Although a majority of students are teachers, a teaching credential is not a requirement for admission. The Education - Curriculum and Instruction MA program offered at California State University, Fresno is unique in allowing students to pursue in-depth study in personally relevant areas of curriculum and instruction such as educational technology, reading/language arts, mathematics education, and other specialization areas through elective coursework.
The mission of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is the preparation and continuing education of K-12 educators, particularly teachers. Coursework and field experiences are designed to prepare teachers who are reflective thinkers, problem solvers, and decision makers to meet the challenges of teaching in a rapidly changing world characterized by social, economic, and cultural/linguistic diversity.
Graduates' Careers Include the Following:
- Director of Research, Evaluation and Assessment for Fresno Unified School District
- Dean of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for the Madera Technical Exploration Center
- Teacher on special assignment for mathematics
- Literacy coach
- High school department chair
- Educational consultant
- Research associate for state and federal grants
- Program officer for the American Indian Science and Engineering Society
- Fresno State instructor for credential and statistics courses
- Lecturer in the Department of Public Health and a fire captain
- Associate Program Director for UCSF-Fresno’s Pediatric Residency Program
- Educational Applications of Technology
- Educational Applications of Technology for Secondary Teachers
- Classroom Management
- Priniciples of Character Education
- Child Abuse and Neglect for Teachers
- Multicultural Education
- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Submit a Cal State Apply online and pay $55 USD (non-refundable) by credit card
- English language proficiency
- Original or certified copies of all university transcripts with literal English translation. Any coursework presented after an offer of admission is made will not be considered for credit
- Financial document (no older than 6 months) & Affidavit of Support from sponsors showing the amount and source of support for a minimum of one school year of study
- A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport
- Three Letters of Recommendation (if applicable)
- Official admission test score report (GRE* or GMAT*) - if applicable
- Additional Documentation (if required by the department)
International15147 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15147 USD per year during 12 months.
National15147 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15147 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State5075 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5075 USD per year during 12 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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