Appalachian State University

Cratis D. Williams Graduate School

Curriculum Specialist


John E. Thomas Student Services Building

P.O. Box 32068

Boone, NC 28608

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. Curriculum Specialist

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program seeks to prepare Curriculum-Instructional Specialists who demonstrate knowledge of: •The purposes and roles of schooling; •The basic structure, organization and philosophical theories of school supervision; •Principles of management and supervision; •Principles and practices of personnel performance appraisal; •Educational planning in relation to design, implementation, and evaluation of instructional systems; •Leadership roles and responsibilities; •The key role of human relations in instructional leadership; •Leadership in the effective utilization of knowledge generated by specialists in improving instructional programs; •Effective supervisory practices; and, •Curriculum planning and development The degree requires the pre-requisite of a teaching license. For information about off campus locations see our website.


Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accreditation agency. The National Council for Accreditationof teacher Educaiton (NCATE).

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 39

In State Tuition (per year): 6557 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 18369 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

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