Human Development (online), Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Non-thesis only: 30 credits required

This program is offered entirely online and can be taken from anywhere with stable internet access. Classes are held synchronously in the evenings in the EST time zone. This program does not offer Maryland State certification. In addition to the required coursework below, students must complete a scholarly paper. Please contact Program Director Dr. Lauren Trakhman or Graduate Program Coordinator Jannitta Graham with any questions.

Course Title Credits
EDHD600Introduction to Human Development and Child Study3
EDHD662Research Methods in Education Settings3
EDHD751Child Development and Poverty3
EDHD703Source Selection, Multimedia, & Misinformation: How Students Learn to Navigate Evidence in the 21st Century3
EDHD720Social Development and Socialization Processes3
EDHD722Learning Theory and the Educative Process3
EDHD617Achievement Motivation in Adolescence3
EDHD635Adolescents at Risk3
EDHD674Self Processes in Adolescence: Implications for Academic Achievement and School Adjustment3
EDHD692Cognitive Basis of Instruction3
Total Credits30

Seminar Paper

The University of Maryland and the College of Education require that students complete a Seminar Paper for fulfillment of M.Ed. Program requirements. This extra- curricular requirement is completed as an independent study experience, under the guidance of the program director and an assigned faculty paper advisor.