The Master of Science in Teaching with the Graduate Teaching Licensure program is designed to meet the requirements of a Master of Science while you are working toward your initial Minnesota teaching license. This means you will be able to enter the teaching profession with a master's degree, giving you more earning potential, better credentials and a full understanding of how to be an effective teacher.
Upon completion of the certificate in Graduate Teaching Licensure, students will:
- Practice critical reflection in the analysis and improvement of their teaching.
- Demonstrate a sound foundation of content knowledge in the subject areas they teach.
- Understand and implement best practices in their teaching.
- Demonstrate the dispositions critical to effective teaching.
- Practice responsive teaching that meets the diverse needs of all students in their classrooms.Collaborate effectively with stakeholders (e.g. parents, K-12 administrators, community members) to enhance student learning.
Students must achieve the following program requirements for all courses listed under "Program Required Courses" for the Master of Science in Teaching.
Major Credits: 34-46
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum Grade: C
Master of Science in Teaching Program Required Courses1
|EDU 6180||Understanding & Evaluating Educational Research||3|
|EDU 6190||Using Data to Improve Student Learning||4|
Graduate Teaching Licensure Program Required Courses
|Educational Foundation & Field Experience Coursework for All Licensure Areas 2|
|EDU 5111||Reflection/Professional Development ($75 course fee)||2|
|EDU 5112||Technology Integration & Computational Thinking I||0.5|
|EDU 5114||Technology Integration & Computational Thinking II||0.5|
|EDU 5115||Critical History for American Educational Equity||2|
|EDU 5125||Diversity in the Classroom||2|
|EDU 5130||Student Learning and Development||2|
|EDU 5135||Exceptionality & Inclusion||2|
|EDU 5220||Classroom Assessment||2|
|EDU 5250||Field Experience I and Classroom Management||2|
|EDU 5350||Field Experience II/Class Mgt||2|
|EDU 5450||Field Experience III/Class MGT||2|
|EDU 5500||Student Teaching Internship||6|
|EDU 5510||Student Teaching Seminar||2|
|For program completion, students are required to:|
Complete an edTPA submission as part of the student teaching seminar
Attempt the MTLE Content and Pedagogy exams.
|Elementary (K-6) Content Methods 3|
|EDU 5325||Reading/Lang Arts: Meth I||2|
|EDU 5330||Comm Arts & Lit: Elementary||2|
|EDU 5340||Social Studies Methods: Elem||2|
|EDU 5360||Math Methods: Elementary||2|
|EDU 5370||Science Methods: Elementary||2|
|EDU 5380||Elementary Education Arts & Movements Methods||2|
|Secondary (5-12) or K-12 Content Methods 3|
|EDU 5240||Secondary Drug & Hlth Edu||1|
|EDU 5333||Secondary Communication Arts and Literature Methods 4||4|
|or EDU 5777||Independent Study|
|or EDU 5777||Independent Study|
|or EDU 5373||Secondary Science Methods|
|or EDU 5440||Spanish Teaching Methods|
|EDU 5335||Secondary Content Area Reading Strategies||2|
Candidates must first complete the Graduate Teaching Licensure Program before starting Educational Research Courses.
Anyone pursuing an additional licensure must connect with academic advisor.
Methods coursework will vary depending on licensure area.
EDU 5777 - Social Studies Methods
EDU 5777 - Mathematics Methods