Online Master's Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Arizona in USA

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Humanities and Social Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.

Across the Atlantic, the discussion about online courses and their potential to restructure higher education has been raging for some time. Courses are structured as weekly online conferences; communication with the course tutor and other learners takes place in a virtual learning environment. The online courses are intended to fit around your calendar; you access the course whenever it is suitable for you.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

The state of Arizona boasts of 55 higher learning institutions both public and private. Some of the renowned names are the Argosy University, DeVry University and the University of Arizona

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MEd in Bilingual and Multicultural Education

Northern Arizona University
Campus or Online Part time August 2017 USA Flagstaff

Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. [+]

Online Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Arizona in USA. Curricular Requirements for 2016-2017 Academic Year Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. Candidates gain the knowledge, skills and dispositions for developing ESL skills across reading, writing, and listening, and for involving community and families as partners. They will also leave the program with a historical perspective of English learners in the U.S. Candidates will develop specific skills for assessing English learner proficiency and content area knowledge, and knowledge of various program models. They will become familiar with current research in ESL instruction, and understand how theory can be structured in classroom practice to develop the oral language and literacy skills of all students. The Bilingual and Multicultural Education, Master of Education has 2 emphasis: Bilingual emphasis English as a Second Language emphasis Prepare for a career as a Bilingual or English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher with this master’s degree. There is a growing demand for individuals with this preparation. With this degree, you can become a: Bilingual or ESL classroom teacher Bilingual or ESL resource teacher Teacher responsible for providing bilingual or ESL support in classroom or special settings Endorsements Bilingual Emphasis If you wish to meet the Arizona Bilingual Endorsement requirements, you may, through careful planning with your advisor, earn this endorsement within your master's degree program. You need to demonstrate language proficiency in a second language. ESL Emphasis You do not need to demonstrate language proficiency in a second language. However, if you decide to earn either the bilingual endorsement or the ESL endorsement, you will need to fulfill and verify the second language learning experience and teacher certification requirements of these endorsements. Visit the AZ Department of Education for more information. Please be advised, however, that Northern Arizona University does not grant either endorsement. To receive either a bilingual or English as a second language endorsement, you must apply to the Arizona Department of Education. Please be aware that our degree program does not automatically lead to endorsement. If you are interested in both a degree and an endorsement, you must work closely with your adviser to achieve both goals. What Can I Do with a Master of Education in ESL and Bilingual Education - ESL? Our degree program prepares you for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. The demand for such skills is growing across the country. You won't need to demonstrate language proficiency in a second language. However, if you decide to earn either the bilingual endorsement or the ESL endorsement, you will need to fulfill the language proficiency and teacher certification requirements of these endorsements. With further education, one of these paths is possible: English as a Second Language teacher Classroom teacher English as a Second Language director University Requirements To receive a master’s degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject areas, consisting of at least 30 units of graduate-level courses. (Many master’s degree programs require more than 30 units.) You must additionally complete: All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). This may include a thesis. All graduate work with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. All work toward the master’s degree must be completed within six consecutive years. The six years begins with the semester and year of admission to the program. In addition to University Requirements: Complete individual plan requirements. Candidates in this program of study are required to demonstrate content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge and skills, and professional knowledge to enroll in the fieldwork and capstone courses. Content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge or skills are demonstrated through candidate performance on key assessments embedded in the following courses: BME 530, BME 608, BME 631, BME 634, BME 637, and BME 698 A portfolio of sample work that demonstrates proficiency on TESOL professional standards, and through a passing score on a comprehensive examination ADDITIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required. NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs. Details on admission requirements are included in the online application. Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent. Admission to many graduate programs is on a competitive basis, and programs may have higher standards than those established by the Graduate College. Transcripts For details on graduate admission policies, please visit the Graduate Admissions Policy International applicants have additional admission requirements. Individual program admission requirements include: IVP Fingerprint clearance card Teaching certificate (if the applicant has one) Student Learning Outcomes: Candidates will: 1. Know, understand and use the major theories and research related to the structure and acquisition of language 2. Apply major theories and research to help English language learners develop language and literacy and achieve in the content area. 3. Know, understand and use major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to the nature and role of culture and cultural groups to construct supportive learning environments for ELLs. 4. Know, understand and apply concepts, research and best practices to plan classroom instruction for ELLs. 5. Demonstrate understanding of issues and concepts of assessment. 6. Use a variety of standards-based language proficiency instruments to show language growth and to inform their instruction. [-]

