This program prepares teachers and other educational personnel for increased responsibilities in the planning, implementation, research, and evaluation of curriculum and instruction. A minimum 33-credit-hour program includes study in 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 elementary education, secondary education, or interdisciplinary studies of literacy and reading education.
Students enrolled in the Masters in Curriculum and Instruction program can do so concurrently with the Incorporating International Perspectives in Education certificate. Courses can be double counted toward earning the Masters degree and certificate.