Master of Arts in Education (Non-Licensure)

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.

The program with a concentration in Curriculum & Instruction/Multicultural Education is a 30-33 credit program of study. The number of credit hours is dependent upon the chosen minor or elective.

Minimum number of credits: 30

Course Requirements:

  1. Curriculum & Instruction Core – 12 credits
    • EDUC 515: Multicultural Education (3)
    • EDUC 516: Curriculum & Pedagogy I (3)
    • EDUC 519: Research in Curriculum & Pedagogy (3)
    • EDUC 520: Action Research Projects (3)
  2. Additional Courses in the School of TPAL – 9 credits
    • EDUC 595: Directed Study - Educational Policy Through a Native American Lens (offered every fall)
    • EDUC 635: Critical Race Theory & Storytelling in Educational Spaces (offered every fall)
    • ELA 586: Multicultural Leadership in Education (offered every spring)
  3. Electives and/or Minor – 9 to 12 credits
    • Students select a minor in Native American Studies (9 cr), Gender and Sexuality Studies (9-12 cr), or 9 credits of electives in Borderland Ethnic Studies