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  Nov 27, 2022
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 [Archived Catalog]

Curriculum and Instruction (C&I), M.Ed.-30 sem. hrs. (available in traditional and online formats)

The purpose of the M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction is to provide educators with the skills and knowledge to improve their teaching effectiveness and enhance student achievement. This is a practitioner-focused Master's degree in curriculum and instruction for current educators who want to make a difference with effective instructional practices and curriculum development strategies. Through this program candidates learn research-based strategies and best practices for developing effective instructional programs and managing safe, supportive learning environments. The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction program provides educators with a thorough background of current scientific research and pedagogy. Throughout the program candidates will learn how to apply evidence-based instruction, assessments, national and state standards, and comprehensive accountability measures to help transform classrooms.


Online option is also available.

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction K-12

Admission, Maintenance and Graduation Requirements

  1. Must have completed a teacher education program from an accredited university and/or must have earned a Class A standard educator license issued by a State Department of Education or recognized State Agency.(A photocopy of the standard educator license is required.)
  2. Must have at least twelve semester hours of undergraduate courses in education and psychology.
  3. Must have met or surpassed the acceptable score on the Praxis II Specialty Test, appropriate state licensing test where teaching license was issued, or meet university GRE requirement.
  4. Must maintain a 3.0 quality point average.
  5. No degree requirement may be waived without the approval of the Graduate Dean.
  6. Must have minimum of eighteen hours of undergraduate courses in the teaching field in which the graduate degree will be pursued.

Required Core Courses (9 sem. hrs.)

Total: 30 semester hours