Traditional Track - (MAED)

The Master of Arts is Education addresses the needs of educators in their own journeys as lifelong learners. Candidates will be with other teachers in an environment that promotes learning from each other. Working with faculty with expertise in the K-12 environment, candidates will extend their knowledge of providing better instruction for their students.

Master of Arts in Education - Traditional Track Requirements

Core Courses 1
EDF 601Psychology of Learning3
EDF 606Acc Learn w/Special Needs3
or EDF 705 Pupil Services
EDF 607Research Methods3
EDF 620Teaching and Learning3
EDF 621Legal/Ethical Issues in Educ3
EDF 622Philosophy of Education3
Capstone Course 2
EDF 701Capstone Experience3
Electives 3
Select from the following: 15
Information and Communications
Implementing Content Area Curr
Mentoring and Supervision
School-Community Relations
Instructional Leadership
Learning & Design Technologies
App Instruc Des and Developmen
Design,Develop/Deliv of elearn
Learn Des & Tech Practicum
Dev Language/Literacy
Meth Teach Dev Reading
Prin/Pract of Teach Phonics
Reading Assess/Intervention
Reading in Content Area
Literacy/Writing Connections
Independent Study in Educ
Positive Strat in Discipline
Soc Stud Content/Meth grd 4-5
Math Content/Methods grd 4-5
Science Content/Method grd 4-5
Assess Student Performance
Special Topics in Educ
Educ Pol & Issues in TESOL
TESOL Second Lang & Tech
TESOL Instructional Methods
TESOL Assess & Prof Practice
Total Hours36

A minimum of 3 EDF courses must be taken prior to approval for candidacy.


Taken during the final semester of the MAED program.


With the approval of the Walsh University graduate advisors, the remaining 15 hours may be fulfilled by elective, or alternative format courses. The choice includes courses from EDT (3 digit course numbers) and up to six hours of alternative format courses or workshops.