Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (30 Credit Hours)

This plan requires five academic semesters to complete, beginning in June of one year and completing in June of the following year. Courses should be taken in the sequence listed here.

Semester Course Title Credit Hours
First Summer I EDUC 6090 Research Preparation 3
EDUC 6066 Issues in Curriculum and Instruction 3
First Summer II EDUC 6035 Social Foundations 3
Fall EDUC 6015 Educational Assessment and Decision Making 3
EDUC 6100 Theories of Constructivist Learning 3
Interim EDUC 6080 Education of Culturally Diverse Students 3
Spring EDUC 6200 Internship in the Content Areas 3
EDUC 6300 Graduate Seminar 3
Second Summer I EDUC 6050 Historical Perspectives in Education 3
EDUC 6065 Reading in the Content Areas 3
Total Credit Hours 30

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with Tier I Educational Leadership Add-on (42 Credit Hours)

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a Tier I leadership certification add-on is a self-select option for certified teachers who seek leadership positions in schools below the principal and district level. Tier I leadership certification prepares you to make positive changes in schools and increase student learning. In addition to the coursework described in the Master of Education in Curriculum program, Tier I Leadership requires 12 additional semester hours:
  • School Law (3 credit hours)
  • Management and School Operations (3 Credit Hours)
  • Collaborating and Communication in a School environment (3 Credit Hours)
  • Internship in Leadership (3 Credit Hours)
Semester Course Title Credit Hours
First Summer I EDUC 6090 Research Preparation 3
EDUC 6066 Issues in Curriculum and Instruction 3
First Summer II EDUC 6035 Social Foundations 3
First Fall EDUC 6015 Educational Assessment and Decision Making 3
EDUC 6100 Theories of Constructivist Learning 3
Interim EDUC 6080 Education of Culturally Diverse Students 3
First Spring EDUC 6200 Internship in the Content Areas 3
EDUC 6300 Graduate Seminar 3
Second Summer I EDUC 6050 Historical Perspectives in Education 3
EDUC 6065 Reading in the Content Areas 3
Second Fall EDUC 6070 School Law 3
EDUC XXXX Management and School Operations 3
Second Spring EDUC 7075 Collaborating in a School Environment 3
EDUC XXXX Internship in Educational Leadership 3
Total Credit Hours     42