Current Course Offerings

Our program offers flexibility when it comes to your schedule! 

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Main Campus in Harrisonburg, Va.

Full payment for tuition, is due at the first class, or by pre-payment through your myEMU CASHNet account. A student services fee of $12 per semester hour will be charged. 

Summer 2019

Please note that course work extends beyond the face-to-face class sessions listed for summer one-week intensive courses.

EDSL 571 Language Acquisition and Grammar (online 3 SH)
Tu Phillips

Explores current topics and issues in the study of language acquisition, language development and grammar. Participants will study practical ideas for teaching grammar in the context of today’s classroom. Online May 20-August 2

EDCC 521 Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation (3 SH)
Judy Mullet

Explores peacebuilding and conflict resolution within educational contexts. Focuses on peaceable climates and conflict transformation approaches and integrates peace curricula for individual classroom settings and within specific schools. June 17-21, 8am-4:30pm

EDDA 511 Teaching Diverse Learners (3 SH)
Kendal Swartzentruber
Focuses on the application of integrated strategies, differentiated instruction, curriculum compacting and adaptations for diverse populations, i.e. students served under alternative education, special education services, ESL and gifted/talented programs. July 8-12, 8am-4:30pm

EDRJ 601 Facilitating Circle Processes (3 SH)
Kathy Evans
Explores the use of circle processes to build and sustain healthy learning environments in schools or other educational settings. Theoretical foundations and core assumptions will be discussed as well as different ways circles can be utilized to build community, resolve conflict, create safe instructional spaces, and promote social and emotional competency. Participants will learn how to design and implement Circles. In addition to learning about the guiding principles of the circle process, participants will have the opportunity to practice facilitating Circles and garnering feedback from the instructor and their colleagues.  July 22-26, 8am-4:30pm

Online Educational Technology Course Offerings*

*Course tuition is $300 per semester hour for the following Summer 2019 technology course.
EDCT 691 “Creating” with 21st Century Tools (online 3 SH)
Timothy Taylor 
Participants will identify, use and evaluate 21st Century Learning Tools that can be used to address the top level of the “new” Bloom’s Taxonomy – Creating.  These tools will be used in the context of designing and delivering instruction that is consistent with current best practices for integrating technology. Online May 13-July 5 (*special tuition rate: $300 per credit hour)

Please note that course work typically extends beyond the last class session.

Order your textbooks from EMU bookstore, delivered to your home or to be picked up at EMU. The tuition rate for the Graduate Teacher Education Program and the Graduate in Education Non-degree Program is $465.00 per semester hour unless otherwise noted.* Institutes and special courses contracted with school divisions may vary in tuition rate.

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Questions? Contact Us!

Please contact Yvonne Martin, graduate education program assistant, at 540-432-4350 or 540-432-4142. Email Yvonne at,

Graduate Teacher Education Program
Eastern Mennonite University
1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22802-2462