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Flexible Course Offerings

All courses are offered in a two year rotation. Online courses are offered beginning fall, spring, and summer.

Complete the Program in Two Years
Students who complete two courses each semester can complete the coursework for the M.Ed. in just two years. Courses are offered fall, spring, and summer. All core courses are offered twice each academic year.

Set up a plan with your adviser to meet your personal schedule.

Other Degree Requirements
Other requirements include an action research report, field experiences, and an oral presentation of a comprehensive capstone portfolio. All requirements are initiated in required coursework and completed with the assistance of your adviser.

Meets State and National Standards

The curriculum is structured around a set of core value that provide a broad foundation in education, research, and technology. This Concentration meets the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) and meets North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board (ESPB) state standards.

Concentration Courses

The courses are designed for English Teachers to help them become effective users of technology and develop strategies for successfully integrating technology into the classroom to enhance the learning experience.

Concentration Requirements

The Master of Education in English Education requires 35 hours of coursework, an action research report, and an oral defense of a comprehensive portfolio. The curriculum is structured around a set of core requirements that provide a broad foundation in education, research and technology. All M.Ed. students are required to complete 12 hours of core courses and three hours of Special Program courses.

Office Information

Mailing Address:
Office of Graduate Studies and Research
101 College Street SW
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone: 701.845.7303
Fax: 701.845.7190
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Library and Information Technologies
concentration contact:
Donna James
Email: donna.james@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Technology Education
concentration contact:
Dr. Peder Gjovik - Department Chair
Phone: 701.845.7448
Email: peder.gjovik@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Teaching & Technology concentration contact:
Dr. Heather Kvilvang
Phone: 701.845.7199
Email: heather.kvilvang@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Elementary Education concentration contact:
Dr. Heather Kvilvang
Phone: 701.845.7199
Email: heather.kvilvang@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Language Learners concentration contact:
Dr. Joan Aus  
Phone: 701.845.7187 
Email: joan.aus@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Education concentration contact:
Dr. Greg Brister 
Phone: 701.845.7317 
Email:  greg.brister@vcsu.edu
Contact Information

Questions on Graduate Studies:
Misty Lindgren
Phone: 701.845.7303
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

Office of Graduate Studies
Dr. James Boe - Director
Phone: 701.845.7304
Email: jim.boe@vcsu.edu

Complaint Compliance
Valley City State University is committed to providing a high quality educational experience, fully supported by a range of academic and administrative services. It is our intention to meet the student's educational goals through a positive and rigorous academic experience. In an instance where the student has a concern, information is available on this website.
To pursue state level resolution, contact Lisa Johnson, 701-858-3494.

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