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Education, M.A.

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University rank #50 (BCR) , MD,
The College of Education provides cutting-edge professional education through its Master’s, Ph.D., and Ed.D. degrees, as well as Post Baccalaureate/Professional Certificate programs.

About

The programs related to Curriculum and Instruction (EDCI) offer graduate study leading to the following degrees and certificates: Master of Arts (thesis and non-thesis), and Master of Education (M.Ed.). The Department offers a variety of programs individually designed to meet graduate students' personal and professional goals which may include educational research, teaching, supervising, providing leadership as curriculum specialists within the disciplines, teacher education or consulting at all levels of instruction: elementary, secondary and higher education.

Areas of concentration include art education (M.Ed. only), elementary/middle school education, history/social studies education, English education, Applied Linguistics and Language Education (ALLE) - world languages education and teaching English as a second language (TESOL), mathematics education, minority and urban education, teacher education/professional development (doctoral only), reading education, and science education. The Department also supports three master's degree programs for candidates who have a bachelor's degree in fields other than education and wish to become certified teachers. In addition, there is a six-course Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in literacy coaching designed to prepare experienced, highly qualified middle and high school teachers to serve as literacy coaches in low performing middle and high schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mindtools for Investigation and Education
  • Assistive Technology for the Classroom Setting
  • Using Information Technology in Schools
  • Selected Topics in Education
  • Special Topics on Teaching and Learning
  • Special Topics on Curriculum
  • Applied Apprenticeship in Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • GRE General Scores (Required for the MA program. GRE is NOT required for EDCI M.Ed. programs. Please check the TLPL website for specific requirement)
  • Transcript from all previously attended institutions
  • 3 Letters of recommendation from persons competent to judge the applicant's probable success in graduate school
  • Statement of Goals, Experiences, and Research Interests
  • Resume
  • Scholarly writing sample for MA applicants

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1363 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1363 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National Applies to you

    632 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 632 USD per credit and a duration of  .
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*Tuition fee per credit hour

Living costs for College Park

  • 1676 - 2840 USD/month
    Living Costs

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