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Curriculum and Instruction, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction at Texas A&M International University, enables graduates to assume a curricular leadership role in research, implementation, and evaluation of effective models of teaching and learning to impact diverse learners. Improving student achievement is dependent upon many factors; research points to the teacher as having the greatest impact and influence.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Curriculum Issues in Education  
  • Foundations of Curriculum  
  • Advanced Instructional Methods  
  • Evaluation of Curriculum and Instruction  
  • Advanced Theories for Learning  
  • Collegial Coaching and Mentoring  
  • Foundations of Educational Research  
  • Thesis  
  • Bilingual Oral Language Assessment and Development
  • Bilingual/Multicultural Teaching Strategies  
  • Teaching English as a Second Language  
  • Teaching Reading and Language Arts in Spanish

                      Detailed Programme Facts

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

                      English Language Requirements

                      • Minimum required score:


                        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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                      • Minimum required score:


                        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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                      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

                      Admission requirements:

                      • Official Certificate of Graduation
                      • Use a Foreign Credential Evaluation Service for credential translation
                      • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS score reports

                      Visa requirements:

                      • Bank Statement
                      • Copy of Current Visa
                      • Copy of I-20
                      • Financial Statement Form
                      • International Student Transfer Form

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International

                        499 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                      • National

                        77 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 77 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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