Master of Education - Gender Diversity Studies

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Arizona

The School of Psychology recognizes how crucial it is for today’s mental health providers and educators to possess a certain level of sensitivity to the myriad of issues, challenges and changes in our current understanding of mental health, gender and healthy [+]

Master of Education - Gender Diversity Studies 

 

The School of Psychology recognizes how crucial it is for today’s mental health providers and educators to possess a certain level of sensitivity to the myriad of issues, challenges and changes in our current understanding of mental health, gender and healthy sexuality. The Gender Diversity Studies specialization will expand your breadth of knowledge as a current or future mental health caregiver and train you to serve in diverse communities. You will examine social, cultural and biological foundations that influence gender diversity. You will also gain expertise in theory and research skills, and develop ways to apply your learning about gender diversity in your own community.... [-]


Master of Education - Special Education

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

This Special Education specialization is designed to provide you with a current understanding of the characteristics and needs of individuals qualifying for services under the major areas of exceptionality of the Individuals with Disabilities Education [+]

Master of Education - Special Education 

 

This Special Education specialization is designed to provide you with a current understanding of the characteristics and needs of individuals qualifying for services under the major areas of exceptionality of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA/IDEIA). You will focus on research results, new assessment models and current perspectives on today’s children, families, schools and communities. You will study a range of topics, including the history of the special education movement, the provisions of IDEA/IDEIA, inclusion, transition, classroom modifications and instructional strategies. You will also explore how various disabilities may affect individuals and their families, factors that place students at risk, cultural and linguistic diversity and giftedness. As a graduate, you will be prepared to pursue roles as lead teachers or department heads of special education within PK-12 educational settings, with the ability to assess and implement specifically designed curriculum for students with disabilities and gifted abilities.... [-]


Master of Education - International Education

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

The International Education specialization at Northcentral University is designed to help you develop the skills needed to be an effective educator in a global society. You will explore concepts [+]

Master of Education - International Education 

 

The International Education specialization at Northcentral University is designed to help you develop the skills needed to be an effective educator in a global society. You will explore concepts and theories of education systems around the world, including the cultural and historical bases of these systems and the spread of educational trends across the globe. You will also examine educational systems comparatively and evaluate connections between diverse education systems, international education policy and various theories of comparative education. As a graduate, you will be encouraged to act as a change agent ready to expand the outlook of educational programs and examine education from a global perspective as you prepare for careers in international and community-based organizations.... [-]


Master of Education - Instructional Leadership

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

K-12 schools align what they teach to standards and guidelines and provide data to support student achievement and assure funding. The Instructional Leadership specialization is designed to help you [+]

Master of Education - Instructional Leadership 

 

K-12 schools align what they teach to standards and guidelines and provide data to support student achievement and assure funding. The Instructional Leadership specialization is designed to help you analyze the instructional capacity of schools, improve student achievement, and develop teacher leadership skills to provide assessment and improvement strategies in various K-12 educational settings. You will use reflective decision making to assist with the development and implementation of practical solutions to contemporary education issues. As an Instructional Leadership graduate, you will be prepared to help K-12 institution evaluate, assess and report out on the success of the school.... [-]


Master of Education - Leadership in Higher Education

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

The Leadership in Higher Education specialization is an excellent choice if you are interested in pursuing a career as a higher education specialist or manager. You will develop a strong [+]

