Research in Educational Leadership 3
EDAM 27733 The Policy Environment 3
EDAM 27719 Dissertation Seminar I 3
EDAM 27720 Dissertation Seminar II 3
EDAM 27752 Advanced Leadership 3
Higher Education Track Courses (12 s.h.)
EDAM 27783 Student Development and Adult Learning Theory 3
HIED 06605 Higher Education in America 3
EDAM 27746 Higher Education Governance 3
EDAM 27622 Planning and Resource Allocation in Higher Education 3
P–12 Track Courses (12 s.h.)
EDAM 27790 Instructional Leadership and the Curriculum 3
EDAM 27749 Issues in School Governance 3
EDAM 27735 Promoting Effective Learning 3
EDAM 27714 Planning and Negotiating 3
Community College Track Courses (12 s.h.)
EDAM 27783 Student Development and Adult Learning Theory 3
EDAM 27782 The American Community College 3
EDAM 27780 Community College Leadership and Governance 3
EDAM 27781 Community College Budgeting and Finance 3
Nurse Educator Track Courses (12 s.h.)
EDAM 27783 Student Development and Adult Learning Theory 3
SNUR 92751 Instructional Design & Curriculum Development in Nursing Education 3
SNUR 92752 Nursing Program Evaluation & Information Resources 3
SNUR 92753 Practicum in Nursing 3
Required Dissertation Research Course (12 s.h.)
EDST 24795 Dissertation Research 12

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Ed. S. in Educational Services

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (39 s.h.)
SPSY 08547 Professional School Psychology 3
SPSY 08545 Home/School/Community Collaboration 3
SPSY 06627 Cognitive Assessment and Data-Based Decision Making 3
SPSY 06628 Psychoeducational Assessment and Data-Based Decision Making 3
SPSY 06629 Behavioral-Social Assessment and Data-Based Decision Making 3
SPSY 06632 School Psychology: Consultation, Collaboration, and Intervention 3
CURR 29580 Fundamentals of Curriculum Development 3
EDSU 28546 Educational Organization and Leadership 3
SPSY 22630 Practicum in School Psychology 3
SPSY 22634 Internship in School Psychology 12

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M.A. in Counseling in Educational Settings

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses: 45 s.h.
COUN 26501 Introduction to Counseling and Guidance 3
COUN 26520 Design and Administration of Developmental Counseling Programs 3
COUN 26526 Individual Counseling Procedures 3
COUN 26509 Group Counseling in Educational Settings 3
COUN 26582 Career Counseling in Educational Settings 3
COUN 26605 Advanced Workshop/Counseling in Educational Settings 1 (*3)
COUN 26528 Assessment and Appraisal Techniques in Counseling in Educational Settings 3
PSY 09560 Life Span Development 3
PSY 22507 Development and Learning 3
COUN 26525 Multicultural Counseling and Advocacy in Educational Settings 3
COUN 26597 Institutions and Agencies 3
COUN 26603 Research and Evaluation Procedures
(Pre-reqs: COUN 26520 and COUN 26509and COUN 26526 and COUN 26501 and COUN 26527 and COUN 26582)
3
COUN 26527 Practicum/Counseling in Educational Settings
(Pre-reqs: COUN 26509 and COUN 26526)
3
COUN 26601 Internship/Counseling in Educational Settings
(Pre-reqs: COUN 26520 and COUN 26509and COUN 26526 and COUN 26501 and COUN 26527 and COUN 26582)
6
Elective Courses: 3 s.h. (select 1 course)
SPED 08555 Ed Psych for Exceptional Learners 3
SPSY 08545 Home/School/Community/Collaboration 3
SPED 08515 Curriculum/Instruction/Transition (Pre-req: SPED 08555) 3
EDAM 27559 Law & Ethics School Leadership 3

*Students must take this course 3x with different topic areas for a total of 3 credits. Please consult Academic Advisor with questions.

