Below is an overview of the coursework you will complete in the program as a master’s student. You will be provided with a suggested program plan and you will work with your advisor to determine the course sequence that works best for you. Your long-term goals, current teaching placement, and program affiliation will determine your actual program plan.
Core Courses: Teaching Pedagogy
- Seminar in Transformational Leadership and Teaching I–IV
- Classroom Management I–II
- Effective Practices in Teaching and Learning I–II
- Teaching for Transformation I–II
- Portfolio I–II
- Literacy Courses*
For more detailed information about these courses and their sequencing, you can visit the Overview of Coursework.
*Baltimore, Connecticut, PG County, and ACPS students only.
Students will choose three elective courses to complete. Below is a sample list of electives that have been offered in past semesters. Students have a variety of electives to choose from and this list is not exhaustive.
- Politics of Education
- Leading and Managing Change
- Human Development and Learning
- In the Age of Change: School Reform in the United States
- Culturally Responsive Teaching
- Introduction to Education Budgeting
- Introduction to Global Education Policy and Analysis
- Educational Alternatives for Students with Special Needs
- School Law
- Gaming and Media Design for Learning
- Data-Driven Decision-Making
- Technology Leadership for School Improvement
- Designing and Delivering Online and Blended Learning Environments
- The Social Context of Urban Education
Please note, enrollment in all courses is subject to availability.