Master of Education - Leadership in Higher Education

 

The Leadership in Higher Education specialization is an excellent choice if you are interested in pursuing a career as a higher education specialist or manager. You will develop a strong knowledgebase of the ins-and-outs of higher education as you explore a variety of topics specific to higher education, such as how higher education is organized, how it is financed, legal issues, and the history of higher education. You will also have the option to take an in depth look at community colleges, an important part of higher education. This specialization emphasizes application, and you will be encouraged to apply what you learn to the real world as you continue to advance your knowledge and skills.... [-]


Master of Education - Global Training and Development

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

The Global Training and Development specialization can help you develop skills to identify emerging workforce issues and to resolve those issues through effective training and instruction. Through a [+]

Master of Education - Global Training and Development 

 

The Global Training and Development specialization can help you develop skills to identify emerging workforce issues and to resolve those issues through effective training and instruction. Through a combination of theory, research and practical application, you will critically analyze needs and evaluate the influences of how performance improvement and training should be designed from a tactical and strategic standpoint. You will also research methodology based on organizational leadership, human resources, adult education, and organizational change in emerging trends for solution-driven effectiveness. As a graduate, you will be prepared to apply for positions in public or private agencies and organizations involved in one or more aspects of instructional technology, human resources, organizational development or human performance technology.... [-]


Master of Education - General Education

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

The General Education specialization will provide you with the opportunity to develop a broad base of knowledge, research and critical thinking skills as you tailor your education to match your [+]

Master of Education - General Education 

The General Education specialization will provide you with the opportunity to develop a broad base of knowledge, research and critical thinking skills as you tailor your education to match your career interests and goals. You will further your understanding of education theory and best practices and how to apply these principles in your profession. You will also develop a strong core of education and research knowledge, which you will partner with elective courses that further your own particular interests.

 

 

BenefitsIf there’s one thing we’ve learned about our students, it’s that they are motivated and ambitious—but they are also busy! At Northcentral University, we’ve designed our education experience to work with you, not against you, so you can achieve your academic goals without sacrificing the quality, flexibility and support you need to be successful.... [-]


Master of Education - English Second Language

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

Children of immigrants are increasing in number throughout the United States, and the English language continues to be widely used as a second language around the world. How are you [+]

Master of Education - English Second Language 

 

Children of immigrants are increasing in number throughout the United States, and the English language continues to be widely used as a second language around the world. How are you preparing yourself to meet these opportunities and challenges? The English as a Second Language specialization will prepare you to integrate communication techniques to successfully instruct students in English proficiency and meet the needs of all of your second language learners. You will also develop the skills and knowledge to put these methods and approaches into practice within the setting of your classroom, school, district and state.

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Master of Education - E-Learning

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

The E-Learning specialization is designed to help you explore how educational activities can be designed to incorporate technology with the goal of engaging the traditional and virtual student [+]

Master of Education - E-Learning 

 

The E-Learning specialization is designed to help you explore how educational activities can be designed to incorporate technology with the goal of engaging the traditional and virtual student, enhancing teaching and learning experiences, and addressing the changing needs in the e-learning instructional environment. You will experience a unique blend of research, exploration and application using a variety of e-learning approaches and practices. As a graduate, you will have the skills and knowledge to engage in e-learning planning, organization, implementation, sustainability and continuous improvement of the learning environment.

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Master of Education - Educational Leadership

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

Education at all levels is changing for many reasons. The Educational Leadership specialization can help you acquire the knowledge and skills to assess current K-12 education trends and [+]

Master of Education - Educational Leadership 

 

Education at all levels is changing for many reasons. The Educational Leadership specialization can help you acquire the knowledge and skills to assess current K-12 education trends and address these ever-changing conditions of education today. You will explore educational reform from a current and historical perspective, and develop the skills that can help you guide and transform education as you evaluate the needs of diverse student populations and work to improve educational outcomes. As an Educational Leadership graduate, you will be positioned to pursue leadership roles in your current educational environment.

