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Curriculum and Instruction (National Board Certification Track), M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Technological advances and cultural shifts are driving changes in 21st century education. Frostburg’s master of education – curriculum and instruction concentration provides an in-depth immersion in the exciting possibilities available to facilitate richer and more rewarding learning experiences in classrooms or seminar settings.

About

National Board Certification- Starting the pathway toward becoming a National Board Certified Teacher
  • Learn research skills and become deeply familiar with professional teaching standards.
  • Complete a National Board Certification professional portfolio to support your goal of earning certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Principles and Practices of Research
  • Developmental Theory and Experiential Growth
  • Cultural and Technological Awareness in the Context of Global Education
  • Instructional Design for Understanding
  • Assessment and Accountability in the Context of Student Learning
  • Curriculum Theory, Design and Analysis
  • Introduction to National Board for Professional Teaching
  • National Board Certification Professional Portfolio
  • National Board Certification Practicum

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: There are no deadlines for application; however incomplete applications may result in a delay in your start date.
  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

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 ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

    Schedule IELTS

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

  • Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (2.75 -2.99 can be considered for provisional admission)
  • Hold a certification in teaching and or be eligible to be certified – Provide Praxis II scores and/or copy of teacher certification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    557 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 557 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    557 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 557 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    433 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 433 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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