Curriculum & Instruction
This cognate area prepares students to be curriculum leaders in their classrooms, schools and communities. Students will attain the knowledge and skills necessary to identify, conceptualize and research important problems related to the practice of curriculum development, curriculum leadership and curriculum evaluation. Additionally, students will learn to develop, implement, and evaluate solutions that are informed by currently available theory and research in curriculum and instruction. The Curriculum and Instruction cognate provides doctoral level training to anyone seeking to lead positive curricular change in classrooms, schools and communities.