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Master of Arts in Secondary Education (SSED)


Adviser: Ethan Lowenstein, Ph.D.
313 Porter
734.487.3260
elowenste@emich.edu

Description of Program
The Master of Arts in Secondary Education program is a 32 credit graduate program designed to provide educational leaders an in-depth professional development as it is directly linked to their developing content expertise in the teaching of a content area to further investigate student motivation, problem-solving, critical thinking, effective instructional strategies, literacy, technology, standards-based curriculum, performance assessment strategies, diversity and special needs, differentiated classrooms, action research, culturally responsive classrooms, urban and diversity strategies. The portfolio-based program includes foundation courses, a specialized course in related educational issues, a specialization consisting of a minimum of three elective courses that reflect a thematic or other unified pattern, and a final seminar course designed to assist the student to develop their portfolio. No GRE is required for admittance.

Admissions
For information regarding admissions please go to the Teacher Education department page located here .

NOTE: This program does not grant a teaching certificate.

Elective Courses: 7 hours


Seven credit hours in consultation with an adviser.

Culminating Experience: 1 hour


Master’s Focus Paper in addition to:

Program Total: 32 hours


Note:


Foundations courses are required for all master of arts in curriculum and instruction programs. These courses provide the basis on which all subsequent courses are built and must be taken within the first 18 hours of course work.