Students who graduate from the Master of Arts in Teaching program with a concentration in Advance Studies in Secondary Education will have a deeper understanding of:
- Instructional strategies
- Action research
- Instructional technology
- Differentiated instruction
- Classroom management
- Assessment strategies
- Teacher leadership
- Curriculum design
- Reflective practices
Graduates of the program will also have a head start if they decide to apply for National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification.
The online Advanced Studies in Secondary Education program's curriculum includes courses in:
- Advanced Instructional Technology
- Advanced Classroom Management
- Methods of Action Research
- Constructivists Instructional Strategies
- Reflective Practitioner
- Curriculum Design, Differentiating Instruction
- Teacher Leadership
- Assessment of Learning
- Research Thesis in Secondary Education.
This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and requires that applicants have a 3.00 GPA or a 35 on the Miller's Analogy Test, employed as a classroom teacher during the program, completed Cal U's application, 3 letters of recommendation, resume & copy of valid teaching certificate.
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)