M.S. Teaching and Learning

CSU-Global’s accredited online master’s degree in teaching and learning is designed to provide you with a practical knowledge of the field. The program consists of 8 three-credit core courses as part of a full 36-credit master’s degree. (Some M.S. in Teaching and Learning students may be required to take RES501 as part of their program if they have an undergraduate GPA below 3.00. In this case, the degree is 39 credits.) 

Recommended order of courses for the M.S. in Teaching and Learning program:

Note: This order of courses is based on the Spring 2018-2019 catalog.  If you started this program prior to the Spring 2018-2019 trimester, you may have a different list of required classes.  Please refer to a previous academic catalog to view your required courses.  You can view your catalog year from your Student Portal by clicking on Degree Progress Details. All previous catalogs are available in the Student Portal, on the bottom of the main page.

  • (RES501* - Fundamentals of Research and Writing) (Not required for all students)
  • OTL502 - Learning Theories and Models of Instruction
  • OTL504 - Social, Ethical and Legal Issues in 21st Century Learning
  • OTL539 - Theory and Practice in Backward Design  
  • OTL547 - Evaluation and Assessment
  • OTL545 - Technology and Innovation
  • OTL565 - Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in the Differentiated Classroom
  • OTL568 - Action Research
  • 12 Specialization Credits OR Teacher Ready to fulfill specialization credits
  • OTL579 - Research-Based Professional Project OR OTL581 - Capstone - Researching Effective Educational Programming  (Prerequisite: All core and specialization courses)

You can access  copy of the sample syllabus for each of these courses through the booklist. Just click on the course code in the left hand column. For course descriptions, please visit the current academic catalog.