2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 05, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Master of Education (M.Ed.) - L


Students in the Master of Education program may choose from among several concentrations including

  • Curriculum and Instruction designed for those interested in furthering their study of issues with specialization in a content area of study or Literacy K-12 
  • Special Education
  • Educational Technology

Each student will develop a Plan of Study with his/her advisor to meet individual goals.

Other specializations (licenses, endorsements) occasionally are available in cooperation with the Vermont Higher Education Collaborative (VTHEC). Students taking courses through VTHEC who find they would like to work towards a M.Ed. at NVU Lyndon are encouraged to apply to the NVU Lyndon M.Ed. program early to enable a faculty advisor to help design a personalized Plan of Study.
 

Student pursuing the M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction are required to take the following core courses:

M.Ed. Core Courses


 Required core courses (17 - 18 credits):

Curriculum and Instruction Concentration


The M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction concentration is designed to provide students with in-depth study of curriculum and instruction, contemporary issues, a critical perspective for evaluating these and future developments, and to empower students as advocates for best practice in education.

Students will design a Study Plan to meet their needs with the graduate advisor.

Minimum credits required for program: 36 

In addition to the required core courses (16 - 18 credits), take:

  • Elective coursework approved by advisor  18 - 20 credits

 

Specialization in Content Area Concentration


Students can pursue advanced content area in English/language arts, mathematics, social studies, and/or science at NVU Lyndon. This specialization enables a student to more deeply explore a focused area of interest.

Students will design a Study Plan to meet their needs with the graduate advisor.

Minimum credits required for program: 36 

In addition to the required core courese (16 - 18 credits), take:

  • Elective coursework approved by advisor   18 - 20 credits

Special Education Concentration


The Special Education concentration is for educators who currently hold licensure in special education or who seek to further their understanding of this complex field. The degree program provides an opportunity for students to develop a Plan of Study that focuses on a broad exploration of the field or an in-depth study of topics such as learning disabilities, behavior management, or assessment. 

Minimum credits required for program: 36

In addition to the required core courses (16 - 18 credit hours), take*:

*(Students who have taken these courses as undergraduates at Lyndon State College or Northern Vermont University may substitute other special education courses for these requirements.)