Become a facilitator for change

If you are an experienced teacher who wants to explore the field of curriculum, consider LaGrange College's Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) degree in Curriculum and Instruction:

  • Advance as a curriculum leader in just 14 months while still retaining classroom responsibilities.
  • Develop the theoretical knowledge and practical strategies needed to participate in the curriculum change process.
  • Discover how the relationship between policy and curriculum affects instructional planning, design and evaluation decisions.

Develop the tools to participate in the curriculum change process in just 14 months. Any certified teacher who holds a master's degree is eligible to enroll.

Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction - Initial

(30 credit hours)
The Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in Curriculum and Instruction initial certification program prepares classroom teachers with research-based knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to make positive changes in schools and increase student learning. Completion of the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Curriculum and Instruction Initial program results in a Level 6 certificate upgrade.

Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction - Advanced

(30 credit hours)
The Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in Curriculum and Instruction advanced program is focused on extending the knowledge base of teachers who already hold an initial certification in Curriculum and Instruction. Completion of the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Curriculum and Instruction Advanced program results in a Level 6 certificate upgrade without an additional GACE examination requirement.