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The online Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) is designed for beginning and experienced teachers and other educators who are deeply committed to perfecting their instructional effectiveness and becoming teacher-leaders in their local settings. The program assists educators in better understanding and addressing:
The online C&I master's allows educators to specialize in an area of study through offering a number of majors (Elementary Education, English Education, Foreign and Second Language, Mathematics Education, Social Studies Education, Science Education, Special Education).
All coursework is available on-line. Courses will be largely online, asynchronous, with some opportunity for face-to-face interaction dependent on courses in the major and electives selected. On-line core courses are designed to accommodate teachers' varied work schedules. A minimum of one CORE course is offered each fall, spring, and summer semesters. In addition, courses appropriate to specific majors are offered each semester.
2 years, part time
These courses may not be offered every semester.
Students must have completed a BS and have access to students in some sort of instructional capacity (formal or informal). Students must meet the hardware, software, and internet requirements as outlined by the University Computer Requirements and Office of Distance Learning. In addition, students should have access to the following software programs: Flash Player, Apple QuickTime, RealPlayer Video or VLC Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Software to open .zip files, Skype, Blackboard Collaborate, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel.
The program is a minimum of 33 semester hours, with 21 semester hours of required CORE coursework:
For the other 12 semester hours, students will complete courses to fulfill one of the following majors: Elementary Education, English Education, Foreign and Second Language, Mathematics Education, Social Studies Education, Science Education, Special Education.
The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2016-17 as stated on the Student Business Services website, plus a per credit hour distance learning fee (fees vary by course). Contact the department for more specific fee information relative to student status and location.