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Education, Instruction and Curriculum (Secondary Level Education Emphasis), M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, MI,
Grand Valley State Universitys Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Instruction and Curriculum features programs in emphasis areas of advanced content specialization, early childhood education, educational differentiation, elementary education, and secondary level education.

About

WHY STUDY INSTRUCTION AND CURRICULUM AT GRAND VALLEY?

  • Career-oriented. The program opens up a number of career opportunities for professional renewal and development of educators.
  • Service. The College of Education Student Information and Services Center provides centralized services for advising, program planning, field placement, and certification.
  • Flexible. Evening, weekend, and summer classes make it easier for teachers and administrators to plan their schedules. Some classes are offered online.

Accreditation

Grand Valley State University's College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and adheres to standards set forth by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Policy and Practice 
  • Social/Cultural Foundations of Education 
  • Educational Inquiry and Evaluation 
  • Assessment: K-12 Models and Practices 
  • Facilitating School Environments 
  • Curriculum Development 
  • Development and Needs of Students 
  • Instruction in Middle and High Schools

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    106

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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).

  • Application Materials: Graduate application, application fee, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities attended, and copies of teaching/administrative certificates if required for program admission or approved waiver;
  • Recommendations: Three professional or academic recommendations on COE recommendation forms, addressing the candidate’s potential for graduate study;
  • Grade Point Average: Grade point average of 3.0 or better for the last 60 credits of undergraduate work taken from a regionally accredited institution; or
  • Previous Master’s Degree: A prior master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution will be accepted in lieu of the minimum grade point average.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    677 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 677 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    677 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 677 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    677 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 677 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Allendale

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Grand Valley State University is a great place for students to invest in their futures. The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships can help you maximize your investment by working with you to determine how to most effectively meet your unique needs. 

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