Rank I Program in Middle Grades EducationMajor: MSED
Degree Awarded: NON
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/rank
Admission to School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies and certification in 8-12, P-12, 5-12, or 5-9 and a Masters degree or Rank II.
Rank I Program in Middle and Secondary Education
|Inquiry (Select one of the following) (3 credit hours)||3|
|EDAP 639 Education Research in P-12 Setting|
|ELFH 601 Applied Statistics (or research course equivalency approved by advisor)|
|Leadership (Select one of the following) (3 credit hours)||3|
|EDAP 624 Curriculum Theory|
|EDAP 637 Using Assessments to Improve Student Achievement|
|EDAP 677 Teacher Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring|
|ELFH 636 Shaping School Culture (or other leadership course in consultation with advisor)|
|Diversity (Select one of the following) (3 credit hours)||3|
|EDAP 521 Teaching English Learners|
|EDAP 638 Instructional Strategies for Diverse Learners|
|EDAP 642 Literacy, Learning and Cultural Differences (or other diversity course in consultation with advisor)|
|EDTP 503 Developing Cross Cultural Competence|
|Area of Emphasis (12-18 credit hours)||12-18|
|Electives (0-6 credit hours)||0-6|
|Action (Problem Solver) (3 credit hours)||3|
|EDAP 607 Teacher Leadership in Practice (or capstone course equivalency approved by advisor*)|
|Minimum Credit Hours Required:||30|
Midpoint Requirement: Candidates are required to submit a mid-point performance assessment to their faculty advisor at the completion of 15 credit hours of coursework. The faculty advisor will assess the candidate's performance assessment, which must be at the target or satisfactory level. The performance assessment must address content, classroom environment, teaching, assessing, and reflection, and an artifact such as a video, to document professional learning.
Exit Requirements: Hallmark Assessment Task for EDAP 607 or equivalent project that demonstrates proficiency in the Advanced-Level Kentucky Teacher Standards.
- Minimum of 15 credit hours in 600-level courses is required.
- Up to 15 credit hours of graduate credit may be transferred to the Rank I program, as long as the student will have completed 60 credit hours of approved graduate credit including a Masters degree at the end of the Rank I program. Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the advisor and final acceptance is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts.
- In the Rank I program, at least 15 credit hours of new graduate coursework must be taken at the University of Louisville. No course credit equivalent to a GPA of 2.0 or lower will be accepted.
Chair of Middle/Secondary Education Department
Kentucky Teacher Internship Program Coordinator
Coordinator of Alternative Certification Program
Assistant Chair of Middle/Secondary Education Department
Director of Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium