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Ben Franklin was right. If you teach them, they will remember. Involve them, they will learn. At A&M-Commerce, we’re committed to educating Texas students with the best and brightest. Curriculum and Instruction is one way we’re making this happen. Our graduate program lets you apply principles of pedagogy, methodology and instruction to the elementary classroom. Earning your master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction provides other benefits as well. New job opportunities, increased salary, and deeper appreciation are just a few. Let your desire to lead the next generation begin here, in Commerce, Texas.

Where It Is Offered Mesquite, Online
Duration

1.5 to 2 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery 100% Online
Total Credit Hours

36 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION (MED/MS): Big easy links

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Focus Your Passion

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers two different tracks towards earning your master’s degree. Explore what option works best for your research interest and lifestyle.

Future Educators

Earn your way to the classroom through our Master of Science (MS) degree. Our flexible program lets you earn your initial teaching certification while working towards your master’s degree. Improve classroom content and delivery by studying classroom management, diversity and equity in education, and language arts. Upon successful completion of degree and program requirements, you will be certified to teach in Texas.

Current Educators

Designed for Texas certified educators, our Masters of Education (MEd) focuses on improving classroom teaching. You’ll learn how to enhance the classroom experience by studying the content and methodology of subjects. In addition, you’ll receive a minor in a topic of your choosing. We recommend this program to students interested in revamping instructional design.

Study What Interests You

Earn a certificate or specialization as part of your graduate curriculum. These recognitions provide career benefits like higher salaries and job opportunities.

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction :: Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction :: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

What You Will Learn

A master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Learn how to improve student engagement and teaching effectiveness
  • Explore ways children develop mathematical skills and linguistic ability
  • Learn more about current trends in social science curriculum
  • Earn advanced knowledge in the teaching of diverse students
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Master of Education/Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction :: Careers

Careers

Gain the recognition you deserve by earning your master’s degree in Curriculum and Instructions. Many ISDs reward educators who pursue higher learning with salary increases and job openings. Our graduate program also opens opportunities to make a difference at the administrative level.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Instructional Coordinators
$64,450
Kindergarten and Elementary School Teacher
$57,980
High School Teacher
$60,320

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction :: FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction :: Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery

Designed for current educators and working professionals, our fully online program offers a flexible way to earn your master’s degree. Study at your own convenience, wherever you may be.

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Graduate Program Cost

PROGRAM COSTS

Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,594 for Texas residents and $6,897 for non-residents.

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction :: Program Admission Requirements

Admissions Requirements

Required Documents for Domestic Students

  • Apply Texas Application
  • Application fee: $50
  • All official transcripts
    • Bachelor’s degree, including all transcripts used towards a bachelor’s degree
    • Any master’s degree transcript(s) with graduate coursework (if applicable)
  • One of the following:
    • Valid teaching certificate
    • Passing PPR, ExCet or TExES scores
    • Official General Test GRE scores

Application Packet Submission Deadline

Domestic student applications are accepted throughout the year.
Note: This program is not available for international students.

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction :: RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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