Emporia State University

The Teachers College

Curriculum and Instruction


Campus Box 4003

1 Kellogg Circle

Emporia, KS 66801

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction (concentrations Curriculum Leadership Pre-K-12, Effective Practitioner Pre-K-12, National Board Certification Pre-K-12 and Instructional Coach/Teacher Leader

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Curriculum & Instruction (C & I) Master’s degree is a 33 credit hour program intended for individuals who teach or lead programs in all levels of public and private education.  The C & I Master’s Degree accommodates various areas of interest through four areas of concentration Curriculum Leadership, Effective Practitioner, National Board Certification or Instructional Coach/Teacher Leader.  Classes are available online during the spring, fall, and summer semesters.  Practicum is completed during the final fall or spring semester of the program.

Admission Requirements include:

1.    Admission to graduate study by the ESU Graduate School.

2.   Official transcripts of all college course work.

3.   GPA of 2.75 on the 60 hours of college course work for those completing a master’s degree or 2.75 on the last 30 graduate hours from a previously completed master’s degree.


The M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction is accredited by NCATE and the Higher Learning Commision.

International Student Requirements:

For international student admissions, please visit our International Education web site.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 34

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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