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Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction

The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction offers three options:

  1. Advanced Instructor (36 semester credit hour program)
  2. Texas Teacher Certificate (42 semester credit hour program), or
  3. Professional Education (36 semester credit hour program)

Students may take courses to earn their Teacher Certificate without completing a degree program. Please visit our Texas Teacher Certificate page for more information. 

All our courses are offered in online format. Fieldwork is required for internships and clinical teaching.

  • Master of Arts with Advanced Instructor Degree Requirements

    Master of Arts with Advanced Instructor Courses
      Hours
    EDG 6300 Curriculum Development 3
    EDG 6301 Social and Cultural Influences  3
    EDG 6302 Tests and Measurements 3
    EDG 6303 Lifespan Development  3
    EDG 6304 Applied Research 3
    EDG 6305 Legal and Ethical Principles 3
    EDG 6306 Curriculum and Methodology Trends 3
    EDG 6311 Instructional Supervision 3
    EDG 6312 Learning Theories 3
    EDG 6315 Content Area instruction 3
    EDG 6316 Instructional Issues: Theory and Practice 3
    EDG 6369 Assessment of Student Outcomes 3

    Total SCH for Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, Advanced Instructor

    36


  • Master of Arts with Teaching Certification Degree Requirements

    Master of Arts with Teaching Certification Courses
      Hours

    EDG 6300 Curriculum Development

    3
    *EDG 6301 Social and Cultural Influences 3
    EDG 6302 Test and Measurements 3
    EDG 6303 Lifespan Development 3
    EDG 6304 Applied Research 3
    EDG 6305 Legal and Ethical Principals 3
    *EDG 6310 Behavior Management 3
    *EDG 6311 Instructional Supervision 3
    *EDG 6312 Learning Theories 3
    *EDG 6313 Foundations of the Public School 3
    *EDG 6314 Effective instruction and Assessment 3
    EDG 6315 Content Area Instruction 3

    *EDG 5360 Teaching Internship (taken twice-or- 
    *EDG 5660 Clinical Teaching

    6

    Total SCH for Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, Texas Teaching Certification

    42

    *Required for Texas Teacher Certification

     ***In addition to coursework, you must complete a Comprehensive Program Review (CPR).  You must apply for the Comprehensive Program Review (CPR) no later than the first day of the last semester of coursework.

    Courses/Hours same as the Advanced Instructor Option, with the addition of EDG 5360 Teaching Internship (must take twice for credit) or EDG 5660 Clinical Teaching.

    • To be eligible to take EDG 5660 Clinical Teaching, you must be hired by a school district as teacher of record, and you must have completed and passed the appropriate TExES Pre-Admission Content Exam (PACT).
    • To be eligible to take EDG 5360 Teaching Internship, you must have completed and passed the appropriate TExES Pre-Admission Content Exam (PACT).

Troops to Teachers

Troops to Teachers (TTT) is a federally funded program to assist military personnel and veterans transition to a new career as public school teachers in “high-needs” schools and districts. Counseling, referral, and placement assistance is provided through a network of state offices. In some cases TTT provides financial assistance to eligible veterans. For more information, please visit the TTT website at http://www.texastroopstoteachers.org/index.html.


  • Master of Arts with Professional Education Degree Requirements

    All EDG courses are offered in an online format. Content area courses may not be in an online format.

    Required Courses
      Hours
    EDG 6301 Social and Cultural Influences 3
    EDG 6302 Test and Measurements 3
    EDG 6304 Applied Research 3
    Prescribed Electives (9 SCH)
    Choose three (3) of the following courses
      Hours
    EDG 6300 Curriculum Development 3
    EDG 6306 Curriculum and Methodology Trends 3
    EDG 6312 Learning Theories 3
    EDG 6315 Content Area Instruction 3
    EDG 6316 Instructional Issues: Theory and Practice 3
    EDG 6369 Assessment of Student Outcomes 3
    Content Area with Advisor Approval (18 SCH)
      Hours
    Content Area 18

  

Admission requirements for Advanced Instructor:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better
  • GRE scores are not required

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Admission Requirements With Texas Teacher Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or better
  • GRE scores also not required

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*When applying, use the           5X8 DG Degree Seeking application.