Appalachian State University
Cratis D. Williams Graduate School
M.A. Curriculum Specialist
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.
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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