Curriculum and Instruction, MS

Earning a Masters of Science in Curriculum and Instruction allows for instructional effectiveness through a thorough understanding of curriculum, but also for those wishing for a career advancement. This 36 credit program incorporates opportunities for discussions with peers, research, professional readings, and self-reflection.

Program Specific Admission Requirements

  • Copy of current teacher certification OR letter of confirmation for uncertified private or parochial teachers
  • 1-2 page resume
For general application requirements, please click here.


The Curriculum and Instruction program is an on-line program and is available only to individuals who already hold a valid instructional certificate or hold a teaching or educational specialist position in a parochial or private school.

Applicants from parochial and private schools must submit a letter from a principal confirming their current position as a part of their application package. International students may be permitted to complete this program upon demonstrating evidence of an undergraduate degree from their respective countries and satisfaction of admission requirements from the Education Department.

The Master of Science degree requires a total of 36 credits of course work. Also, individuals pursuing a Master’s degree must pass either a comprehensive examination, if they entered the program before fall 2012 semester, or a Practicum if they enter the program for the fall 2012 semester or thereafter.

For additional information on the curriculum, please visit the Graduate Course Catalog.

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    Maria Oreshkina, Ph.D.

    Director of Graduate Programs Chairperson, Education Department


    M.S., Moscow State Pedagogical University Candidate of Pedagogical Science Ph.D., The University of Tennessee




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