Transition Points Chart, Advanced Programs

Program

Admission

Entry to clinical/field practice

Exit from clinical/field practice

Program completion

After program completion

A-1 Administrators’ Licensure: District Level Leadership 3.0 GPA, 2 yrs. Min of teaching experience, 2 letters of recommendation, an essay on intent of studies, proof of licensure Successful completion of a majority of coursework Completion of licensure portfolio 3.0 GPA, successful completion of all coursework required Alumni Survey
A-2 Art & Design  3.0 GPA, 3 letters of recommendation, Grad Faculty screening, 20 image portfolio (own and student work), written statement of intent ART 600 Thesis-Classroom Research 3.0 GPA, Thesis oral defense, successful completion of all courses Alumni Survey
A-3 Audiology 3.0 GPA
GRE 1000
Letters of recommendation
Entrance essay
Successful completion of pre-requisite coursework and 25 hr. observation Completion of clinical practicum courses with B -or better. 2000 or more clinical hours across required categories 3.0 GPA
Capstone
Clinical hours
Required Coursework
Alumni Survey
Employer survey
National Exam (PRAXIS) results
A-4 Education: English Education Emphasis   3.0 GPA, Grad school application, Interview with program director Successful completion of required courses Unit plan implemented in a classroom  3.0 GPA, Comprehensive Research paper equivalent to a Master’s thesis Alumni
Survey
A-5 Education: Curriculum Studies Emphasis 3.0 GPA
3 Letters of recommendation
Successful completion of SRM 600 and EDF 619 Action Research Project
EDF 610
3.0 GPA;
Professional Comprehensive Publication;
Alumni
Survey
A-6 Education: Elementary Education Emphasis 3.0 GPA
Letters of recommendation
Teacher License Teacher  Classroom Research Project 3.0
Comprehensive Examination
Portfolio;
One year of teaching experience prior to graduation
Alumni Survey
A-7 Educational Technology 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent  Successful completion of the first year coursework Student Internship Evaluation Form and reflection papers 3.0 minimum GPA, Written Comprehensive Examinations Alumni Survey
A-8 Educational Technology 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent, GRE, and interview Successful completion of the first year coursework Student Internship Evaluation Form and reflection papers 3.0 minimum GPA, Written and Oral Comprehensive Examinations, Dissertation Proposal Defense, Dissertation Defense Alumni Survey
A-9 Foreign Languages: Spanish Teaching Emphasis 3.0 GPA 3 letters of recom-mendation, BA in Spanish; 1 Year of teaching experience, TOEFL and GRE scores for international applicants SPAN 600 Research Methods FL 531 – 3 Pedagogy Weeks 3.0 minimum GPA, Written and Oral Comprehensive Examinations Alumni Survey
A-10 Interdisciplinary Degree: Middle Level Mathematics Teaching Emphasis 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, 500 word essay addressing interest in the degree and their educational goals Successful completion of MED 600 Action Research Project 2- hour AR Presentation, Diversity form, Completion of all required coursework, 3.0 GPA, Exit
Questionnaire
Alumni Survey
A-11 Interdisciplinary Degree: Natural Sciences K-12 Teaching Emphasis 3.0 GPA, 2 letters of recommendation, CV, transcripts, Science Committee Approval SCED Science Education Research Successful completion of Action Research Project 3.0 GPA, successful completion of all coursework, Action Research-Non Thesis option and Oral Thesis Presentation Alumni Survey
A-12 Linguistically Diverse Education: K-12 Education Endorsement 3.0GPA;
Letters of recommendation
Unit Plan and Multimedia ESL lesson plan and presentation Lesson Implementations and SIOP Observations by Program Faculty 3.0 GPA; Comprehensive Examination; one year of teaching experience prior to graduation Alumni Survey
A-13 Mathematics: Teaching Emphasis  3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, 500 word essay addressing interest in the degree and their educational goals Successful completion of MED 600 Action Research Project 2- hour AR Presentation, Diversity form, Completion of all required coursework, 3.0 GPA, Exit
Questionnaire
Alumni Survey
A-14 Music M.M.: Music Education Emphasis  3.0 GPA
Letters of Recommendation
    3.0 GPA Alumni Survey
A-15 Physical Education: Pedagogy Emphasis 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, letter of intent.  Prefer teaching experience Successful completion of coursework Action Research with students 3.0, Portfolio based SPA standards (advanced), Capstone article submission or conference presentation Alumni Survey
A-16 Principals’ License (Educational Leadership) 3.0 GPA, 2 yrs. Min of teaching experience, 2 letters of recommendation, an essay on intent of studies, proof of licensure Successful completion of a majority of coursework Completion of licensure portfolio 3.0 GPA, successful completion of all coursework required Alumni Survey
A-17 Reading (with Added Endorsement option) 3.0 GPA
Letters of recommendation
Entrance essay
Successful completion of pre-requisite coursework Evaluation of  Assessment Clinical 3.0 GPA
Capstone Notebook
Alumni Survey
A-18 School Counseling 3.0 GPA
3 Letters of Recommendation,
Statement of Interest, Interview, Transcripts
Successful completion of pre-requisite coursework and proof of liability insurance 600 hours of direct and indirect, supervised school counseling experience. Successful performance evaluations from on- and off-site supervisors Successful completion of all coursework and clinical experiences (practicum and internship). Passing score on the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam Alumni Survey and
Program alumni survey
A-19 School Library Education (with endorsement K-12 School Librarian) 3.0,  letters of recommendation,
Program screening
Successful completion of  ET 538 & ET 533 Successful completion of 30 clock hrs and submission of required forms. 3.0 GPA; Comprehensive Examination Alumni Survey
A-20 School Psychology 3.0 GPA
GRE combined V/Q of 1000 or higher, 3 letters of rec
Letter of encouragement on first annual review* Successful completion of internship (scores of 4 or 5 on most items) Passing score on case study, 165 or higher on PRAXIS II Alumni Survey
A-21 School Psychology 3.25 gpa; min combined GRE of 1000 with no score below 450; letters of recommendation; personal statement; interview Successful completion of coursework School Psychology Practicum Evaluation Form 3.0 gpa; score of 165 on PRAXIS exam; completion of written and oral comprehensive exam; completion of dissertation; completion of internship case study Alumni Survey
A-22 Special Education Administration Licensure 3.0, letters of recommendation, educational leadership philosophy and goals Special Education Generalist teacher endorsement or the equivalent Completion of supervised externship (EDSE 730) with licensed Director of Special Education 3.0 GPA, institutional recommendation for administrator license Alumni Survey
A-23 Special Education: Intervention Specialist Emphasis 3.0, letters of recommendation, teacher leadership philosophy and goals, personal interview Special Education Generalist teacher endorsement Applied research project on approved topic 3.0 GPA, presentation of applied research project Alumni Survey
A-24 Speech-Language Pathology: Certifying Degree Emphasis 3.0 GPA
GRE 850
Letters of recommendation
Entrance essay
Successful completion of pre-requisite coursework
25 hr. observation
Completion of clinical practicum courses with B -or better. 425 or more clinical hours across required categories 3.0 GPA
Capstone
Matrix
Clinical hours
Required Coursework
Alumni Survey
Employer survey
National Exam (PRAXIS) results
Clinical Fellowship Year (only required for certification)
A-25 Theatre Education 3.0,  letters of recommendation,
Program screening
THED 680, THED 690-Thesis I THED 699-Thesis II 3.0 GPA, successful completion of all coursework, Written research thesis and thesis production Alumni Survey