College of Education

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
or GST 597 Graduate Study Abroad
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