Academic Catalog

Curriculum and Instruction

The 30 credit hour graduate program in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for educators who are interested in broadening their skills in teaching and learning in K-12, higher education, and other settings. Completion of the master's degree does not lead to licensure.

Admissions Requirements

Applications to the master's program in Curriculum and Instruction must be completed and submitted at least six weeks (domestic) or six months (international) before the beginning of term for which admission is sought in order to allow for adequate processing time. Students must have a 2.75 or higher undergraduate cumulative grade point average to be fully admitted. Contact the College of Education Office of Student Services at (330) 972-7750.

Degree Requirements

Educational Foundations Courses - 3 credits

  • 5100:624 Seminar in Educational Psychology (3 credits)

Curriculum and Instructional Studies Courses - 6 credits

  • 5500:600 Concepts of Curriculum & Instruction (3 credits)
  • 5500:605 Seminar in Trends & Issues in Curriculum & Instruction (3 credits) or
  • 5500:5xx/6xx Course selected in consultation with adviser (3 credits) or
  • 5610:5xx/6xx Course selected in consultation with adviser (3 credits)

Area of Concentration - 15 credits

  • Course within Curriculum and Instruction as approved by adviser

Master's Project - 6 credits

  • 5500:690 Educational Inquiry I (3 credits)
  • 5500:691 Educational Inquiry II (3 credits)

Total credit hours required for degree: 30