Course Sequences

A description of each course can be found in the Graduate Studies Course Catalog.

For Master of Arts in Education

I. Core Courses: Required

EDU 8561 - Advanced Trends and Issues in Special Education (Spring Semester)

EDU 8603 - Educational Research (Fall Semester)

EDU 8641 - Assessment and Analysis (Spring Semester)

EDU 8679 - Standards Aligned Sys & Curriculum (Fall Semester)

EDU 8673 - Philosophy Education (Fall Semester)
* Core courses must be completed prior to taking the Comprehensive Examinations

II. Elective Credits from the following:
(15 for Concentration in Graduate Education)

EDU 8622 - Diag. & Remed of Read. Diff.

EDU 8626 - Learn Disabilities Read

EDU 8662 - Trends Social Studies

EDU 8663 - Teach Prob Solv Math-Sci

EDU 8676 - Technology in Teaching

EDU 8678 - Multicult, Gender in Schools

EDU 8631 - Meth of Teaching Writing

EDU 8627 - Teaching Language Arts

EDU 8664 - Politics of Education

EDU 8669 - Comparative Education

EDU 8670 - Hist of Western Educ

EDU 8610 - Current Issues in American Education

EDU 7676 - Educ Phil St Augustine

EDU 8624 - Reading Secondary School

EDU 8656 - School Law

EDU 8651 - Social Issues & Schools

Workshops: 3 Required - 1 Credit Each

The workshops, scheduled on Friday evenings and Saturdays, deal with specialized and current topics of interest to teachers.  Students in the program complete 3 workshops from a choice of many.  Sample titles for education workshops include: "Successful Stategies for At-Risk Students," Educating Middle School Students: What Really Works," Effective Time Management for Educators," and "Teaching and Training as a Performance Art.

Up to 12 credits may be taken in Teaching and Content area; up to 6 credits may be taken as workshops.

For Concentration in Teacher Leadership:

I. Core Courses: Required

EDU 8603 - Educational Research (Fall Semester) OR

EDU 8641 - Assessment and Analysis (Spring Semester

EDU 8561 - Advanced Trends and Issues in Special Education (Spring Semester)

EDU 8679 - Standards Aligned Sys & Curriculum (Fall Semester)

EDU 8672 -  Instructional Leadership (Spring Semester)

EDU 8654 - Policy Analysis (Fall Semester)

* Core courses must be completed prior to taking the Comprehensive Examinations.

12 elective credits need to be taken from:

EDU 8673 - Philosophy of Education

EDU 8664 - Politics of Education

EDU 8669 - Topics in Education, Culture & Society

EDU 8610 - Current Issues in American Education

EDU 8678 - Multiculturalism, Gender and Inclusion in Schools

EDU 8669 - Comparative Education

One approved elective or 3 one credit workshops.

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Tuition Reduction

Teachers and shool administrators  may apply for a special Tuition Reduction
40% for those employed by Catholic schools;
20% for those employed by non-Catholic schools.

Additional links to financing options are found on the Graduate Studies pages and the benefits for everyone are shown here ....  Why Villlanova?

Contact

Department of Education & Counseling
302 St. Augustine Center
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610.519.4620
Fax: 610.519.4623
Email:
educationcounseling
@villanova.edu

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