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

The master of arts in education and human development in the field of curriculum and instruction with a concentration in secondary education degree 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. A program specialty concentration may include reading and literacy, elementary education, or secondary education.

Students enrolled in the master's in curriculum and instruction degree program may enroll concurrently in the graduate certificate in incorporating international perspectives in education. Courses can be double counted toward earning the master's degree and certificate.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including 9 credits in core courses, 27 credits in the concentration, and successful completion of a comprehensive examination. 

Core
EDUC 6114Introduction to Quantitative Research
CPED 6340Teacher Leadership in Education
CPED 6608Development and Diversity
Secondary education concentration
CPED 6305Foundations of Curriculum Theory
CPED 6239Practicum in Curriculum and Instruction
The remaining 21 credits should be selected in consultation with the departmental advisor.
Master of Arts in Education and Human Development comprehensive exam required.