Emporia State University

The Teachers College

Master Teacher

Address:

Campus Box 4003

1 Kellogg Circle

Emporia, KS 66801

United States

Phone:

620-341-5403

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master Teacher

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master Teacher degree is intended for the teaching practitioner in settings from early childhood through adolescence and young adulthood (EC-YA). The student will learn to deal more effectively with diverse student learners and move from theory to best practice in the field. The student may choose from areas of concentration that include Reading Specialist and Elementary Subject Matter.  Licensure is also available in Reading Specialist.

Upon satisfactory completion of the five introductory/research courses, the core knowledge examination, and the above requirements the student will be admitted to candidacy for the degree sought.  Candidacy is the formal approval for pursuit of a graduate degree after it is determined that all specified admissions criteria have been met.  Students shall continuously demonstrate personal characteristics appropriate to the profession and maintain a 3.0 GPA or better throughout their program.

The master teacher program is intended for the teaching practitioner in settings from early childhood through adolescence and young adulthood.  The candidate will learn to deal more effectively with diverse student learners and move from theory to best practice in the field.  The Elementary Subject Matter is designed for educators who wish to improve their teaching, management, and assessment skills.

Each student must complete the six introductory and research courses within the first 15-21 hours before taking the other required courses in the program.  A core knowledge examination over those courses will be given.  A core knowledge examination over these courses should be taken during the semester following the completion of the 15 core credits.  When the introductory core courses are completed, the core knowledge exam is passed, and admission requirements are fulfilled, the student will be removed from probation and allowed to enroll in the remaining coursework.

The master teacher program is intended for the teaching practitioner in settings from early childhood through adolescence and young adulthood.  The candidate will learn to deal more effectively with diverse student learners and move from theory to best practice in the field.  The Reading Specialist serves practicing teachers, elementary or secondary, who wish to acquire initial reading specialist licensure with a master’s degree.

Each student must complete the six introductory and research course within the first 15-21 hours before taking the other required courses in the program.  A core knowledge examination over those courses will be given.  A core knowledge examination over these courses should be taken during the semester following the completion of the 15 core credits.  When the introductory core courses are completed, the core knowledge exam is passed, and admission requirements are fulfilled, the student will be removed from probation and allowed to enroll in the remaining coursework.

Accreditation:

The Master Teacher degree is accredited by NCATE and the Higher Learning Commission.

International Student Requirements:

For international student admissions, please visit our International Education web site.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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