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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 Teacher Certificate (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 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
    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 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 transtition 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.

Online Program

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

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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.