MA in Curriculum & Instruction

Degree Requirements

Prerequisites: Nine semester credits of education courses including an undergraduate (or graduate equivalent) in educational psychology

MA Background (if no background in Education)

Prerequisites: Nine semester credits  of education courses including an undergraduate (or graduate equivalent) in educational psychology.
GDPC514 Psychology of Learning (3cr.) will be required for those who do not meet the above prerequisite.

MA Core: 19 credits

EDCI525 Master's Orientation Seminar—1
EDCI545 Assessment & Evaluation of Learning—3
EDCI547 Foundations of Curriculum Studies—3
EDCI565 Improving Instruction—2
EDCI595 Master’s Portfolio—1
EDCI620 Systems Concepts & Change—3
EDCI650 Curriculum Design and Development—3
EDCI684 International Perspectives on Curriculum—3

MA Foundations: 3 credits

EDFN500 Philosophical Foundations of Education & Psychology—3

MA Research: 4–8 credits

EDCI696 Project Implementation—1–2
EDCI699 Thesis (optional)—1–3
EDRM505 Research Methods and Stats in Educ & Psychology I—3

MA Electives: 3–6 credits

Course electives are selected by advisement to fit the student's
professional goals.

TOTAL MA degree credits—32