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Elementary Education - Master of Education
The Elementary Education program provides certification and an M.Ed. degree for those who wish to teach in elementary schools.
|EDUC||700/800||Educational Structure and Change||4|
|EDUC||701/801||Human Development and Learning/Educational Psych||4|
|EDUC||705/805*||Contemporary Educational Perspectives||4|
|EDUC||751/851A||Educating Exceptional Learners||4|
|EDUC||703/803F||Teaching Elementary Science||4|
|EDUC||703/803M||Teaching Elementary Social Studies||4|
|EDUC||706/806*||Intro to Reading Instruction||4|
*Indicates course work must be completed before the internship.
*Elementary Education students are required to have appropriate courses in mathematics/mathematics teaching. Effective fall 2016 all newly admitted UNH students must take Math 601 or Math 801 as a prerequisite to EDUC 741/841. Effective Spring 2019 MATH 703 Teaching of Mathematics, K-6 will replace EDUC 741/841. MATH 601 is a pre-req for MATH 703
|MATH||601/801||Exploring Math for Teachers I||4|
|EDUC||741/841||Exploring Mathematics with Young Children||4|
The two-semester supervised school internship is required for licensure. It typically runs from September through May, 4 graduate credits each semester. Effective Fall 2018, all Elementary Education students are requried to take two 4 credit UNH literacy courses during the internship year: EDUC 808 Literacy Assessment for Elementary Classroom Teachers in the fall and EDUC 809 Supporting Readers in Elementary Classrooms in the spring. The internship MUST begin in the fall semester and be completed in the spring semester. A culminating project is required in EDUC 809.
Based on satisfactory performance in the first semester internship, post-baccalaureate candidates with current certification may petition for exemption from the second semester internship. The decision to grant the petition will be made by the Director of Educator Preparation in collaboration with the intern, cooperating teacher, and UNH supervisor.
|900A Fall semeter||Internship||
|808 Fall semester||Literacy Assesment for Elementary Classroom Teachers||
|EDUC||901A Spring semester||Internship||4|
|EDUC||809 Spring semester||Supporting Readers in Elementary Classrooms||4|
Total Credit Requirement: a minimum of 32 graduate-level credits
M.Ed. In addition to the 16-credit internship, At least 10 credits must be UNH Education courses. The remaining 6 graduate credits can be in education or in another department. Note:All coursework listed above must be completed, therefore some students may exceed the minimum credit requirement while completing the requried coursework.
Admission to the M.Ed. is competitive and requires submission of an application to the UNH Graduate School. This includes official transcripts, passing scores from the Praxis Core exam, personal statement, three letters of recommendations and a New Hampshire background check.