Austin Peay State University

College of Graduate Studies

M.A.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction


Psychology Department

P.O.Box 4537

Clarksville, TN 37044

United States


(931) 221-7919

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.Ed.-Special Education Concentration; M.A.Ed.-Instructional Technology Specialization; M.A.Ed.-Advanced Studies Specialization; M.A.Ed.-Curriculum and Instruction with Mathematics Specialization

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Education provides opportunities for students with teacher licensure to enhance their knowledge and skills in their chosen academic discipline and to begin pursuit of credentials that will enable them to have upward mobility in the education profession. The Special Education concentration and Instructional Technology specialization may be pursued without licensure, but will not lead to initial licensure. Special Education Specialization This program provides advanced study in Special Education. It prepares professionals in education to more adequately serve students with disabilities in schools, community agencies, and mental health facilities. Students wishing to earn their initial certification in special education may not enroll in this advanced program. Instructional Technology Specialization This specialization is for persons wishing to provide leadership in instructional technology, for teachers who want to advance their teaching skills through the use of technology, or for those interested in preparing for work in a training environment. Completion of this degree does not require teacher licensure. The program addresses the selection, application, and evaluation of technology with classroom work and hands-on in the field projects. Graduates of the program work as building level technology leaders, trainers, and, as teachers with improved technology skills. Advanced Studies Specialization This program provides an opportunity for advanced studies and continuing professional development in one of the areas listed below. The program is designed for those holding a teaching license. Persons without initial teaching licensure should contact the graduate coordinator. Curriculum and Instruction with Mathematics Specialization This is an advanced degree appropriate for teachers who are licensed in of high school mathematics, middle school education, or elementary education.


Austin Peay State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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