2 Put Your Passion for Education to Work Graduate with Your Master s in About 1 Year Transformative teachers and educational leaders are vital to the growth and success of nearly every organization from elementary schools and universities to private businesses and government agencies. That s why Nova Southeastern University offers two 100% online graduate programs designed to help you gain the specialized knowledge and practical skills to elevate the quality of instruction in your classroom, corporation, community, and beyond. Which online master s program is right for you? Find out now: Online Master of Science in Educational Administration & Leadership (MEAL) Online Master of Arts in Teaching & Learning (MATL) Designed to fit seamlessly into your busy life, both of these dynamic online programs can be completed entirely online allowing you to earn your master s degree while you continue to balance the demands of work and family life. Ready to learn more? Call an enrollment advisor at
3 Why Nova Southeastern University? We re Committed to Your Success Whether you want to enhance your teaching methods or accelerate your transition into an educational leadership role, NSU has the program to fit your specific needs and interests. Our online master s programs are expertly constructed to help you: We re a Pioneer in Distance Education As one of the first universities in the United States to offer online graduate programs, NSU is highly regarded as a leader and innovator in distance learning. As an online student at NSU, take pride in knowing that you re earning a graduate degree from a university that is: Receive the specialized training to define the direction of your career and achieve your goals. Immediately apply what you re learning in our online classrooms to real teaching or administrative challenges. Benefit from evaluations based on the completion of research projects, internships, and program coursework, rather than exams. Home to the Fischler College of Education, one of the largest graduate schools of education in the United States. Renowned for its faculty of distinguished professors and accomplished alumni. Nationally accredited by NCATE and regionally accredited by SACS. Recognized for its state-of-the-art distance learning system and wide variety of interactive educational tools. Want more information? Contact an enrollment advisor at When selecting a master s program, I wanted to choose a university with an outstanding reputation that would enable me to learn and grow through high standards and expectations. Joan S. MATL Curriculum and Instruction October 2012, Chambersburg, PA
4 Online Master of Science in Educational Administration & Leadership (MEAL) Do more than hope for a better leader. Become one. NSU s -credit hour MEAL program intends to broaden your understanding of the social, political, and economic factors that impact learning and instruction in nearly every educational setting. Successful completion of the program s advanced curriculum, hands-on group projects, and requisite internship can equip you with the graduate-level expertise to thrive as a leader in the school system, nonprofits and philanthropies, state and federal departments of education, and private organizations. Learn more by calling us at MEAL Program Admission Requirements Bachelor s degree from an accredited institution Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale International students must submit credentials and transcripts to an independent agency for review. MEAL Program Course List Credit Hrs EAL 500 Instructional Leadership EAL 505 Budgeting and Finance in Education EAL 50 Standards-Based Curriculum and Assessment EAL 510 The Role of the Administrator in Leadership EAL 520 Legal Issues in Education EAL 525 Human Resource Administration EAL 52 Applied Research in School Leadership EAL 50 Organizational Behavior EAL 550 Education and the Community EAL 50 Leadership Practices EAL 99 Educational Administration and Leadership Internship
5 Online Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (MATL) Shape the Future of K-12 Education With a Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning from NSU, you can develop the tools and techniques to bolster your teaching skills and elevate the level of student engagement in your classroom. You can also customize your training by selecting one of 5 specializations: K-8 STEM, Elementary Reading, Elementary Math, Curriculum & Instruction, or K-12 Technology Integration. Boasting an impressive 90 percent graduation rate, this 0-credit hour program has fit seamlessly into the lives of thousands of busy teachers just like you. Want to add your name to our list of graduates? Start now by calling an enrollment advisor at MATL Program Admission Requirements Bachelor s degree from an accredited institution Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (Probationary admission status may be granted to applicants with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of less than 2.5) Status as a licensed or certified practicing teacher International students must submit credentials and transcripts to an independent agency for review. MATL Program Course List Core Courses Credit Hrs EDUC 10 Classroom and Instructional Management EDUC 20 Instruction and Assessment for Diverse Classrooms Elementary Math Specialization Credit Hrs EDUC 70 Teaching and Assessing Mathematics through Technology EDUC 71 Action Research in Practice Math* EDUC 72 Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics Across the Curriculum Curriculum & Instruction Specialization EDUC 0 Action Research in Practice Curriculum and Instruction* EDUC 40 Cognitive Curricula EDUC 50 Instructional Models and Technology Elementary Reading Specialization EDUC 0 Reading Foundations and Instructional Interventions EDUC 1 Action Research in Practice Reading* EDUC 2 Language, Learning, and Technology Across the Curriculum K-12 Technology Integration Specialization EDUC 80 Computer Applications and Technology Across the Curriculum EDUC 81 Action Research in Practice Technology* EDUC 82 Orchestrating Your Classroom with Technology K-8 STEM Specialization EDUC 90 STEM Foundations and Instructional Interventions EDUC 91 Action Research in STEM* EDUC 92 STEM Across the Curriculum * Participants initiate an Action Research Project. Conferral of degree is contingent on successful completion of the Action Research Project and the Professional Portfolio in the fifth block.
6 About Nova Southeastern University Founded in 194, Nova Southeastern University has grown to become the 11th largest not-for-profit, independent university in the U.S., with regional campuses in Fort Lauderdale-Davie (main), Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, Tampa, and Puerto Rico. Classified as a research university with high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 7 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie s Community Engagement classification. Through five decades of explosive growth, NSU s reputation for academic excellence and innovation continues to flourish. We are an exciting university young, bold, and forward thinking. With so many traditional and online learning opportunities available, NSU is the ideal place to open your door to a brighter future. Accredited and Committed to Excellence in Education NSU is nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), NCATE is the gold standard in the advancement of educators working in K-12 schools, as it assures high quality and an alignment to national standards. NSU is also regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, About the Fischler College of Education For 40 years, NSU s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) has been leading the way in education for teachers, administrators, trainers, and professionals. Serving nearly 9,000 students worldwide each year, FCE is one of the largest schools of education at an accredited university in the United States. We are committed to analyzing existing and emerging needs in education, as well as organizing resources to meet those needs. We fulfill this commitment by serving as a resource for all practitioners, both novice and experienced.