2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Curriculum and Instruction/Subject Area Concentration

Degree Type: Master of Education
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements

Curriculum and Instruction/Subject Area Concentration Checksheet 

Includes:

  • Major Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the M.Ed. 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.

Career Opportunities

The program enables secondary and elementary educators to advance in their district salary schedules and affords an opportunity to take courses at advanced levels in specifica content areas or gain more knowledge in other areas of education.

More Information

School of Education
Bishop Hall Room 421
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Telephone: (231) 591-5361

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Core Requirements - 19 Credits

Inst of Exceptional Learners
3
or
Education Elective
Array
Issues in Education
3
Diversity Classroom-Workplace
3
Adv Integrat Curr Design-Eval
3
Prin Data Driv Decision Making
4
Capstone
3

Education Electives - 6 Credits Required

ERLA 533 (required for re-certification)
Students Reading Difficulties
3
or
Educational Leadership
3
or
School Business Management
3
or
Educ Technology Classroom
3
or
Curricular Supervision
3
or
School Law
3
or
Internship
1 TO 3
or
Content-Inst Workshop-Seminars
1 TO 2
or
Graduate Topics in Education
1 TO 6

Subject Area Electives - 9 Credits Required

Select 9 credits at the graduate level in subject-area major, minor, or related field.