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Master of Science in Education / Elementary Curriculum & Instruction

Program Details

The Master of Science in Education degree with a concentration in Elementary Curriculum and Instruction program uses the ‘four C’s’: critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration to maximize the learned courses when applying new methods of teaching in the K-12 educational environment.  Students can follow concentration paths in elementary education in one of six areas: Diversity, Early Childhood Education, Math and Science, Technology in Education, Professional Inquiry and Practice (PIP), and Staff Development/Mentor Teacher.  Graduate students may use the MS degree for advancement in current teaching roles or when seeking to expand into a new field within the education system.

Requirements

  • Four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 GPA for last 60 units
  • Teaching credential (preliminary or clear) or equivalent experience

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)