Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.)

Master of Education. Major in Curriculum and Instruction.

Students completing a master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction must satisfy a minimum of 30 credit hours. Programs of study are customized for each student, and usually include the following EDCI core courses1 (15 credit hours), and must include the required variable credit Non-Thesis Master’s Research project:

EDCI 511Planning and Administering the Curriculum3
EDCI 513History of Educational Thought3
EDCI 524Models of Teaching3
EDCI 570Introduction to Research in Curriculum and Instruction3
EDCI 572Measurement and Evaluation3
EDCI 599Non-thesis Master's Research2-5
Total Hours17-20

Note: The core courses are offered at least once during the Fall or Spring semester. All core courses are offered in the summer.

Career and Technical Education Emphasis

General M.Ed. requirements apply. A Career and Technical Education emphasis is available by completing the following requirements:

CTE 430Leadership and Student Organizations2
CTE 431Supervising CTE Career and Technical Student Organizations1-3
CTE 464Career Guidance and Transitioning to Work3
CTE 551Principles and Philosophy of Career and Technical Education3
Select one of the following:3
Adult Learners: Foundations and Characteristics
Adult and Transformational Learning
Strategies for Facilitating Adult Learning
Diverse Populations and Individual Differences
Total Hours12-14

Note: There are additional requirements for obtaining a CTE teaching credential at the secondary and post-secondary levels in the state of Idaho. See a CTE advisor for details.

Teacher Certification Emphasis

An emphasis leading to secondary teacher certification is available following demonstration of mastery of a secondary school content area and the following:

EDSP 300Educating for Exceptionalities3
EDCI 401Internship Seminar1
EDCI 511Planning and Administering the Curriculum3
EDCI 513History of Educational Thought3
EDCI 524Models of Teaching3
EDCI 563Literacy Methods for Content Learning3
EDCI 570Introduction to Research in Curriculum and Instruction3
EDCI 572Measurement and Evaluation3
EDCI 598Internship1-16
Content-Specific Methods Course3
Content-Specific Methods Practicum1
Total Hours27-42
Note: There are additional requirements for obtaining a CTE teaching credential at the secondary and post-secondary levels in the state of Idaho. See a CTE advisor for details.