BenefitsIf there’s one thing we’ve learned about our students, it’s that they are motivated and ambitious—but they are also busy! At Northcentral University, we’ve designed our education experience to work with you, not against you, so you can achieve your academic goals without sacrificing the quality, flexibility and support you need to be successful.... [-]


Master of Education - Early Childhood Education

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

Experienced educators construct an atmosphere that serves as a foundation for a child's health and well-being. If you have a desire to model, coach and guide young children through the first years of [+]

Master of Education - Early Childhood Education 

 

Experienced educators construct an atmosphere that serves as a foundation for a child's health and well-being. If you have a desire to model, coach and guide young children through the first years of life when social, physical, cognitive, and emotional development occur, the Early Childhood Education specialization is a great choice for you. In this specialization, you will learn to assess educational potential, create instructional programs, direct and coordinate learning activities, and manage early childhood classrooms. As an Early Childhood Education graduate, you will be prepared to pursue positions at public or private schools, daycare centers, kindergarten institutions or community colleges, such as curriculum developer, manager or administrator, early childhood consultant and early childhood case manager. BenefitsIf there’s one thing we’ve learned about our students, it’s that they are motivated and ambitious—but they are also busy! At Northcentral University, we’ve designed our education experience to work with you, not against you, so you can achieve your academic goals without sacrificing the quality, flexibility and support you need to be successful.... [-]


Master of Education - Curriculum and Teaching

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

The field of curriculum and teaching is a growth industry in K-12, corporate and higher education settings. If you have a passion for teaching others through quality curricula and desire to advance [+]

Master of Education - Curriculum and Teaching 

 

The field of curriculum and teaching is a growth industry in K-12, corporate and higher education settings. If you have a passion for teaching others through quality curricula and desire to advance your skills and increase teacher effectiveness inside and outside the classroom, then the Curriculum and Teaching specialization may be for you. In this specialization, you will enhance your skills in curriculum review, analysis, development, design, implementation and evaluation in diverse contexts. You will also learn to analyze and implement best practices to ensure excellence in instructional delivery.

 

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Master of Education - Athletic Coaching

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Arizona

At its most basic level, successful coaching requires some experience and basic leadership skills, but at advanced levels, coaching sports in an educational setting often requires more [+]

Master of Education - Athletic Coaching 

 

At its most basic level, successful coaching requires some experience and basic leadership skills, but at advanced levels, coaching sports in an educational setting often requires more advanced leadership skills and knowledge in everything from nutrition to ethics and performance enhancement. The Athletic Coaching specialization will provide you with a formalized training process for the coaching profession. You will enhance your coaching leadership skills, explore practical, successful coaching strategies and the latest performance enhancement techniques for the athlete, and practice application of ethics and values in all aspects of coaching sports.... [-]


Master of Education - Adult Learning and Workforce Education

Northcentral University (NCU)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Prescott

Career development, human resource management and adult learning are becoming increasingly important as more organizations recognize the value of well-developed training and education programs for their workforce. Organizations need professionals [+]

Master of Education - Adult Learning and Workforce Education 

 

Career development, human resource management and adult learning are becoming increasingly important as more organizations recognize the value of well-developed training and education programs for their workforce. Organizations need professionals with knowledge and skills in development, implementation and management, in order to improve individual and organizational performance. The skills and knowledge learned in the Adult Learning and Workforce Education specialization translate across a wide range of industries, including higher education, workforce development agencies, human resource departments and organizations and adult career centers. Your courses will provide you with an opportunity to learn the tools and competencies required to critically reflect on workplace issues, solve organizational problems, develop programs and training to increase overall performance, and anticipate and respond to change. As an Adult Learning and Workforce Education graduate, you will also be prepared to influence public policy and organizational decision-making as it relates to the workforce.... [-]