12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction program from Florida International University requires 36 semester hours beyond the bachelors degree. Up to 6 semester hours of graduate credit may be transferred into the masters program.


Applicants for the Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction program at Florida International University, which is an on-campus-based classroom experience, must select one of ten content specializations (i.e., Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, English Education, Learning Technologies, Mathematics Education, Modern Language Education, Physical Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, or Special Education).

The Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction program includes five required components:

  • Curriculum and Instruction Core (9 semester hours)
  • Curriculum and Instruction Elective (3 semester hours)
  • Research Core (6 semester hours)
  • Content Specializations (18 semester hours)
  • Professional Conference (Exhibition)

Career Outlook

  • Assistant Principals 
  • Instructional Coordinators and Designers
  • Principals
  • School Administrators

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Seminar: Trends and Issues in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education of the Child in Urban Society 
  • Instructional Media
  • Methods of Teaching Modern Language
  • Teaching English in the Secondary School 
  • Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School 
  • Analysis and Observation of Teaching in Physical Education 
  • Teaching Science in the Secondary School 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA: 3.0
  • Applicant Statement/Letter of Intent: Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required, 2 letters
  • Resume
  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field. Candidates with bachelor's degrees in a different field must demonstrate teaching experience
  • For the Elementary Education specialization, applicants must hold or qualify for Florida certification or equivalent in elementary education, early childhood education or special education (including practical teaching experience)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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