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Master of Arts in Communication/
Master of Education in Curriculum
Dual Degree Program
Joanne Morgan, Ed.D., M.A. in Communication Program Director
Deborah H. Tribble, Ed.D., M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Program Director
Effective communication and efficient organizational structure are essential in any educational setting. The M.A. in Communication and M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction dual degree program provides, through DBU'S Christian education, a platform on which students will gain an advanced understanding of the skills necessary to lead groups in an educational setting, whether in school or business. The skills and knowledge acquired through this degree plan will provide individuals with a deep understanding of the inner workings of curriculum planning and how to coordinate and lead work teams in the support and implementation of the institution's mission and vision.
In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
Continuance in the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction program past the first twelve (12) hours is pending submission of a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®).
A waiver of the GRE or MAT requirement may be considered if the student meets one of the following conditions:
- Earns an "A-" or higher in each of the first four courses (12 hours) of graduate coursework in the DBU College of Education, or
- holds a Bachelor's degree from the DBU College of Education earned within the past five years with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, or
- holds a Master's degree from DBU.
Required Common Curriculum (18 hours)
M.A. in Communication Required Curriculum
Organizational Communication Management (18 hours)
M.Ed. Curiculum and Instruction Required Curriculum
Distance Learning Education (18 hrs)
||Foundations of Distance Learning
||Designing and Developing Distance Learning
||Teaching and Learning in the Online Classroom
||Technology Tools for the Online Classroom
||Distance Education Design and Administration
||Internship in Curriculum and Instruction (S-L)
Total Hours of Dual Degree
||from Required Common Curriculum
||from M.A. Communication Organizational Communication Management Required Curriculum
||from M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction Distance Learning Education Required Curriculum
||TOTAL Dual Degree
(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
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