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George Metz

George Metz

Dean of the College of Education
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Egmetz@csuniv.edu

The Master of Education program at Charleston Southern University consists of 15 education core courses, with varying hours by track. See below for more information.

Core

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EDUC 601 Principles of Educational Research 3
EDUC 608 Foundations, Issues and Trends in Education 3
EDUC 632 Computers:  Advanced Applications and Issues in Education 3
EDUC 645 Planning and Supervision of the Instructional Program 3
EDUC 662 Issues and Perspectives on Managing a Diverse Student Population 3

Total Hours: 15


Administration & Supervision

Professional Education (9 hours)

Education 615:    Educational Leadership I:  Organizational Behaviors (3)

Education 616:    Educational Leadership II:  Human Resource and Finance Management (3)

Education 630:    Legal and Ethical Environments of Public Schools (3)

 

Specialty Studies (9 hours)

Education 681:    Internship and Seminar I in Elementary School Administration and Supervision (3)

Education 682:    Internship II in Elementary School Administration and Supervision (3)

Education 683:    The Elementary School Principalship (3)

 

Recommendation for Certification

  • Passed Praxis II – Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision
  • Completed Internship/Seminar II
  • Satisfactory on Appraisal of Candidate Performance
  • Three years teaching experience (one year in grades K-6)
  • Completed all coursework requirements for this program

Professional Education (9 hours)

Education 615:    Educational Leadership I:  Organizational Behaviors (3)

Education 616:    Educational Leadership II:  Human Resource and Finance Management (3)

Education 630:    Legal and Ethical Environments of Public Schools (3)

Specialty Studies (9 hours)

Education 684:    Internship and Seminar I in Secondary School Administration and Supervision (3)

Education 685:    Internship II in Secondary School Administration and Supervision (3)

Education 686:    The Secondary School Principalship (3)

 

Recommendation for Certification

  • Passed Praxis II Educational Leadership:  Administration and Supervision
  • Completed Internship/Seminar II
  • Satisfactory on Appraisal of Candidate Performance
  • Three years teaching experience (one year in grades 7-12)
  • Completed all coursework requirements for this program

Professional Education (9 hours)

Education 615:    Educational Leadership I:  Organizational Behaviors (3)

Education 616:    Educational Leadership II:  Human Resource and Finance Management (3)

Education 630:    Legal and Ethical Environments of Public Schools (3)

 

Specialty Studies (9 hours)

Choose one of two tracks

Track 1

Education 684:    Internship and Seminar I in Secondary School Administration and Supervision (3)

Education 682:    Internship II in Elementary School Administration and Supervision (3)

Education 683:     The Elementary School Principalship (3)

or

Track 2

Education 681:    Internship and Seminar I in Elementary School Administration and Supervision (3)

Education 685:    Internship II in Secondary School Administration and Supervision (3)

Education 686:    The Secondary School Principalship (3)

 

Recommendation for Certification

  • Passed Praxis II Educational Leadership:  Administration and Supervision
  • Completed Internship/Seminar II
  • Satisfactory on Appraisal of Candidate Performance
  • Three years teaching experience (one year in grades 7-12 & one year in K-6)
  • Completed all coursework requirements for this program

Literacy Coaching

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EDUC 622 Assessing and Addressing Student Needs 3
EDUC 655 Literacy Leaders: Family and Community Partnerships 3
EDUC 656 Literature as Instructional Tools 3
EDUC 657 The Language and Literacy Connection 3
EDUC 658 Principles of Coaching Literacy 3
EDUC 659
Action Research in Coaching
3

Total Hours: 18

Recommendation for Certification

  • Initial or Professional certificate at the early childhood, elementary, middle, secondary, or PK–12 level.
  • Completed five (5) years of successful school teaching experience by the time the degree is awarded.
  • Passed Praxis II Literacy Coaching
  • R2S Literacy Teacher Endorsement         
  • Satisfactory on Appraisal of Candidate Performance
  • Completed all coursework requirements for this program

Teacher Leadership

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EDUC 622 Assessing and Addressing Student Needs 3
EDUC 640
Curriculum, Design, Implementation and Evaluation
3
EDUC 660 Professional Leadership and Mentoring 3
EDUC 663 Practicum in Teacher Leadership 3
EDUC 699 Issues in Teacher Leadership 3

Total Hours: 15

Recommendation for Certification

  • Initial or Professional certificate at the early childhood, elementary, middle, secondary, or PK–12 level.
  • Completed Practicum hours (36)
  • Passed Praxis II Teacher Leader
  • Satisfactory on Appraisal of Candidate Performance
  • Completed all coursework requirements for this program

Physical Education & Sport Coaching

Core

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EDUC 601 Principles of Educational Research 3
HPES 620 Organization and Administration 3
HPES 670 Strength and Conditioning Programming 3
HPES 671 Sport Psychology 3

Total Hours: 12

Cognate

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
HPES 678 Biomechanics of Human Movement 3
HPES 679
Motor Learning and Development
3
HPES 680 Measurement and Evaluation 3
HPES 681 Skill Acquisition and Development 3

Total Hours: 12

Elective Courses (choose two, 6 hours)

  • HPES 650: Sport Law & Ethics (3)
  • HPES 651: Contemporary Issues in Sport and Physical Education (3)
  • BUS 607: Fundamentals of Leadership (3)
  • BUS 624: Leadership Development (3)