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Steven Jones Missouri State University Hill Hall 125 417-836-5982 SPJones@MissouriState.edu
MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING AND LEARNING (MATL) SPECIALIST DEGREE IN TEACHER LEADERSHIP (SETL)
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Hone your teaching methods and improve your student learning outcomes when you earn your Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (MATL) degree. Help your entire community by identifying and responding to their specific needs and problems. Take your master’s degree in education further by earning your Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership (SETL). Assume a leadership role and make impactful decisons within your school district / community. Courses for these degrees are delivered in a variety of ways—seated, online, and hybrid. Even seated courses will save you time and money as most are delivered at (or very near) a school site in your district. Missouri State strives to provide you with a quality education within your financial reach. In addition to presenting you with diverse financial options, the College of Education awards approximately 60 scholarships to eligible students annually. To learn more about the MATL, visit: www.MissouriState.edu/MATL To learn more about the SETL, visit: www.MissouriState.edu/SETL Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution.
SPECIALIST IN EDUCATON, TEACHER LEADERSHIP DEGREE PLAN This cohort-style 36 credit hour degree plan, designed to develop teacher-leaders, consists of 24 core course credits. Twenty-one of these credits (five courses) will be delivered in hybrid format—both on-site and online. On site classes will be offered at (or very near) a site in your district.
MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING AND LEARNING DEGREE PLAN This cohort-style 33 credit hour degree plan consists of 21 core course credits (five courses)—and all of these will be delivered at (or very near) a school site in your district.
Admission requirements: Master’s degree; certification, or the potential for certification to teach P-12. Required courses: Required professional learning community courses 18 hours (No transfer courses allowed) and administrative leadership area course - 3 hours.
Bachelor’s degree; certification or the potential for certification to teach P-12.
Required professional learning community courses 18 hours (No transfer courses allowed) YEAR 1
EDC 700 Teaching and Learning I: Current Issues & Trends in Education
EDC 701 Teaching and Learning II: Diversity, Curriculum & Research
Teaching and Learning V; Research Seminar
Teacher Leadership II: Diversity and Curriculum Design
EDC 702 Teaching and Learning III: Management & Assessment of Learning
EDC 703 Teaching and Learning IV: Curriculum Development
You will be required to complete a 12 credit hour “emphasis area” or slate of electives designed to meet your individual content area interests.
Teacher Leadership III: Building Classroom Climate & Effective Student Assessments
EDC 803 Teacher Leadership IV: Curriculum Theory
Teacher Leadership I: Contemporary Educational Problems
Field Research and Evaluation Foundational of Educational Leadership (OR other EAD course as approved by the program coordinator)
You will also be required to complete a 12 credit hour “emphasis area” or slate of electives designed to meet your individual content area interests.
Neither of these degrees will lead to a school administrator certification or administrative degree leading to such certification. Those teachers interested in pursuing school administrator certification should contact the Counseling, Leadership and Special Education Department at Missouri State University for information about their degree programs: (417) 836-6951. Missouri State is a NCATE/CAEP accredited institution.
GET STARTED MAKING A DIFFERENCE 1. APPLY FOR ADMISSION. Apply to the MSU Graduate College and the MATL/SETL Program. Apply to the Graduate College online at www.MissouriState.edu/Apply. Review the admission instructions for the MATL at www.MissouriState.edu/MATLadmit. Review the admission Instructions for the SETL at www.MissouriState.edu/SETLadmit. You’ll also need to submit a $35 application fee. Call 417-836-6929 or email Outreach@ MissouriState.edu if you need any help.
2. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID. If you need financial assistance, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov prior to March 31. You’ll find more resources at www.MissouriState.edu/FinancialAid.
3. MEET WITH YOUR ADVISOR. Call Steven Jones at 417-836-5982 or email SPJones@MissouriState.edu.
4. GET REGISTERED!