The Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction (MSCI) at Concordia University is a 31-credit program designed for an educator who is interested in enhancing their leadership skills, expanding teaching strategies, and becoming a master teacher. Courses introduce a systematic approach to instructional design, which will serve as a necessary foundation for developing needs-based curriculum.
MSCI courses cover the development of curriculum that is aligned with the Michigan Curriculum Framework and Grade Level Content Expectations. The MSCI program helps teachers develop evaluative techniques for improving the quality and effectiveness of instructional curriculum and assessment. Students will learn how to communicate assessment results in order to improve curriculum, instruction, and student learning.
Those who successfully complete the MSCI program at Concordia University will be prepared to effectively lead a school toward meeting the needs of all students. Learned outcomes of the program are based upon current research and best practice through standards based curriculum, assessment, data analysis, and program evaluation. Successful program completion will provide Concordia graduates with skills necessary to lead schools into 21st century education.