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Program Requirements

M.A. Program of Study (pdf)

M.A. Program of Study Worksheet (docx)

Course Comparison (docx)

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Professional Portfolio

The M.A. program requires a Professional Portfolio of reflective practice through demonstration of attainment of the pre-professional level of performance for all twelve of the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices. Multiple artifacts and reflective analyses are required for each of these accomplished practices that are completed during specific courses in the M.A. program. livetextAll Professional Portfolio entries are critical components of learning since they are the primary means of assessing the professional development of students as knowledgeable and reflective practitioners.

If you were admitted in the fall 2009 term or any subsequent term you will need to complete the Electronic College of Education and Human Performance Professional Portfolio, LiveText.

If you were admitted prior to fall 2009 you will need to complete the College of Education and Human Performance Professional Portfolio, Print Copy (PDF)

ESOL Education Program

All Exceptional Education M.A. students will be ESOL Endorsed when they graduate. This is accomplished through an “ESOL Infusion” model. The majority of the classes that you will take as part of your program requirements have ESOL endorsement curriculum embedded in them. You will be required to demonstrate mastery during various field experiences, and by compiling a TESOL notebook.

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ESOL Education ProgramESOL Endorsement Student Handbook
(online PDF file)
TESOL Notebook PowerPoint

Graduate Internships

All Exceptional Education M.A. students will be required to complete a Graduate Internship. M.A. students who are not currently teaching will complete an Internship experience which includes student teaching in an exceptional education setting under the direction of certified exceptional education teachers. M.A. students who are currently teaching in an approved setting are eligible to apply for On-The-Job Internships. Applications are due near the beginning of the semester prior to your Internship, not including summer.

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Office of Clinical ExperiencesStudent Teaching Handbook
(online PDF file)
Graduate Internship Guidelines

Graduate Internship Syllabus (PDF, 197 KB)

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