Curriculum and Instruction

Texas Christian University

29340 USD/year
29340 USD/year
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As a graduate student at Texas Christian University, Curriculum and Instruction, you will find yourself immersed in a community of teaching, learning, research, and practice. You will work side-by-side with faculty members on research projects, engage in field experiences, and acquire the skills to advance your career in education.


The Curriculum and Instruction master’s degree program is designed for teachers, and other educational professionals, interested in improving their instruction, preparing for positions of leadership, or enhancing their abilities to support learning in K-12 schools or other educational settings.

The program offers graduate students two kinds of preparation: 1) knowledge related to content and 2) knowledge that helps them contribute to scholarship. The degree is constructed so that students choose a content specialization and either a research emphasis, or a teaching and learning emphasis. The objectives of the program are to:

  • Provide a rigorous master’s degree program that prepares graduate students to work with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of educational settings.
  • Provide graduate students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enhance their teaching and research abilities.

There are two options for earning the Curriculum and Instruction master’s degree:

  • Traditional master’s degree (36 credit hours)
  • Accelerated master’s degree (36 credit hours)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis of Literacy Progress
  • Curriculum History in the United States
  • Contemporary Curriculum Theory

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


36 credit hours alternative credits


On Campus

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official GRE Test Scores (Must be within the past 5 years)
  • Resume
  • Academic/Professional Objectives Statement
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29340 USD/year
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  • National

    29340 USD/year
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Funds are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first-served base to degree seeking graduate students.

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