Curriculum and Instruction Option, Master of Education in Education (M.ED.)
Curriculum and Instruction–certification required: designed for certified teachers who wish to exercise leadership in school curriculum planning and development. Candidates can plan with an advisor to emphasize science education, social science education, working with at risk learners, etc. A copy of state teaching certificate must accompany application.
Admission Requirements for the MEd Program
- Have earned a baccalaureate degree (either a BA or BS) from an accredited institution of higher education.
- Have earned a grade point average ≥3.0 on a 4-point scale during the final 90 quarter credits (or 60 semester credits) of the baccalaureate degree.
- Applicants for the Curriculum and Instruction concentration must also submit a copy of a valid certificate issued by a state or territory of the United States.
|EDUC 522||TRANSFORMATION OF LEARNING AND TEACHING||4|
|or PSYC 515||ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY|
Historical, Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education (choose two)
|EDUC 502||HISTORY OF AMERICAN EDUCATION||4|
|or EDUC 507||PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL|
|EDUC 505||CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION||4|
|or EDUC 506||EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY|
Research and Applied Experience
|EDUC 520||METHODS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH||4|
|Specialization and Support Courses||24|
|ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM|
or EDUC 532
|SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM|
|INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT|
|MEDIA LITERACY FOR TEACHERS|
|ADVANCED READING METHODS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM|
|SUPERVISION OF INSTRUCTION|
|ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE PROGRAMS|
|SOCIAL STUDIES IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
|ADVANCED LITERACY METHODS|
|READINGS IN THE CURRICULUM|
|Portfolio and Comprehensive Exam||5|
or EDUC 601
or EDUC 613
|PORTFOLIO AND COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION|
(candidates must be certified teachers)
- demonstrate advanced research based knowledge and skills in curriculum and instruction in a selected area of emphasis including but not limited to early childhood education, elementary teaching, science education, social science education, at risk learners, middle school or gifted education.