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Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

The M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction will serve the needs of individuals desiring a master’s degree designed to develop leadership skills in instruction and curriculum planning in educational settings in schools, community or technical colleges, business and industry, health services, and other social agencies.  Those individuals desiring the Professional License must also hold the Indiana Standard Teaching License and complete a minimum of five years of teaching experience in accredited schools.

Admission Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to the M.Ed. program in Curriculum and Instruction must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. A minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.00 scale is required.

Applications must be received by the cut dates below for consideration:

  • November 1st for a Spring Semester start
  • March 1st for a Summer start
  • June 1st for a Fall Semester start

Late applications who meet admission requirements will be referred for admission for the next enrollment period.

Regarding Language requirements...  This Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Technology Programs will accept only Original TOEFL scores and will not accept ELS or IELTS scores for those students requiring language verification, 

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Important Dates for Graduate  Students, including application deadlines.    
http://www.indstate.edu/education/TAL/important-dates

Program Outline and Representative Courses for the M.Ed. Degree in Curriculum and Instruction

  • 33 Semester Hour Minimum
  • 18 semester hours must be completed in either professional education or in an area of endorsement.
  • Individual programs may be mutually conceptualized by the student and the advisor.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:(15 HRS)

Research: CIMT 610 - Research in Education or content area equivalent.
Curriculum: CIMT 660 - Curriculum Fundamentals 3
Social Foundations: SPED 607 - Diversity and Disability in Today’s Schools (3) or CIMT 658 - Social and Political Influences on Classroom Practices (3) or social foundations course as approved by advisor.
Psychological Foundations: EPSY 621 - Advanced Child Psychology 3
Instruction:

     C&I major: CIMT 689 - Learning Theory and Instructional Strategies (3); 
     or 
     Concentration outside of C&I: CIMT 675 - Supervision of Instruction or CIMT 690 - Mentor Teacher Preparation.

CULMINATING EXPERIENCE: Complete CIMT 775 in last 12 hours of degree and after the 15 hrs in professional education listed above are completed.

CIMT 775 – Action Research in Education

 

Curriculum and Instruction Major Courses (15 hrs): Select 5 courses from the following:
Appropriate for students not seeking a concentration in a subject area or professionalizing a Rules 46 & 47 license.

CIMT 568 – Reading in the Content Areas 3
CIMT 611 – Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
CIMT 625 – Multimedia Design for Interactive Learning 3
CIMT 665 – Instructional Innovation 3
CIMT 675 – Supervision of Instruction 3
CIMT 650 - Classroom Management 3
CIMT 543 – Production of Instructional Materials 3
CIMT 690 – Mentor Teacher Preparation 3