Advanced Certificate;, M.A.- Master of Arts;M.S. - Master of Science;M.Ed. - Master of Education;, Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy;Ed.D. - Doctor of Education
The primary purpose of the department's graduate instruction is to prepare professional teachers and scholars. Theresearch and teacher education faculty join highly motivated and capable students in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in researching and developing practices and expanding professional knowledge to improve the quality of education of children and youth. Graduate programs in early childhood education, elementary education and secondary education are informally organized around areas of specialization such as curriculum, instruction, language and literacy education, instructional technology, teacher education, subject matter specialties, and others. Graduate students are encouraged to develop individual programs of study using the wide range of expertise available from faculty in the Department and in other departments throughout the College and campus.