Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
6/17/2016Hood College
Proposal
MSEducation, Multidisciplinary Studies8/16/2016
Education, Multidisciplinary Studies Program Description
The proposed Master’s degree at Hood College is designed to meet the professionalneeds of public school systems and, in keeping with Hood’s mission, to prepare studentsto excel in meeting this challenge. The program stems from collaborative discussionswith leaders in Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS). The degree will satisfy manyearly career needs of today’s educator by (1) providing the essential knowledge and in-demand skills needed for today’s most demanding and diverse classrooms; (2) increasingthe candidates’ knowledge in designing curriculum, implementing research-basedinstructional strategies, and developing leadership capacity; and (3) providing flexibilityin designing a plan of study suited to one’s individual academic and professional goals.