Curriculum & Instruction—MA, EdS, EdD, PhD
The MA in Curriculum and Instruction program is focused on the theoretical and practical aspects of curriculum planning, development, implementation and evaluation in all subject fields and at all educational levels.
The EdS in Curriculum and Instruction program is intended for educators and administrators who have completed a master’s degree and want to gain additional knowledge and increase their career options. The EdD in Curriculum and Instruction program is a professionally oriented degree designed for educational leaders who contribute to education through their work in the field.
The PhD in Curriculum and Instruction program is a research oriented degree designed for leaders who contribute to education through theoretical and conceptual research.
MA: This 32-credit program can typically be completed by full-time students in one and a half years.
EdS: This 32-credit program can typically be completed by full-time students in two years.
EdD and PhD: These 61+ credit programs can typically be completed by full-time students in six years.
Prospective students must submit their applications by the dates listed below.
Fall (August–December): July 15
Spring (January–May): November 15
Summer Session 1 (May–June): April 1
Summer Session 2 (June–July): May 1
Summer Session 3 (July–August): June 1
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
Extend your professional expertise, impact education and share your passion.
Online and evening courses to accommodate working individuals.
Partnerships with other universities, districts and unions.
Accredited by NCATE.
The MA requires a bachelors degree (or non-U.S equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.60.
The doctoral programs require a master’s degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) from an accredited institution and minimum graduate GPA of 3.20 for the EdS or 3.30 for the EdD and PhD. Official transcripts from all schools where undergraduate or graduate courses were taken are required.
Two recommendations for the MA and three for the EdS, EdD and PhD. Recommenders may be advisors, major professors or employers.
Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores.
GRE General test from exam taken within five years- required only for doctoral programs.
For more information please visit the Admissions page.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
We are an international campus with a significant representation of international students. To learn more, please visit our International students page.
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CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION PROGRAM