Master of Education:
Curriculum & Instruction Option

Curriculum & Requirements

Curriculum and Instruction, Master of Education (M.ED)

The Curriculum and Instruction option is designed for certified teachers who wish to exercise leadership in school curriculum planning and development.

Admission Requirements for the MEd Program

  1. Have earned a baccalaureate degree (a BA, BS or BAE) from an accredited institution of higher education.
  2. Have earned a GPA ≥3.0 on a 4-point-scale during the final 90 quarter credits (or 60 semester credits) of enrolled coursework.
  3. Applicants for the Curriculum and Instruction concentration must hold or have held a valid educator certificate.
Required Core
EDUC 522TRANSFORMATION OF LEARNING AND TEACHING4
EDUC 505CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION4
EDUC 507PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL4
EDUC 520METHODS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH4
Area Specialization
EDUC 533INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT4
EDUC 538MEDIA LITERACY FOR TEACHERS4
EDUC 544ADVANCED READING METHODS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM4
EDUC 551SUPERVISION OF INSTRUCTION4
EDUC 553THEORY AND PRACTICE IN CURRICULUM STUDIES4
EDUC 554CURRICULAR DESIGN AND EVALUATION4
Internship
EDUC 621CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION INTERNSHIP I2
EDUC 622CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION INTERNSHIP II2
Portfolio and Comprehensive Exam
EDUC 623CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION PORTFOLIO2
EDUC 624CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION COMPREHENSIVE EXAM3
Total Credits49

Catalog Listing

Program Learning Outcomes

Note: candidates must be certified teachers.

Students who successfully earn an M.ED. in Curriculum and Instruction from EWU should be able to do the following:

  • describe select curriculum theories;
  • design a culturally informed curriculum;
  • design standards-based curriculum and instruction;
  • evaluate standards-based curriculum and instruction;
  • implement research-based practices in the creation of curriculum and instruction;
  • implement standards-based curriculum and instruction;
  • provide a critical analysis of leadership in the field of education;
  • provide a critical analysis of organizational systems in the field of education.