Program Requirements

Required Courses (21 credit hours)

IP&T 650: Quantitative Reasoning
IP&T 656/CPSE 690: Introduction to Qualitative Methods
EDLF 650: Policy Analysis in Education
IP&T 674: Quasi-experimental Research Design
IP&T 752: Measurement Theory
IP&T 761: Advanced Evaluation in Education
EIME 630: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Inquiry in Education

Methodology Electives (at least 12 credit hours)

Designs for Inquiry

IP&T 682: Project Management and Proposal Writing
EIME 720: Design-based Research Methods, Action Research, Single-subject Research Design

Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

IP&T 656: Advanced Qualitative Analysis
SOC 706R: Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Structural Equation Modeling
IP&T 674R: Meta-Analysis

Educational Measurement and Evaluation

IP&T 754: Item Response Theory
EIME 692: Advanced Item Response Theory
STAT 666: Multivariate Statistics

Content Area Specialty (one of the four, at least 12 credit hours)

Language, Literacy, and Communication

Complete the following two courses:

TEd 620 Foundations of Literacy
TEd 627 Research in Literacy

Complete at least six credit hours from the following:

TEd 603 Content-Area Literacy Instruction
TEd 622 Literacy Development & Instruction
TEd 623 Reading Comprehension Instruction
TEd 625 Literacy Assessments & Intervention
ComD 601 Neurofds of Lang., Speech, & Hearing
ComD 630 Early Child Language Intervention
ComD 679 School-Age Language Disorders
Ling 660 Language Testing
Ling 672 Reading Theory and Pedagogy

Learning and Instruction

IP&T 750 Research Synthesis Conceptualization
CPSE 622 Theories of Learning and Cognition
IP&T 620 Principles of Learning
TEd 602 Cont. Theory of Learning and Teaching
CPSE 612 Academic Intervention for Children With Learning Problems
CPSE 622 Theories of Learning and Cognition
CPSE 693R Directed Individual Study
IP&T 520 Foundations of Instructional Technology
IP&T 564 Instructional Design
IP&T 664 Advanced Instructional Design
IP&T 692R Advanced Topics
IP&T 693R Directed Individual Study

Social-emotional Development and Intervention

Complete the following course:

CPSE 615 Problem Solving for Social and Emotional Intervention

Complete nine credit hours from the following:

CPSE 602 Child Social/Emotional Assessment and Intervention
CPSE 603 Helping Relationships
CPSE 604 Moral Dimensions in Education
CPSE 614 Behavioral Assessment and Intervention
CPSE 693R Directed Individual Study
TEd 604 Education for Democracy
TEd 661 Classroom as Culture & Knowledge System
ElEd 793R Directed Individual Study
MFHD 623 History, Theory, and Research in EC Ed
MFHD 660 Child and Adolescent Socialization

The Preparation and Development of Educators

Complete the following two courses:

TEd 660 History of Teaching and Teacher Ed
TEd 601 Becoming a Student of Teaching

Complete at least six credit hours from the following:

TEd 661 Classroom as Culture & Knowledge System
TEd 662 Teacher Learning and Development
TEd 664 Mentoring and Supervision
TEd 665 Best Practices in Teacher Education
ElEd 793R Directed Individual Study

Internship (6 credit hours)

Dissertation (18 credit hours)