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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Curriculum and Instruction, Secondary Education Concentration, M.Ed.

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Program Admission - M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

In addition to the university requirements for admission, all applicants must present a combined score of 1875 on a scale which is found by multiplying their total undergraduate grade-point average by the combined Graduate Record Examination General Test score (Verbal plus Quantitative) in order to qualify for “Regular Status.” Students scoring between 1650 and 1875 (GRE X GPA) may be admitted on “Conditional Status.” Applicants for Alternative Certification degrees must meet the additional admission requirements specified for those programs.

Program Requirements

Concentration in Secondary Education:

A candidate for the specialization Secondary Education must hold a valid teacher’s certificate in the field of graduate specialization issued by the Louisiana State Department of Education or its equivalent.

A total of 36 semester hours must be earned for the degree. Successful candidates in this program also earn their endorsement for Teacher Leader. The requirements include:

15 hours from their content teaching area

Candidates for the specialization in Secondary Education must choose a content teaching area from the following: Art, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, English, French, History, Mathematics, Music, and Spanish.

Specific requirements for the course work in the various content areas listed above may be obtained from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction or on the College of Education and Human Development web site (

Graduate Courses

Note: To receive graduate credit for a 4000-level course designated ‘For Undergraduate and Graduates,’ a student must be in graduate admission status at the time credit is earned in the course. Credit earned in undergraduate admission status cannot be changed to graduate credit.

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