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M.A. in Higher Education Administrative Track

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (30 s.h.)
HIED 06605 Higher Education in America 3
EDAM 27637 Higher Education Administration 3
EDST 24501 Procedures and Evaluation in Research 3
EDAM 27737 The College Student: Issues and Support Programs 3
EDAM 27620 Legal Issues in Higher Education 3
EDAM 27623 Diversity in Higher Education 3
CURR 29504 Understanding Adult Learning and Development 3
EDAM 27622 Planning and Resource Allocation in Higher Education 3
EDAM 27628 Seminar/Internship in Higher Education Administration I (Capstone course) 3
EDAM 27629 Seminar/Internship in Higher Education Administration II (Capstone course) 3
Restricted Elective Courses (6 s.h.)
MGT 06503 Organization Development 3
MAPR 01551 Public Relations Overview 3
FNDS 21530 Foundations of Multicultural Education 3
EDST 24503 Quantitative Analysis in Educational Research 3
EDST 24707 Applied Analysis for Educational Leadership 3
EDST 24709 Issues in Survey Research 3
COUN 26509 Group Counseling in Educational Settings 4
COUN 26526 Individual Counseling Procedures 4
COUN 26582 Career Counseling in Educational Settings 4
CURR 29503 Teaching Adult Learners 3
EDAM 27621 Student Services in Higher Education 3
EDAM 27625 Change in Higher Education 3
EDAM 27748 Human Resource Development 3
EDAM 27741 Current Issues in Higher Education 3
EDAM 27742 The Curriculum of Higher Education 3
EDAM 27746 Higher Education Governance 3
EDSU 28706 Diversity and Educational Leadership 3
PSY 05623 Social Psychology 3

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M.A. in Higher Education Instructional Track

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (13 s.h.)
HIED 06605 Higher Education in America 3
EDST 24501 Procedures & Evaluation in Research 3
CURR 29503 Teaching Adult Learners 3
HIED 06603 Seminar/Internship in Higher Education Instruction* 4
Required Specialization Courses (18–24 s.h.)

*The Seminar/Internship in Higher Education Instruction must be taken in the student's final semester.

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M.A. in Learning Disabilities

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (33–39 s.h.)
LDTC 18516 Applied Tests and Measurements 3
LDTC 18510 Applied Theories of Learning 3
SPED 08555 Education & Psychology of Exceptional Learners 3
LDTC 18520 Neurological Bases of Educational Disorders 3
READ 30530 Teaching Reading to Exceptional Children 3
LDTC 18503 Foundations of Learning Disabilities 3
LDTC 18504 Assessment of Learning Disabilities 3
LDTC 18505 Correction of Learning Disabilities 3
LDTC 18525 Advanced Assessment Techniques 3
LDTC 18650 Clinical & Field Experiences in Learning Disabilities 6
LDTC 18600 Seminar and Research in Learning Disabilities I 3
LDTC 18601 Seminar and Research in Learning Disabilities II 3

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M.A. in School Administration

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (36 s.h.)
CURR 29580 Fundamentals of Curriculum Development 3
EDST 24504 Action Research in Education 3
EDSU 28546 Educational Organizations and Leadership 3
EDAM 27521 Introduction to the Principalship 3
EDAM 27535 School Finance and Records 3
EDAM 27559 Law and Ethics for School Leadership 3
EDSU 28522 Instructional Leadership and Supervision 3
EDAM 27510 Change for School Improvement 3
EDSU 28523 Building Organizational Capacity 3
CURR 29590 Curriculum Evaluation 3
EDAM 27600 Practicum/Seminar I in Administration and Supervision 3
EDAM 27601 Practicum/Seminar II in Administration and Supervision 3

