Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Total Semester Credit Hours = 30

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, the individual must:

  1. Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Complete the Graduate Admissions Application.
  3. Submit official transcripts from the undergraduate institutions attended.
  4. If required, send official scores (obtained within the past five years) on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Admission is determined based on:

  1. undergraduate GPA and, if necessary, satisfactory scores on the GRE in combination with the undergraduate GPA, and
  2. one or more of the following: a) the applicant's demonstrated commitment to his or her chosen field of study, b) socioeconomic background, c) first generation college graduate, d) multilingual proficiency, e) geographic region of residence, and f) level of responsibility in other matters including extracurricular activities, employment, community service, and family responsibilities.

Foundations Area:

9 hrs.

EDUC 5301: Research Methods

3

EDUC 5352: Curriculum Foundations (or equivalent)

3

EDUC 5302: Research in Curriculum and Instruction

3

Major Area

9 hrs.

Curriculum and Instruction Area:

 

Choose one from:

EDUC 5303: Applied Learning Theories

3

 

EDUC 5370: Historical and Philos. Fndtns

3

 

EDUC 5308: Current Issues in Education

3

 

EDUC 5306: Topics in Education

3

Human Diversity

 

Choose one from:

ENGL 5383: Acquisition and Develop. ESL

3

 

EDUC 5356: Educ. that is Multicultural

3

 

EDSP 5350: Overview of Special Ed.

3

Educational Technology

Choose one from:

EDUC 5320: World Wide Web Apps.

3

 

EDUC 5359: Educational Technology

3

Specialization Area:

12 hrs.

12 hrs. of specialization course work in STEM Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, ELL/Bilingual Education or in a single content area

 

Total Hours:

30