Master of Arts in Education

Iowa Course Schedule

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

Online Classes:

EDUC 623: Teacher Leadership and Professional Learning, March 19 - May 11, 2018
Instructor: Terry Hurlburt

EDUC 606:  Action Research in Education -- Advanced, Jan. 15 - May 11, 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

EDUC 600:  Ethical Issues in School and Society, Aug. 28 - Oct. 19, 2018
Instructor:  Darren Hanna

EDUC 623:  Teacher Leadership & Professional Learning, Oct. 22 - Dec. 14, 2018
Instructor:  Susan Pecinovsky

EDUC 600:  Ethical Issues in School and Society, March 18 - May 11, 2019
Instructor:  TBA

EDUC 623:  Teacher Leadership and Professional Learning, Jan. 14 - March 9, 2019
Instructor:  TBA

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

EDUC 601:  Action Research in Education -- Intro. (3 cr.), June 12 - Aug. 17, 2018 (partial online mtg. face-to-face June 20-21, with the remainder of class completed online, 8am - 5pm) 

EDUC 602:  Action Research in Education -- Intermediate (1 cr.), Aug. 28 - Dec. 14, 2018 (partial online, mtg. face-to-face Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 8am - 5pm)

EDUC 606:  Action Research in Education -- Advanced (2 cr.), Jan. 14 - May 11, 2019 (partial online, mtg. face-to-face Jan. 26 & March 30, 8am - 5pm)

Cedar Falls, Central Rivers Area Education Agency, 3712 Cedar Heights Dr., Cedar Falls, IA)
EDUC 601:  Action Research in Education -- Intro. (3 cr.), June 4 - Aug. 17, 2018 (partial online with two new face-to-face meeting dates pending, 8am - 5pm)

EDUC 602:  Action Research in Education -- Intermediate (1 cr.), Aug. 28 - Dec. 14, 2018 (partial online, mtg. face-to-face Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 8am - 5pm)

EDUC 606:  Action Research in Education -- Advanced (2 cr.), Jan. 14 - May 11, 2019 (partial online, mtg. face-to-face Jan. 26 & March 30, 8am - 5pm)


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.):  June 4 - July 20, 2018; Oct. 22 - Dec. 14, 2018 
EDUC 580:  Children's & Adolescent Literature in the Reading Program (3 cr.):  March 19 - May 11, 2018
EDUC 605:  Teaching Reading to Student w/Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties (3 cr.):  Oct. 22 - Dec. 14, 2018
EDUC 640:  K-12 Reading Curriculum and Balanced Literacy (3 cr.):  June 4 - July 20, 2018
EDUC 650:  Content Reading and Study Strategies (3 cr.):  June 4 - July 20, 2018
EDUC 681:  Emergent Reading, Writing, and Language Development (3 cr.):  Aug. 27 - Oct. 19, 2018

Reading Specialist Electives (12 credits plus choose another 3-cr. elective)
EDUC 590:  Supervision and Staff Development (3 cr.):  May 14 - June 29, 2018; Oct. 22 - Dec. 14, 2018
EDUC 596:  Practicum in Reading Leadership (3 cr.):  Jan. 15 - May 11, 2018; Aug. 27 - Oct. 19, 2018
EDUC 597:  Seminar in Reading Research (if MA research was not in area of literacy) (3 cr.):  Jan. 15 - May 11, 2018; Aug. 27 - Oct. 19, 2018
EDUC 639:  Administration and Supervision of K-12 Reading Programs (3 cr.):  July 2 - Aug. 17, 2018

Cross-Categorical Special Education Electives (Choose total of 15 credits):
EDUC 613:  Introduction to Individual Education Assessment (3 cr.):  July 2 - Aug. 17, 2018; Aug. 27 - Oct. 19, 2018
EDUC 614:  Advanced Individual Education Assessment (3 cr.):  March 19 - May 11, 2018; Oct. 22 - Dec. 14, 2018
EDUC 619:  Collaboration and Transition:  The School and Community (3 cr.):  May 14 - June 29, 2018; Oct. 22 - Dec. 14, 2018
EDUC 621:  Classroom Management and Positive Behavior Practices (3 cr.):  March 19 - May 11, 2018; July 2 - Aug. 17, 2018; Aug. 27 - Oct. 19, 2018
EDUC 626:  Inclusive Classroom Strategies (3 cr.):  July 2 - Aug. 17, 2018
EDUC 627:  Teaching Students with Cognitive Disabilities (3 cr.):  May 14 - June 29, 2018
EDUC 629:  Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities (3 cr.):  May 14 - June 29, 2018
EDUC 631:  Teaching Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (3 cr.):  May 14 - June 29, 2018

Innovative Teacher Leadership and Instructional Coaching
EDUC 505:  Leading with Integrity (3 cr.):  May 14 - June 29, 2018; Aug. 27 - Oct. 19, 2018
EDUC 506:  Best Practices in High-Impact Coaching (3 cr.):  July 2 - Aug. 17, 2018
EDUC 507:  Leadership and Institutional Change (3 cr.):  March 19 - May 11, 2018; Aug. 27 - Oct. 19, 2018
EDUC 508:  Job Embedded Field Experience (1 cr.):  March 19 - May 11, 2018; Oct. 22 - Dec. 14, 2018 

Elective Course Options that can be applied as electives toward the Master of Arts in Education Program:
EDEL 505:  ELL Methods and Classroom Strategies:  Fall 2017
EDEL 500:  Quality Questioning for Rigor and Student Engagement (3 cr.):  Fall 2017
EDEL 501:  Standards-Based Teaching, Assessment, and Grading (3 cr.):  March 19 - May 11, 2018
EDEL 551:  Cultural and Linguistic Diversity (3 cr.):  Spring 2018 
EDEL 552:  Linguistics and Structure of Language (3 cr.):  
EDEL 502:  Implementing Positive Behavior Supports within the MtSS/FtI Framework (3 cr.):  June 1 - July 15, 2018
EDEL 503:  Formative Assessment:  Using Data for Instructional Planning and Intervention (3 cr.):  Aug. 20 - Oct. 19, 2018
EDEK 553:  Language Acquisition (3 cr.):  Oct. 15 - Dec. 14, 2018
EDEL 504:  Active Engagement and Brain-Compatible Learning (3 cr.):  Spring 2019
EDEL 554:  ELL Testing and Assessment (3 cr.):  Spring 2019

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

 


Graduate Tuition: $380 per credit tuition plus $10 per credit resource fee for the 2018-2019 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