Educational Specialist Curriculum & Instruction
This advanced program is designed for individuals planning careers in teaching and curriculum development. Most teaching certification specializations are included in the scope of this program. The student has a choice of approved areas of specialization.To be accepted into this program, students must: have (a) achieved a cumulative graduate grade-point average of 3.25 on the master’s degree or a combined score of 1000 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Examination; (b) submitted proof of teacher certification, or professional endorsement from any of the 50 states or territories; (c) graduated from an NCATE or regionally accredited university; and (d) had two years of successful teaching. Applicants must submit a copy of their last summative teaching evaluation, i.e., PBTE or similar evaluation form, or a letter from a superintendent, principal or professor attesting to their teaching ability and graduate study potential. A thesis is required.
Required Graduate Courses (30 semester hours)
Aided by an advisor in the student's area of specialization and in consultation with the other members of the student's advisory committee, each student shall select courses in the area of specialization. To be accepted into this program, a student must present a master's degree in the area of teaching or with appropriate background courses.
Minimum Graduate Hour Total - 30 semester hours
For more information please contact:
Dr. Wayne Williams
EdFL Graduate Program Coordinator
Lovinger Building, Room 3184
The Graduate School (http://www.ucmo.edu/graduate)