Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in the Field of Curriculum and Instruction with a Concentration in Elementary Education

The dual master of arts in education and human development in the field of curriculum and instruction with a concentration in elementary education and graduate certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) program prepares teachers and other educational personnel for increased responsibilities in the planning, implementation, research, and evaluation of curriculum and instruction. The program of study includes curriculum development, research and evaluation of instructional practice, teacher education, work with special populations, and school policy and leadership. The 12 credits earned in the certificate program may be applied toward the master's. The addition of the TESOL certificate is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers for working with English learners in classrooms in and beyond the United States.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 33 credits, including 9 credits in core courses, 15 credits in courses in the concentration, 9 credits in elective courses, and successful completion of the master of arts in education and human development comprehensive examination. 

Elementary education concentration
CPED 6225Introduction to International Curricula
CPED 6305Foundations of Curriculum Theory
CPED 6606Theories of Learning and Development
EDUC 6615Internationalizing U.S. Schools
9 credits in elective courses selected in consultation with the program advisor.
Other requirements
Successful completion of the master of arts in education and human development comprehensive examination.