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The degree in Curriculum and Instruction - Elementary Education (online) at South Dakota State University is designed to meet the needs of individuals who work (or plan to work) in some kind of an instructional capacity. The degree does not lead to a South Dakota teaching certificate nor does it lead to an endorsement on the South Dakota teaching certificate.

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The C&I degree is structured to allow a great deal of flexibility. It is expected that students will take a mixture of required courses and elective credits, depending on their areas of interest. These courses may be completed with no intention of seeking a degree, or may be used as part of the basis for completing a C&I degree.

This  Curriculum and Instruction - Elementary Education (online) at  South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Have at least three years of professional teaching experience
  • Want to improve your effectiveness in the classroom
  • Are interested in education-related research
  • Want to be at the forefront of instruction techniques

Career Opportunities

  • Master teacher
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Administrator
  • Supervisor

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Research
  • Advanced Pedagogy 
  • Education in a Pluralistic Society 
  • Current Issues in Education (COM) 
  • Advanced Educational Psychology 
  • Inquiry and Action Research
  • Educational Assessment 

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Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits

30-35 credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must provide a resume, goal statement, and two letters of professional reference to Teaching, Learning, and Leadership. Once all material is received, it is reviewed by the Department. Students are assigned an admission status of “unconditional,” “conditional” or “not admitted.”
  • GRE: Not required

Tuition Fee

  • National

    465 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 465 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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