Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
The Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) program at Northwestern State University (NSU) provides certified teachers advanced knowledge in research, pedagogy, and content. The degree offers continued professional development in several concentration areas including: English Education, Reading, Professional Teaching Standards, School Librarian and Transition to Teaching.
Practical and theoretical, the Curriculum and Instruction degree requires 36 hours of graduate work including courses in foundation and application, support, and concentration areas. All of the courses in this degree and concentrations are delivered electronically, Internet or compressed video. Candidates who choose to pursue the Curriculum and Instruction degree must hold a baccalaureate degree in education and meet the requirements of admission to Graduate Studies.
Out-of-state students: Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to certification or licensure in any state. It is the student’s responsibility to determine individual state requirements for teacher certification or licensure. Please refer to Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) for individual state requirements for teacher certification or licensure. Please be advised that states change their policies from time to time and students are advised to check regularly with their state regulatory agencies’ policies and procedures relating to licensure. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.
For more information, contact the Department of Teaching, Leadership, and Counseling.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCTE) certifies that NSU has met rigorous professional standards for the preparation of teachers and other school specialists and is a national accredited institution.