The Master of Arts in Education degree is designed to provide
students with advanced knowledge and skills that they can use
in practice in their respective professions in education, training,
and development. This degree offers three concentrations:
Tusculum College offers this unique 17-month, 33-hour graduate education curriculum for K-12 classroom teachers. This program has been designed with a strong focus on the effects of human physical, emotional and cognitive growth on planning and implementing developmentally sensitive educational pedagogy. Students completing this program will also have advanced analytical, critical thinking, and ethical decision making skills for improving curriculum and service delivery in learning environments. The curriculum should be completed in the order recommended by Tusculum College (as listed below). Tusculum College reserves the right to modify the curriculum as necessary.
Master of Arts in Education Curriculum and Instruction Concentration Course Descriptions
Master of Arts in Education Curriculum and Instruction Concentration Admission Requirements
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Master of Arts in Education, Human Resource Development (MHRD)
Tusculum College offers a graduate program in Human Resource Development to prepare professionals with the
practical wisdom they need to be effective in helping organizations, groups, and individuals work more effectively.
The curriculum addresses the major segments of HRD by focusing on concepts, models, skills, and methods.
Courses are designed so that theoretical foundations are complemented with practice and application
that enable students to build skills and competence.
The Human Resource Development concentration is designed to lead students to:
- Assess organizational needs for enhancing performance
- Apply adult learning theory and the Instructional System Design (ISD) model into practice for organizational learning needs
- Evaluate learning and the impact of learning
- Apply principles and practices of human behavior in organizations to help groups work more effectively
- Develop team behaviors, including team leadership
- Develop organizational consultant skills
- Develop effective team communication skills; e.g., facilitation, decision-making, conflict resolution, problem-solving
- Support organizational development through project management, strategic planning, succession planning, process analysis
and improvement, and career planning processes.
Master of Arts in Education (Human Resource Development) Course Descriptions
Master of Arts in Education (Human Resource Development) Admission Requirements
Master of Arts in Education, Organizational Training & Education (MOTE)
This 18-month, 36 credit-hour program is designed for people interested in a career in training and educating adult learners.
The program was developed using the Instructional System Design (ISD) model, and prepares students to contribute at a professional
level to the assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation of training programs. Graduates are prepared for employment as trainers,
instructional designers, training managers, training needs assessors, or media developers.
Master of Arts in Education (Organizational Training & Education) Course Descriptions
Master of Arts in Education (Organizational Training & Education) Admission Requirements
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