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Curriculum and Instruction/Administrative Concentration MEDU

Degree Type: Master of Education

College(s): Education and Human Services

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
Administrative Concentration (36 credits)
This option is designed for those seeking educational administrative
Required Core (18 credit hours required)
EDUC 516 Issues in Education 3
EDUC 508 Inst of Exceptional Learners 3
or Education elective
EDUC 511 3
OR
EDUC 660 3
EDUC 518 Diversity Classroom-Workplace 3
EDUC 620 Adv Integrat Curr Design-Eval 3
EDUC 680 3
OR
EDUC 699 3
Education Requirements (18 credit hours required)
ECTE 521 3
ECTE 600 3
EDUC 601 3
EDUC 606 3
EDUC 630 School Law 3
EDUC 635 3
Minimum semester credit hours required: 36

Why Choose the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction?

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction gives
professional educators the advanced professional development
necessary to open several career options as well as providing a foundation to improve their instructional practice. Students eligible for admission to the graduate program must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. When required,candidates should hold or be eligible for professional licensure,registration or certification to practice in the occupational specialty.
Previous teaching experience is not a requirement. An admissions committee will review all application materials and recommend appropriate action. Upon admission to the graduate program, each student will be assigned a graduate advisor.

Professional Opportunities

The program enables secondary and elementary educators to
advance in their district salary schedules and become educational leaders either as administrators, curriculum directors, or department heads.

Admission Requirements

The applicant must possess a baccalaureate degree from an
accredited college or university with a 2.75 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale. Conditional entry may be granted when the 2.75 requirement has not been met. Once a student has been grated conditional entry, he/she must earn a GPA of 2.75 within the first nine (9) hours of graduate level courses. Consult individual program description for other admission requirements.

Graduation Requirements

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction through the School of Education, College of Education and Human Services requires that all students must complete all degree requirements within five (5) years after admission to the M.Ed. Consult individual program descriptions for other graduation requirements.

More Information

College of Education & Human Services
Bishop Hall Room 421 Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Phone: 231-591-3646


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