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Department of Curriculum and Instruction
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Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction

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

  1. Advanced Instructor  (36 semester credit hour program) -or- 
  2. Texas Teaching Certification (42 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.


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 6312 Learning Theories 3
EDG 6316 Instructional Issues 3
EDG 6311 Instructional Supervision 3
EDG 6315 Content Area Instruction 3
6 Hours of Electives or Completion of Certification Plan with Advisor Approval 6

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

36

 

Master of Arts with Teaching Certification
Courses Hours

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

 ***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).

 

Online Program

Complete this master’s degree online in 24 months for as little as $11,500.

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