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Master of Education in Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning


What is the Master of Education in Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning?

The Master of Education in Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) offers advanced study in assessment, use of technology and research. All classes are aligned with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and will provide support for you to develop necessary skills for pursuing National Board certification. If you want to become a teacher who practices reflection through research, problem-based learning and self-inquiry, the ASTL program is for you.

What courses are required?

The M.Ed. in ASTL consists of 35 hours. Those who have taken the 6 hours of National Board candidate support classes may use those hours towards this degree.

M.Ed. ASTL Curriculum Plan (PDF)

For current course schedules, please visit the Graduate Programs.

Please note: This program requires you to have a valid teaching license and one (1) year of teaching or education-related experience. It also requires you to take comprehensive exams before graduation.

For additional information about this program, you may want to consult the Catalog. (Be sure to select the Graduate & Professional Catalog for the current school year from the drop-down menu).

How do I apply?

M.Ed. ASTL Application (PDF)

Initial Request to Graduate Form (PDF)

Who do I contact for more information?

As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!

Dr. Clara Carroll, NBCT, Assistant Dean and Chair of Graduate Studies
Harding University Box 12261
Searcy, AR 72149
Ph: 501-279-4501
Fax: 501-279-4083
or nationalboard@harding.edu

Graduate Studies in Education
Harding University Box 12261
Searcy, AR  72149
Ph: 501-279-4315
Fax: 501-279-4083


College of Education
Box 12254
Searcy, AR 72149
501-279-4051 (fax)

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