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    Mississippi College
   
 
  Nov 27, 2020
 
GRADUATE CATALOG 2012-2013 
    
GRADUATE CATALOG 2012-2013 [Archived Catalog]

Teaching Arts, M.Ed.


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This program has been designed to enable candidates to seek Mississippi Alternate Route Licensure with either an Elementary (4-8) or Secondary (7-12/K-12) concentration. Candidates for admission must have satisfactory scores on the PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II (Specialty Area Exam) Tests, a minimum of 2.5 GPA, in addition to all other Master of Education admission requirements except the teacher’s license as previously indicated. Following admission and successful completion of the pre-teaching required courses, candidates are eligible to apply for a Special Class A License (3-year nonrenewable) with the Mississippi Department of Education. After successful completion of the pre-teaching and internship requirements (12 hours) students may apply for a Mississippi Standard A Alternate Route Educator License (5-year renewable). Upon completion of the degree program in Teaching Arts candidates may apply for the Mississippi Standard AA License (5-year renewable).

The degree consists of the following requirements.


1. Completion of the following six hours of pre-teaching required courses:


2. Completion of the following six hours of internship courses:


Note(s):


(Students must complete EDU 6506  and EDU 6554  and provide a copy of a valid teaching contract prior to enrollment in either EDU 6537  or EDU 6538 . Students may not complete EDU 6537  or EDU 6538  while teaching under an emergency, or interim, license.)

3. Completion of the following nine hours of core courses:


4. Choose one Concentration


Total: 30-33 sem. hrs.


Comprehensive Exams


In their last semester of enrollment, candidates for the M.Ed. in Teaching Arts degree must take an oral comprehensive examination based upon course work used to satisfy degree requirements if their overall grade point average on graduate work is below 3.75. If judged unsatisfactory, all or part of the oral examination may be retaken once in the following semester or summer term. Candidates with a grade point average on graduate work equal to, or greater than, 3.75 will be exempt from the oral examination process.

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