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M.A. in School Psychology

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (31 s.h.)
SPED 08555 Educational Psychology of the Exceptional Learner 3
LDTC 18520 Neurological Bases of Educational Disorders 3
COUN 26526 Individual Counseling Procedures 3
COUN 26509 Group Counseling in Educational Settings 3
PSY 09560 Lifespan Development 3
PSY 22507 Development and Learning 3
PSY 03624 Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence 3
PSY 01570 Research Methodology and Statistics in Counseling Psych 3
PSY 22600
–OR–
SCPY 22600
Seminar I: App Res in School Psychology

Applied Research Seminar I: School Psychology
3

3
PSY 22601
–OR–
SCPY 22601
Seminar II: App Res in School Psychology

Applied Research Seminar II: School Psychology
3

3
PSY 22602 Applied Research Statistics Lab 1
Restricted Elective Course (3 s.h.)
FNDS 21530 Foundation of Multicultural Education 3
PSY 05610 Social and Cultural Diversity 3

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Master of Science in Teaching: Elementary Education

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (40 s.h.)
ELEM 02511 Learning Community Classrooms 3
EDUC 01500 Trends & Practices in Classroom Teaching 3
READ 30515 Teaching Reading and Writing across the Grades 3
ELEM 02512 Teaching Math, Science, and Health in Elementary Classrooms 3
EDUC 01601 Clinical Internship I [Field Placement; 3 full days per week] 5
EDUC 01610 Teaching for Equity and Achievement in Diverse Classrooms 3
SELN 10576 Effective Inclusive Instruction 3
ELEM 02513 Teaching Language Arts, Social Studies, and the Arts in Elementary Classrooms 3
EDUC 01605 Clinical Internship II [Field Placement; 5 full days per week] 7
EDST 24504 Action Research in Education 3
EDUC 02602 MST Professional Seminar 2
EDST 24608 Internship Project Report [Independent Study] 2

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Master of Science in Teaching: Subject Matter

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (40 s.h.)
ELEM 02511 Learning Community Classrooms 3
EDUC 01500 Trends & Practices in Classroom Teaching 3
READ 30515 Teaching Reading and Writing across the Grades 3
SMED 60500 Teaching Methods I: [Subject Area] 3
EDUC 01601 Clinical Internship I [Field Placement; 3 full days per week] 5
EDUC 01610 Teaching for Equity and Achievement in Diverse Classrooms 3
SELN 10576 Effective Inclusive Instruction 3
SMED 60501 Teaching Methods II: [Subject Area] 3
EDUC 01605 Clinical Internship II [Field Placement; 5 full days per week] 7
EDST 24504 Action Research in Education 3
EDUC 02602 MST Professional Seminar 2
EDST 24608 Internship Project Report [Independent Study] 2

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Master of Science in Teaching: Theatre

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (40 s.h.)
ELEM 02511 Learning Community Classrooms 3
EDUC 01500 Trends & Practices in Classroom Teaching 3
THD 07525 Thry/Prac Tchg Theatre K-12 3
READ 30515 Teaching Reading Across Grades 3
EDUC 01601 Clinical Internship I [Field Placement; 3 full days per week] 5
EDUC 01610 Teaching for Equity and Achievement in Diverse Classrooms 3
SELN 10576 Effective Inclusive Instruction 3
SMED 60501 Teaching Methods II: [Subject Area] 3
EDUC 01605 Clinical Internship II [Field Placement; 5 full days per week] 7
EDST 24504 Action Research in Education 3
EDUC 02602 MST Professional Seminar 2
EDST 24608 Internship Project Report [Independent Study] 2

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Reading/Writing Literacy Certificate of Graduate Study

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (15 s.h.)
READ 30515 Teaching Reading and Writing Across the Grades 3
READ 30520 Content Area Literacy 3
READ 30535 Word Study: Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary Instruction 3
READ 30552 Selected Topics in Reading 3
MAWR 01549 Issues in Composition 3
MAWR 01556 Assessment of Writing 3
MAWR 01618 Special Topics in Writing 3

