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TEA - Texas Education Agency

Angelo State University is accredited by the Texas Education Agency to recommend candidates for state educator initial certification and for additional certification.

How do I know which specialization to choose in order to achieve my career goals?
Specialization What You’ll Learn Who We’re Seeking

Advanced Instructor

Create employee training and development activities for the benefit of the individual and the organization. Our advanced instructor option targets those who are seeking opportunities in curriculum development, instructional design, program evaluation, instructional coaching, or training and instruction in corporate, military, government or nonprofit settings. You have opportunities to develop a portfolio of working curriculum and instruction documents appropriate to present to potential employers.
Professional Education Develop engaging curriculum and use innovative instruction for dual credit and community college courses. 

Our professional education option targets certified teachers who are seeking opportunities to teach dual credit courses at the high school level or teach their content at a community college or other two-year institution. You must complete 18 hours in your field in addition to the curriculum and instruction courses. Concentrations are available in:

  • Communication
  • English
  • History
  • Mathematics

Please note, some courses may run 16 weeks depending on your subject selection.

Teacher Studies Inspire change and impart knowledge to students in the classroom.

Our teacher studies program option targets those who are seeking the credentials to become a classroom teacher in the public, private and charter school setting. The Teacher Studies option is accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

Application and admission to the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is a prerequisite for teacher certification.

Program Details

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What Can You Do With a Curriculum and Instruction Degree?

Your career path largely depends on what you specialize in. Regardless of the specialization chosen, you will be prepared to take the next step in your career immediately following graduation.

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Why Earn My Curriculum and Instruction Degree at Angelo State?

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Experiential Learning Activities

No matter which specialization you choose, our courses include active and experiential learning activities designed to prepare you for your post-graduation career. You will gain extensive experience through the application of theories and strategies, as well as through practical assessments.

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Strong Community

Interaction with instructors and classmates is not only encouraged, but expected. Our faculty model and practice the theories and strategies taught, and you have the opportunity to connect with your classmates to fuel discussions. You can also join our student organizations for networking and professional development.

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  • Committed to Your Success

    Whether you’re pursuing a master’s degree, doctoral degree or certificate/certification, you have access to all the services in our College of Graduate Studies and Research. You’ll find information and resources for everything from registering for classes and writing a thesis – to available graduate/teaching assistantships and graduate research opportunities.