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Curriculum and Instruction 

Portland State University

Master Online Blended
671 USD/credit
671 USD/credit
444 USD/credit
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Challenge yourself to achieve excellence in your teaching career with a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction at Portland State University.

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Our Curriculum and Instruction program at Portland State University focuses on inclusive education for young children, birth through age 8. We believe that children and teachers construct knowledge, alone and in collaboration, through interaction with the social and physical worlds. Our early childhood courses reflect an inquiry-based, constructivist approach to teaching and learning.

We support reflective and responsive early childhood educators. Our student form a deep understanding of the role of development, diversity, and culture in the lives of young children and their families. Our interdisciplinary and inclusive early childhood master’s program combines the strength and expertise of two departments and allows you to specialize in one of three critical areas or combine them.

Graduates may become:

  • Teachers
  • Specialists
  • Coaches
  • TOSAs
  • Teacher leaders

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Educational Psychology
  • Theoretical Models of Curriculum
  • Curriculum and Culture
  • Theories of Instruction

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Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    671 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 671 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    671 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 671 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    444 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 444 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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