Master of Arts in Education
Combining a focus on particular areas of interest with educational theory
Limited-Residency Master of Arts Education students design programs combining a focus on their particular areas of interest with educational theory and practice, in both formal and non-formal settings. Many students pursue a concentration in the following broad, non-formal aspects of education:
Education & Teacher Preparation
The basis of the program curriculum is an individualized learning model that revolves around an agreed-upon and consistent course syllabus accompanied by an individualized study plan. The course study plan forms the foundation of the course and is developed as a cooperative document with the student, the Prescott College faculty advisor, and the on-site mentor teacher. The study plan covers the course curriculum, the student’s specific learning targets which are aligned to the students’ work with their mentor to create activities that meet the learning targets
Equine-Assisted Learning (M.A. and Graduate Certificate)
As the leading academic program in its field, our Equine-Assisted Learning Graduate offers training in methods of partnering with equines to support human growth and development. Our program is a unique opportunity for students pursuing a Master of Arts Degree in Education while specializing in the rapidly evolving modality of partnering with equines in educational and personal growth programs.
Pioneering educator John Dewey taught that all true learning comes through experience. Students in this discipline explore classic and current theory of experiential education and hands-on application.
This discipline relates the field of education to the intricate systems of socially constructed identity as they exist within the US paradigm. Students will examine theoretical foundations within multicultural education as they relate to the dominant culture within the US educational landscape.
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