Degree Title: Master of Education
Program Name and Number: Master of Education in Teaching in Learning - ME6325
Department/Unit: Department of Teacher Education
Delivery Mode: Athens Campus
Program Mission: 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.
Program Learning Objectives:
- Students will increase their understanding of key principles of teaching and learning.
- Students will apply the principles of teaching and learning to learners of all ages through case studies and/or appropriate field-based experiences.
- Students will apply relevant action research practices in a real-world setting (i.e., develop a research question and collect data to determine the effectiveness of a project designed to address the research question).
Program Overview: The Master’s in Teaching and Learning is offered through Ohio University’s Patton College of Education and 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.
Opportunities for Graduates: This program prepares students to work in higher education or business settings.
Link to Program: https://www.ohio.edu/education/academic-programs/teacher-preparation/department-of-teacher-education/masters-programs/index.cfm
This program requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of credits in Core, Curriculum and Instruction, and elective coursework. The M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning is a one-year program that can be completed in three academic terms. The master’s research project is the culminating project for the degree. No thesis, qualifying or comprehensive exams are required.
- Core Program courses - 12 credits
- 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 courses - 12 credits
- 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
- Elective courses - 6 credits
- In consultation with advisor, select relevant courses from appropriate departments in the Patton College of Education or across the University based on individualized career plan.
Admission Requirements: Domestic Student Admission Requirements:
Candidates seeking admission to the master’s program in Teaching and Learning must have earned a Bachelor’s degree have 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, an academic writing sample, and an Autobiography/Personal Statement of Professional Goals.
International Student Admission Requirements
Note: These criteria are for students whose first language is not English.
- A TOEFL score of 80+ for non-native English speakers.
- Certified Transcripts - From all institutions of higher learning showing the award of a Bachelor’s degree.
- Score of at least 290 (verbal and quantitative) on the Graduate Record Exam(GRE).
- Three letters of recommendation – Two of the recommendations should be from college professors and one from an employer or professional colleague. The recommendations should be submitted in English; or, if the recommendations are in the native language, the original should be accompanied by a certified translation.
- Autobiography – This is not to exceed two typewritten pages. The autobiography should be submitted in English; or, if the autobiography is written in the native language, the original should be accompanied by a certified translation. This autobiography, as a minimum, should include the following information: educational experiences; professional work experiences; career goals; future expectations; major influencing factors in your life; professional organizations; why you are selecting Ohio University and the particular program you are applying to. You may include other information that you feel is relevant.
- Academic writing sample (examples may include published paper, paper submitted for a course, or master’s project thesis).
- Proof of Financial Responsibility –This form must be received by the Graduate College, R-Tech Building, before the I-20 visa. The form is available at www.ohio.edu/graduate/prospective_student_form.cfm.