The Masters of Arts in Teaching degree is offered in collaboration with Olivet Academy, Olivet University’s K-12 school co-located the University Campuses. Designed for Olivet Academy teachers, teacher assistants, and teacher aides who are not licensed educators, the program is offered in an evening/weekend format to maximize the integration of core curricular studies and theory with practical application and professional reflection. Students are required to work at Olivet Academy as teachers, teacher assistants, or teacher aids throughout the course of their study.
|COURSE OF STUDY||54 units|
|(I) Introductory Studies||15 units|
|ECCE 500||Applying Theories of Child Development and Learning||5 units|
|ECCE 501||Theoretical Foundations of Educational Approaches||4 units *|
|ECCE 502||Designing Curriculum and the Learning Environment||5 units|
|ECCE 503||Christian Philosophy of Education||5 units|
|(II) Pedagogical Studies||26/22 units|
|ECCE 510||Investigations into Child Study and Assessment||5 units|
|ECCE 511||Exploring Art and Movement||4 units|
|ECCE 512||Fostering Literacy Development||5 units|
|ECCE 520||Enhancing Scientific Habits of Mind||4 units|
|ECCE 521||Developing Mathematical Thinking||4 units|
|ECCE 522||Enriching Literacy Development through Information Texts||4 units|
|(III) Culminating Studies||13 units|
|ECCE 530||Differentiating Instruction for Developmental Variations||4 units|
|ECCE 531||Facilitating Language Acquisition and learning||4 units|
|ECCE 532||Partnering with Families and Communities||5 units|
|ECCE 533||Data and Research||5 units *|
|ECCE 534||Theory and Practice of Counseling||5 units *|
|ECCE 535||Learning and Motivation in Classroom Contexts||5 units *|
|(IV) General Ministry Skills||0 unit|
The M.A. in Teaching students are required to pass 2 quarters of PRAC020 Christian Service and 3 quarters of PRAC021 Chapel*. Please refer to the Christian Service Program Handbook for more detailed information.
* Onsite students are required to pass PRAC021 every term that they are enrolled.
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