Submit the following directly to the Graduate Program Director or to the Department Administrative Assistant:
- two official transcripts from each college/university attended (These should be mailed from the institution directly to the Department of Teacher Education, Catawba College.)
- the completed application forms, the health history and immunization form and documents, and the $25.00 application fee
- a copy of the National Teacher Examination (NTE) scores, PRAXIS scores, or test scores used by other states and accepted by the State of North Carolina for reciprocal licensing;
- a copy of the applicant’s teacher’s license
- three references from individuals who have direct knowledge of the applicant’s academic and/or professional performance (reference forms accompany the application form). At least one form should be completed by the applicant’s principal or assistant principal.
- a brief statement on a separate sheet of paper (not more than one page) concerning your reason for wanting to pursue graduate study. Include any information concerning work experiences and/or service through professional organizations which you feel would be helpful to the admission screening committee. Enclose the essay with your application.
A student must complete 33 semester hours of course work with a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Moreover, the students must successfully present their action research projects and provide further evidence of meeting the graduate program goals.
Coursework counted toward the degree must be completed in five years, beginning from the earliest course counted for degree credit. Any exception to this policy must be approved by the Graduate Council.
- School Curriculum
- Research Methods for the Classroom Teacher
- Advanced Educational Psychology
- Teacher Leadership
- Action Research I
- Action Research II
- Graduate Capstone
- Theory of Numbers
- Developmental Reading Instruction
- Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Difficulties
- Content Area Multiliteracies
- Literacy Methods for English / Language Arts Teachers
- Literature in the Elementary Classroom