Education with an Emphasis in Differentiated Instruction (MA)

This program prepares educators to be professional decision-makers, reflective practitioners, and adaptive experts and to apply purposeful and dynamic strategies that empower all learners to access the full curriculum and achieve academic success in complex learning environments. Emphasis is placed on understanding family systems and mental health needs, the importance of professional collaboration, literacy development, tiered differentiated instruction, and instructional best practices.

ED 512Ethical Issues for Professional Educators3
DI 594Effective Practices in Differentiated Instruction3
DI 536Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students3
ED 521Educational Research and Applications3
DI 532Collaboration in Inclusive Settings3
DI 509Application of Differentiated Instruction in Gifted Education3
ED 516Family Systems for Educators3
DI 534Teaching Students with Mental Health Needs3
DI 538Differentiating Instruction Across Content3
ED 590Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone3
Total Credits30
Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
First Semester
ED 512 Ethical Issues for Professional Educators 3
DI 594 Effective Practices in Differentiated Instruction 3
Second Semester
DI 536 Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students 3
ED 521 Educational Research and Applications 3
Third Semester
DI 532 Collaboration in Inclusive Settings 3
Second Year
First Semester
DI 509 Application of Differentiated Instruction in Gifted Education 3
ED 516 Family Systems for Educators 3
Second Semester
DI 534 Teaching Students with Mental Health Needs 3
DI 538 Differentiating Instruction Across Content 3
Third Semester
ED 590 Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone 3
 Total Credits30