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Program Description

The student may develop an individualized, interdisciplinary program of study through the cooperation of at least two departments with courses approved for graduate credit. Approval of the study plan is required by the chairs of the departments involved and the Chair of the Department of Educational Professions. The study plan (available in the Office of Graduate Services) is the means by which your interdisciplinary degree program is documented and routed for required approvals. Upon completion of the study plan form with the necessary signatures, it must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Services.

Professional Education Core
EDUC 603 Principles and Practices of Research
EDUC 606 Developmental Theory and Experiential Growth
EDUC 640 Curriculum Development
Interdisciplinary Content Areas (21 credits)
Courses selected with Department Chair / program coordinator's approval.
Capstone (3-6 credits)
EDUC 700 Research paper / project or 6 credit option with coordinator's approval

Teacher certification is NOT an admission requirement for this program nor is initial teacher certification a goal of this program.


Interdisciplinary Coordinator: Dr. Thomas Palardy / Phone: 301-687-3095