The Master of Arts in Education (non-licensure) is designed for people who find employment in various state and private agencies, community colleges or in overseas positions that do not require a teaching license; that is, positions outside of public school teaching.
Minimum credits differ between program concentrations. Please consult your degree program concentration below for specifics.
The program with a concentration in Curriculum & Instruction/Multicultural Education is a 33 credit (minimum) program of study requiring at least 18 credits* in the School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership (TPAL). The Additional courses (9 credits) must have a prefix of BIL, ECED, EDLT, EDUC or RDG. Elective/Minor courses (9 credits) will complete the program of study.
Minimum number of credits: 33
- Curriculum & Instruction Core – 15 credits
- EDUC 515: Multicultural Education (3)
- EDUC 516: Curriculum & Pedagogy I (3)
- EDUC 518: Technology & Pedagogy (3)
- EDUC 519: Research in Curriculum & Pedagogy (3)
- EDUC 520: Action Research Projects (3). This course is the final core course that students are required to take. EDUC 515, 516, 518 and 519 are prerequisites to taking EDUC 520.
- Additional Courses in the field of Instruction – 9 credits
- Students can choose three additional courses from the departmental course offerings with BIL, ECED, EDLT, EDUC or RDG prefix
- Electives and/or Minor – 9 credits
- Students may choose up to 9 hours of electives outside the department either in the College of Education or elsewhere on
*At least 50% of the credits within this degree must be taken in the field of Curriculum of Instruction, meaning that courses in departments outside of C&I or courses transferred in cannot account for more than 16