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Graduate Bulletin

CITE/English Education, M.S.Ed.

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadline:

Fall: April 1                                    [December 15 for international applicants]

Spring: October 1                                 [August 1 for international applicants]

Applications are processed together after the deadline date.

Letters of Reference:

Number Required: 3

From Whom: Letters of recommendation should be obtained from former and current professors who can provide insight into the applicant's abilities and talents and can comment on the applicant's aptitude for graduate study.  If already working in the field, the applicant may include letters from professional colleagues.

Coursework Required for Admission Consideration:

All applicants must present credentials that are the equivalent of the appropriate baccalaureate degree at Temple University.

Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline:

Typically, the applicant must have a baccalaureate degree and initial teacher certification in English Education.

Statement of Goals:

The Statement of Goals should be approximately 500-1,000 words in length and should indicate your goals and objectives for obtaining a master's degree and certification in a World Language.  The statement should also include the following elements:  your specific interest in Temple’s program; your research goals; your future career goals; and your academic and research achievements.

Standardized Test Scores:

The GRE/MAT is required.  It is expected that the scores will generally be at or above the 50th percentile.

Resume:

Not required.

Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:

Number of Didactic Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate:  30

Required Courses:

Core Courses (15 s.h.)

ED 554: Characteristics of Computer Based Instruction

ED 650: Teacher Development: The Reflective Teacher

ED 652: Cultural Diversity and Learning Styles

ED 653: Capstone Seminar in Current Issues

ED PSY 529: Tests and Measurement

Specialization Courses (6 s.h.)

ED 583: Teaching Reading and Language to Students with Special Needs

ED 787: Evaluation Research in Reading and Writing

Electives (9 s.h.) are determined in consultation with a faculty advisor.  Relevant courses may be selected from within the College or from departments across the university.

Internship:

Language Examination:

Culminating Events:

 

Contacts

Program Contact Information:

www.temple.edu/education/cite/

Department Information:

Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology in Education (CITE)
361 Ritter Hall (003-00)
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19122

fsulliva@temple.edu
215-204-8001

Department Contacts:

Admissions:

Gwen Miller

gmiller@temple.edu

215-204-6387

Program Coordinator:

Dr. Frank Sullivan

fsulliva@temple.edu

215-205-6157

Graduate Chairperson:

 

Chairperson: 

Dr. Thomas J. Walker

tjwalker@temple.edu

215-204-2296

About the Program

The M.S.Ed. with a concentration in English Education stresses connections between the advanced literacy demands of high school, college, and the workplace and the literacies necessary to thrive in home communities. Coursework probes current research on literacy in and out of school, and introduces students to emerging literacies that are reshaping curriculum and instruction.

Time Limit for Degree Completion: 4 years

Campus Location:

Main

Some elective courses are offered at the Ambler, Harrisburg, and Center City campuses.

Full-Time/Part-Time Status:

Students are able to complete the degree program on a part-time basis (8 credit hours or less per semester) through classes offered after 4:30 p.m.

Department Information:

Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology in Education (CITE)
361 Ritter Hall (003-00)
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19122

fsulliva@temple.edu
215-204-8001

Interdisciplinary Study:

 

Affiliation(s):

Not applicable.

Study Abroad:

No.

Ranking:

The College of Education was ranked 15th in the nation in a recent U.S. News & World Report ranking of graduate schools.

Accreditation:

This degree program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Areas of Specialization:

 

Job Placement:

 

Licensure:

Not applicable.

Non-Degree Student Policy:

Non-matriculated students may take up to 9 credits of coursework before applying to the degree program.

Financing Opportunities

Although some limited funding opportunities are available, assistantships are generally offered to doctoral-level students.

Updated 6.1.06