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Master’s Degree in Behavioral Problems in Educational Centers

Pedagogical model based 100% on executive intelligence
Master’s Degree in Behavioral Problems in Educational Centers

Master’s Degree in Behavioral Problems in Educational Centers

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Student profile: Master’s degree aimed at professionals of education concerned with the improvement in coexistence and the reduction of conflicts in educational centers.

Admission profile: The admission profile for the University Master's Degree in Behavior Problems in Educational Centers from the Antonio de Nebrija University is defined as follows: All applicants who meet the requirements imposed by current legislation may access the Master's Program in Behavior Problems in Educational Centers; candidates must be graduates of an associate’s degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree in Education, Social Work or Psychology.

Graduate profile: The graduate profile is defined in the following terms: Professionals with solid training in preventing and addressing conflicts in educational centers through the use of different intervention techniques aimed at the management and resolution of conflicts at various educational levels and contexts. Graduates of the University Master's Degree in Behavior Problems in Educational Centers will have the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to prevent and address different conflicts in educational contexts, promoting and improving school coexistence, which will have an impact on the improvement of their teaching. This is, therefore, a well-defined graduate profile, that of someone who will be able to carry out his/her work in the educational field, in a formal or non-formal setting, complementing the training received in preventing and responding to the different behavioral problems that can be found in educational contexts (lack of discipline, defiance of authority, disruptive behavior in the classroom, school violence, bullying, attention deficit disorder, behavioral disorder, etc.). In addition, through this postgraduate training, students will acquire skills to perform advisory functions and/or work on the Coexistence Plan, as well as to adapt the knowledge and skills acquired to other professional fields. Thus, they will be able to carry out their professional career in Early Childhood, Primary and/or Secondary Education centers, psychopedagogical consulting offices, school coexistence commissions, mediation teams, leisure and free time centers, among others.

Official Degree:Master’s Degree in Behavioral Problems in Educational Centers

Center responsible:School of Languages and Education

Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences

Openings available: 300

Total Credits:60 credits.
Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

Academic year in which it was implemented:

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The pedagogical model of the master’s degree is based on research in executive intelligence

The program offers the professors specific guidelines for confronting the principal behavioral problems that can be found in the classroom (lack of discipline, challenging authority, attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder, etc.), becoming an expert in conflict mediation.

Currently in the different Autonomous Regions, diverse actions aimed at the improvement of school coexistence are being put into motion. With this master’s degree the student will be capable of responding to the demands established in the legislation with respect to the Center’s Coexistence Plan.

Why study the Master’s Degree in Behavioral Problems in Educational Centers

Nebrija Santander Chair in Executive Intelligence

Pedagogical model based on research in executive intelligence, supported by the Chair directed by José Antonio Marina.

Program adapted to your needs

The teaching is done 100% in the online modality, which allows combining your studies with your professional and personal life.

Teaching staff

The teaching and research staff has experience in the area of innovation and educational research, which makes it a leader in this area of study.

Curriculum


The student must complete 60 credits


Curriculum 60 ECTS

  • 6 ECTS | Principal behavioral problems in the classroom: causes and risk factors
  • 6 ECTS | ADHD and Behavioral Disorders
  • 6 ECTS | Social and emotional aspects of behavior
  • 6 ECTS | Prevention and mediation of conflicts in the classroom
  • 6 ECTS | Assertiveness and conflict resolution
  • 6 ECTS | Developing and maintaining appropriate behavior
  • 6 ECTS | Reducing inappropriate behavior
  • 6 ECTS | Cognitive techniques
  • 6 ECTS | Physiological techniques
  • 6 ECTS | Final Research Project

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Master's Degree in Behavioral Problems in Educational Centers will have the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to prevent and address various conflicts in educational contexts, promoting and improving school coexistence, which will have an impact on the improvement of their teaching. Therefore, this is a well-defined graduate profile, and they will be able to carry out their work in the educational field, in a formal or non-formal context, complementing the training received in order to prevent and respond to the different behavioral problems that can occur in educational contexts (lack of discipline, defiance of authority, disruptive behavior in the classroom, school violence, bullying, attention deficit disorder, antisocial behavior, etc.). In addition, through this postgraduate training, students will acquire skills to perform advisory functions and/or work on the Coexistence Plan, as well as to adapt the knowledge and skills acquired to other professional fields.

In this way, they will be able to carry out their professional career in Early Childhood, Primary and/or Secondary Education centers, psychopedagogical guidance offices, school coexistence commissions, mediation teams, leisure and free time centers, among others.

In addition to the evaluation of the academic merits provided by the candidate (20%), the students must have a personal interview (80%), carried out by the Director of the Program or by University advisers; this interview is aimed at verifying the candidate's suitability and profile in accordance with the degree. This is done to determine if the candidate has sufficient motivation, training and knowledge, abilities, aptitudes, communication skills, extracurricular activities and future interests necessary to be admitted as a student in the Nebrija University postgraduate programs.

Non-Spanish-speaking foreign students must take a Spanish language placement test in order to know their actual language knowledge. It will not be necessary for the candidate to take the language placement test if he/she submits a certification that accredits knowledge of a CEFR B2 level in the Spanish language. The level accreditation will be validated through the official diplomas admitted in the table of certificates accepted by ACLES and/or Instituto Cervantes.


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"Contribuimos a la sociedad si formamos ciudadanos plurilingües y pluriculturales, capaces de transmitir y enseñar lo que son y lo que saben mediante metodologías innovadoras, con un sentido artístico, creativo y crítico de la vida"
"We contribute to society if we form multilingual and pluricultural citizens, capable of transmitting and teaching what they are and what they know through innovative methodologies, with an artistic, creative and critical sense of life"
Susana Martín Decana de la facultad
Susana Martín Dean of the School
Susana Martín
Facultad de Educación y Artes
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Master's Degree in Behavioral Problems in Educational Centers

The teaching model of this master's degree is based on research in executive intelligence. The program offers teachers concrete guidelines to face the main behavioral problems that they may encounter in the classroom (lack of discipline, defiance of authority, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, etc.), and has them become experts in conflict mediation.

1st Meeting of Counselors

Nebrija Santander Chair in Executive Intelligence

The philosopher José Antonio Marina, trustee of Nebrija University, gave a conference titled “Training executive functions: how to confront the challenges from attention to diversity”.