Master of Science in Education / Elementary Curriculum & Instruction
California State University-Fullerton

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.


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

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission