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Master's in Teaching and Learning

 Program Code: ME6325

The Master’s in Teaching and Learning is designed for individuals who would like to complete a one-year (30 semester hour) master’s degree in teaching and learning without licensure (whether domestic or international). This master’s program is designed for individuals who will not be teaching in P-12 schools and not seeking licensure.

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Danielle Dani
Department Chair
Patton Hall 309BB

Admissions Policy

Candidates seeking admission to the master’s program in Teaching and Learning must have earned a bachelor’s degree, an undergraduate point average of at least 3.00 (4.00 point scale) minimum, a score of at least 290 (verbal and Quantitative combined) on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), three letters of recommendation, and an autobiography/Personal Statement of Professional Goals. In addition, international candidates must submit certified transcripts as well as proof of financial responsibility. Candidates’ application materials may be reviewed prior to completion of the bachelor’s degree and may be admitted but will not be able to begin registration until an official transcript showing conferral of a bachelor’s degree is provided.

Transfer Policy

To obtain information specific to students seeking admission to the program as transfer students from another institution contact the Graduate College.

Required Courses

This program requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of credits in Core, Curriculum and Instruction, and elective coursework.

Course Title Credit Hours

Core Program


EDTE 5600 Advanced Studies of Children and Adolescents 3
EDTE 6670 Teacher as Action Researcher 3
EDSP 5700 Nature and Needs of Persons with Exceptionalities 3
EDTE 6940 Master’s Research Project 3

Curriculum and Instruction


EDTE 5100 Principles of Curriculum 3
EDTE 6160 Managing and Monitoring Student Learning 3
EDTE 6600 Principles of Teaching 3
EDPL 6920 Internship: Theory Into Practice 3



In consultation with an advisor, select relevant courses from appropriate departments in the Patton College of Education or across the University based on an individualized career plan.

Program of Study

Applicants who are admitted to the program must meet with their assigned academic advisor prior to beginning any course work. All students must complete an approved program prior to the end of their first semester of study.