Curriculum and Instruction, MS
Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction
Experts in curriculum and instruction are increasingly in demand in all areas of education. This program allows you to develop expertise and knowledge aligned with your teaching level and academic interests. A cognate specialization allows you to choose a specific focus.
The 36-hour degree program also builds professional skills in research, leadership, and teamwork. Combined, these qualities allow an educator to develop and contribute to curriculum at the classroom, school, and district levels. The Master of Science program provides an ideal foundation for doctoral studies, especially in programs such as Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership.
Student Learning Outcomes
- State and define the major components in the field of curriculum and instruction
- Produce a comprehensive literature review on a major issue in the field of curriculum theory or instruction
- Complete an action-based or historically-based quantitative or qualitative study on an issue in curriculum and instruction and defend it at a public gathering with at least three faculty members present
Admission deadlines for the Master's Program in Curriculum and Instruction:
|Priority deadline||Hard deadline|
|Fall admittance||June 1||August 10|
|Spring admittance||October 15||January 1|
|Summer I admittance||April 1||May 15|
|Summer II admittance||April 1||June 15|
Visit Course Catalog for a complete list of degree requirements for the Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction.
- Printable degree plan (pdf)
Donna DeGaish, Program Specialist