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Curriculum and Instruction, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Helotes, TX, United States
In the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction program, students will work in an environment that fosters an understanding of engagement in curriculum and instruction theory, research, practice, policy and critical issues. 

Overview

The program stresses the concepts of curricular innovation and teaching excellence while expanding students knowledge of content fields and applied research. This degree offers flexibility to educators of all subject areas and levels to pursue coursework in their area of interest for professional development.Why pursue an MA in Education - Curriculum and Instruction?

  • Program breadth and quality: Students can choose from a variety of possibilities relating to teacher leadership in curriculum, curriculum development and administration, and specialties in curriculum focused on specific subject-matter areas.
  • Relevance to a variety of professional contexts from early childhood to middle school and secondary to higher education and other adult learning situations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Theory of Curriculum and Instruction
  •  Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
  •  Classroom Management and Motivation
  •  Metacognitive Learning Principles
  •  Secondary School Curricula
  •  Service-Learning
  •  Research in Subject Matter Fields
  •  Research in Action
  •  Critical Perspectives in Curriculum and Instruction
  •  Curriculum in International Contexts

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited university with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in last 60 hours coursework 
  • Be in good standing with the last institution attended 
  • Completion of 18 undergraduate credit hours in education or related field (including 12 upper-division level hours)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8246 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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