Master of Arts in Teaching and Foundations

The MA in Teaching and Foundations is an advanced professional degree for experienced educational professionals and community educators who wish to deepen and expand their knowledge of teaching and learning in a socio-cultural context. Candidates for this degree may select from several possible cluster/concentrations, including: Curriculum Studies; Literacy, Language, and Culture; and Integrating Technologies.

The following requirements are planned with approval of a faculty advisor:

Foundational Core Requirements
Select one course in each of the following foundational areas:18
Philosophical Foundations
Social Foundations
Multicultural Foundations
Curriculum Foundations
Technology Foundations
Learning and Development Foundations
Concentration Courses
Select one concentration/cluster of four courses from the following:12
Curriculum Studies
Individualized Concentration/Clusters
Integrating Technologies
Literacy, Language, and Culture
Integrative Inquiry/Advocacy Sequence
EDUC 6552Research for Action and Advocacy in School and Community Settings3
EDUC 6999Capstone: Educating for Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement3
Total Credits36