Master of Arts in Education

Iowa Course Schedule

Iowa Core (Required) Course Schedule: Master of Arts in Education

Online Classes:

EDUC 600: Ethical Issues in School and Society, Jan. 15-March 9, 2018
Instructor: Darren Hanna

EDUC 623: Teacher Leadership and Professional Learning, March 19-May 9, 2018
Instructor: Terry Hurlburt

EDUC 606:  Action Research in Education -- Advanced, Jan. 15 - May 9, 2018
Instructor:  Jen Gallagher 

EDUC 600:  Ethical Issues in School and Society, May 21 - July 20, 2018
Instructor:  Darren Hanna

EDUC 623:  Teacher Leadership & Professional Learning, July 9 - August 17, 2018
Instructor:  Susan Pecinovsky

West Des Moines (Viterbo Iowa Center, 4949 Westown Pkwy., Suite 195, WDM)

EDUC 601:  Action Research in Education -- Intro. (3 cr.), mtg. face-to-face June 12-13 and June 28-29 with the remainder of class completed online (8am - 5pm), 2018 

Cedar Falls, Central Rivers Area Education Agency, 3712 Cedar Heights Dr., Cedar Falls, IA)
EDUC 601:  Action Research in Education -- Intro. (3 cr.), mtg. face-to-face June 20-21and July 16-17 with the remainder of class completed online (8am - 5pm), 2018 

 


Approved Elective Online Courses for Master of Arts in Education
Online courses are delivered via the web-based Moodle learning platform. Students must have regular access to the internet to take online courses.

Reading Area Electives (Choose total of 15 credits):
EDUC 529:  Assessment and Treatment of Reading Difficulties (3 cr.),  
EDUC 580:  Children's & Adolescent Literature in the Reading Program (3 cr.), March 19 - May 11, 2018 (WI)

Reading Specialist Electives (12 credits plus choose another 3-cr. elective)
EDUC 596:  Practicum in Reading Leadership (3 cr.), Jan. 15 - May 11, 2018 (IA)
EDUC 597:  Seminar in Reading Research (if MA research was not in area of literacy) (3 cr.), Jan. 15 - May 11, 2018
EDUC 639:  Administration and Supervision of K-12 Reading Programs (3 cr.), Jan. 15 - March 16, 2018 (IA)

Cross-Categorical Special Education Electives (Choose total of 15 credits):
EDUC 614:  Advanced Individual Education Assessment (3 cr.), March 19 - May 11, 2018
EDUC 619:  Collaboration and Transition:  The School and Community (3 cr.)
EDUC 621:  Classroom Management and Positive Behavior Practices (3 cr.), March 19 - May 11, 2018
EDUC 626:  Inclusive Classroom Strategies (3 cr.), Jan. 15 - March 9, 2018
EDUC 627:  Teaching Students with Cognitive Disabilities (3 cr.), Jan. 15 - March 9, 2018
EDUC 629:  Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities (3 cr.), Jan. 15 - March 9, 2018
EDUC 631:  Teaching Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (3 cr.), Jan. 15 - March 9, 2018

Innovative Teacher Leadership and Instructional Coaching
EDUC 505:  Leading with Integrity,
EDUC 506:  Best Practices in High-Impact Coaching, Jan. 15 - March 9, 2018
EDUC 507:  Leadership and Institutional Change, March 19 - May 11, 2018
EDUC 508:  Job Embedded Field Experience, March 19 - May 11, 2018

Elective Course Options that can be applied as electives toward the Master of Arts in Education Program:
EDEL 500:  Quality Questioning for Rigor and Student Engagement (3 cr.),
EDEL 501:  Standards-Based Teaching, Assessment, and Grading, March 19 - May 11, 2018
EDEL 551:  Cultural and Linguistic Diversity,
EDEL 552:  Linguistics and Structure of Language, Summer 2018
EDEL 502:  Implementing Positive Behavior Supports within the MtSS/FtI Framework, Summer 2018
EDEL 503:  Formative Assessment:  Using Data for Instructional Planning and Intervention, Fall, 2018
EDEK 553:  Language Acquisition, Fall 2018
EDEL 504:  Active Engagement and Brain-Compatible Learning, Spring 2019
EDEL 554:  ELL Testing and Assessment, Spring 2019

** All Other Elective Online Professional Development or AEA Courses Cannot Be Applied Toward the Master of Arts in Education Programs.

 


 

 

Graduate Tuition: $365 per credit tuition plus $10 per credit resource fee for the 2017-2018 academic year. 

Financial Aid Information: Financial aid is available for the MAE program. Contact the Financial Aid Office for additional information.

Apply to the Master of Arts in Education program: click on the "Apply Now" tab on the left of this page. All students who intend to register for courses must be accepted into the program prior to registering for courses.

Register for Courses: New students will be assisted with registration for the first semester by the Off-Campus Office.  Returning students should register online via VitNet. Courses with less than a minimum of 10 students registered are subject to cancellation.


Iowa Contact Information:

Michael Gonzalez,
 Iowa Off-campus Coordinator/Marketing Specialist, 4949 Westown Prkwy Suite 195, West Des Moines, IA 50266  Phone: 515-224-4811 or 1-888-235-2200  Email: mrgonzalez@viterbo.edu

Carol Page, Iowa Educational Leadership Program Specialist/Iowa Student Advisor, cdpage@viterbo.edu or 515-224-4811 or 1-888-235-2200