Ed. S. Program

The Educational Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction provides a wide range of graduate study opportunities in progressive, research-based curriculum and teaching practices. The program provides educators with advanced professional development beyond the master's degree for those who wish to become university educators or to hold leadership positions in areas of curriculum, supervision and teacher education.

Admission Requirements

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 graduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale (minimum 3.250 graduate GPA is recommended)
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Résumé or vita
  • Application essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
    Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
    Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
    Minimum 77 MELAB score
    Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
    Minimum 58 PTE score
    Minimum 110 Duolingo English Test score

Ed.S. Prospectus (PDF)

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For more information on Ed.S. and the Curriculum & Instruction program contact:
Dr. Scott Courtney