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Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant Certification (LDTC)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (33 s.h.)
LDTC 18516 Applied Tests and Measurements 3
LDTC 18510 Applied Theories of Learning 3
SPED 08555 Education & Psychology of Exceptional Learners 3
LDTC 18520 Neurological Bases of Educational Disorders 3
READ 30530 Teaching Reading to Exceptional Children 3
LDTC 18503 Foundations of Learning Disabilities 3
LDTC 18504 Assessment of Learning Disabilities 3
LDTC 18505 Correction of Learning Disabilities 3
LDTC 18525 Advanced Assessment Techniques 3
LDTC 18650 Clinical & Field Experiences in Learning Disabilities 6

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Teacher of Students with Disabilities: Graduate Endorsement

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (23 s.h.)
SELN 10577 Collaborative Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms 3
SELN 10581 Implementing Positive Behavior Strategies 3
SELN 10585 Educational Assessment in Special Education 3
SPED 08515 Curriculum, Instruction, Transition in Special Education 3
SPED 08520 Clinical Experiences in Special Education 4
SPED 08555 Education and Psychology of Exceptional Learners 3
SELN 10592 Clinical Seminar in Special Education 1
READ 30530 Teaching Reading to Exceptional Children 3

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Bilingual/Bicultural Education Endorsement

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (12 s. h.)
BLED 40510 Issues of Language and Cultural Diversity in ESL/Bilingual Programs 3
BLED 40512 Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition for Teaching Languagest 3
BLED 40522 Integrating Language and Content in the ESL/ Bilingual Education Classroom 3
BLED 40521 Teaching Bilingual Education: Process and Practicet 3

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Teacher of Students with Disabilities: Post-Baccalaureate

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Required Courses (27 s.h.)
SPED 08130 Human Exceptionality 3
SPED 08307 Assessment of Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (ELNs) 3
SPED 08308 Assistive Technology and Transition Planning for Students with ELNs 3
READ 30280 Teaching Literacy 3
READ 30351 Differentiated Literacy Instruction 2
SPED 08316 Differentiated Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom 2
SPED 08360 Positive Behavioral Support Systems 3
SPED 08415 Specialized Instruction for ELNs 3
SPED 08445 Clinical Seminar in Special Education 1
SPED 08450 Clinical Seminar in Special Education 4

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Teacher of Reading Post-Baccalaureate

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Area A: Reading Theory and Pedagogy (12 s.h.)
READ 30515 Teaching Reading and Writing Across the Grades 3
READ 30520 Content Area Literacy 3
READ 30530 Teaching Reading to the Exceptional Child 3
READ 30535 Word Study: Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary Instruction 3
READ 30545 Using Multicultural Literature in the K-12 Reading and Writing Classroom 3
READ 30540 Administration & Supervision of School Reading Programs 3
READ 30280 Teaching Literacy 3
READ 30351 Differentiated Literacy Instruction 2
and ELEM 02338 Practicum in Mathematics and Literacy 1
READ 30347 Phonics and Spelling 3
READ 30350 Using Children's Literature in the Reading/Writing Classroom 3
Area B: Application through Tutoring (6 s.h.)
READ 30550 Diagnosis of Remedial Reading Problems 3
READ 30560 Correction of Remedial Reading Problems 3
READ 30570 Clinical Experiences in Reading 6
READ 30421 School Reading Problems 3
READ 30451 Supervised Clinical Practice 3
Area C: Core/Supporting Courses (12 s.h.)
ELEM 02539 Contemporary Curriculum Processes/Elementary Language Arts 3
PSY 22512 Educational Psychology 3
PSY 22586 Psychology of Motivation and Learning 3
FNDS 21230 Characteristics of Knowledge Acquisition 3
SPED 08130 Human Exceptionality 3
READ 30120 Literacies in Today's World 3
EDUC 01272 Teaching in Learning Communities II 2
EDST 03350 Teaching Students of Linguistic and Cultural Diversity 1

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