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Adrian College Teacher Education

Admissions

Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Master of Education program students must:

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Have a minimum major GPA of 3.0

Application Process and Deadline

To apply, students should submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Personal statement/essay
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores (GRE)

Additionally, department faculty will schedule an interview with program candidates. Final acceptance to the program is made at the discretion of department faculty.

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Curriculum

The Master of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment program will introduce and cultivate the best research-based educational practices to strengthen candidate knowledge of curriculum, design instruction, assessment, mentoring, and coaching. Working in a world with rapid and constant technological development, graduate students will explore vital and relevant methods critical to the integration of current technology in the classroom. In addition, this program will earn students an International Baccalaureate Organization Primary Years Program Certificate in Teaching and Learning as well as a Michigan Department of Education Teacher Leadership endorsement. This course of study complements the Adrian College’s Ribbons of Excellence and is designed to introduce and cultivate research-based best practices in instructional and assessment strategies and methods. Completion of this program may position graduates for advancement in school districts leading to higher pay. In addition, this degree may ensure job security.

The Post-Graduate Certification program will yield students an International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP) Certificate in Teaching and Learning, as well as a Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Teacher Leadership endorsement. This course of study complements the Adrian College’s Ribbons of Excellence and is designed to introduce and cultivate research-based best practices in instructional and assessment strategies and methods. Students who complete this program will embody the IB Primary Years Programme’s Standards of Excellence. This sequence will enhance the skills of the candidates and advance the competencies within the MDE Teacher Leadership Preparation Standards as these courses are directly aligned with the standards and are focused on the development of leadership skills.

Graduation Requirements

The Post Graduate Certification is awarded to students that complete 21 credit hours from the program courses (including TED 576 and TED 577) with a minimum grade of B in each class.

The Master of Education degree is awarded to students that complete 33 credit hours from the program courses (including TED 576 and TED 577) with a minimum grade of B in each class.

Course Listing

Post Graduate Certification: Students must complete 21 credit hours from the courses listed below
(students are required to take 576 and 577).

Master of Education: Students must complete 33 credit hours from the courses listed below
(students are required to take 576 and 577).

TED 571: IB - Beliefs and Values of PYP: Classroom Practice
TED 572: IB - The Written Curriculum
TED 573: IB - The Taught Curriculum
TED 574: IB - The Assessed Curriculum
TED 575: IB - International Education Policy
TED 576: Research in Education
TED 577: Project/Thesis: Understanding the PYP from analysis to synthesis
TED 578: Comparative International Education (6)
TED 579: Assessment Evaluation
TED 580: School Law
TED 581: Inquiry-based Literacy Instruction
TED 582: Urban Education
TED583: Second Language Teaching and Learning
TED 584: Literacy in the Content Area

Resources for Teacher Education Graduate Students

Scholarships & Grants

Review the opportunities below or ask your faculty about upcoming award opportunities.

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Financial Aid

Apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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Internships

Register for an upcoming internship by submitting materials the semester prior to the start date.

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