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Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for teachers interested in researching, developing and implementing curriculum changes to support student achievement. This program allows teachers to focus on curriculum methodology, pedagogy, and theoretical applications and how to apply these skills in the classroom.

About

This Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is designed for students who already have a teacher certification. In addition, the program prepares students to teach dual credit courses and/or courses at the community college. In collaboration with an adviser in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction the student will develop an individual plan consistent with the student’s interest and needs.

Students who are seeking initial Teacher Certification as part of a master's program should pursue The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with Certification program.

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is completed online, except for occasional research meetings and some concentration area coursework if certain concentration areas are selected.

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for educators interested in researching, developing, and implementing curriculum changes to support achievement. This program allows educators to focus on curriculum methodology, pedagogy, and theoretical applications.

In addition, the program prepares educators to teach dual credit courses and/or courses at the community college level. In collaboration with an advisor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the student will develop an individual plan consistent with the student's interest and needs.

Students who are seeking initial Teacher Certification as part of a master's program should pursue the Master of Arts in Teaching.

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is completed online, except for occasional research meetings (in the face-to-face sections) and some minor coursework if certain minors are selected.

Accreditation

The College of Education’s Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Research in Teaching
  • Curricular Trends for Classroom Teachers
  • Integrating Current Technologies in Teaching
  • Current Issues in Education
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Professional Educator
  • Advanced Techniques and Methods of Instruction
  • Readings and Trends in Instructional Technology
  • Advanced Methods of Classroom Management and Discipline
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • International student applications should be completed and received no later than 90 days before the beginning of the initial semester of enrollment
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Graduate Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution.
  • Candidates with a 3.0 GPA from the baccalaureate-granting institution or graduate will have the GRE automatically waived.
  • Candidates with an undergrad GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 from the baccalaureate-granting institution or between 2.8 and 2.99 in graduate level hours* from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution are required to take the GRE. These candidates must meet the minimum standard with the following formula: 
  • (GPA X 50) + GRE Verbal + GRE Quantitative + GRE Written equal to or greater than 435.

          Getting a Student Visa

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          Tuition Fee

          • International

            12012 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 6006 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
          • National

            12012 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 6006 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
          • In-State

            10698 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 5349 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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