Masters in Curriculum and Instruction

Who is this program for?

An Advanced Degree for Certified Teachers

The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for certified teachers and individuals who are interested in researching, developing and implementing curriculum changes to support student achievement in K-12 Education. This program allows students to focus on curriculum methodology, pedagogy, and theoretical applications and how to apply these to the classroom. The degree program requires 36 hours of graduate coursework.

Admission Standards

Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate semester hours of work prior to receiving the bachelor’s degree, or an overall 2.8 GPA on all undergraduate work.  Applicants with a completed master's degree must have at least a 3.4 GPA on the graduate coursework.

Complete an Apply Texas for Graduate Programs with a $50.00 non-refundable application fee. Send your offical transcripts verifying you meet the GPA requirements above to:

UNT Dallas Graduate Admissions Office
7300 University Hills Blvd
Dallas, Texas 74241

How can this degree advance my career?

Beyond providing an opportunity for lifelong learning, the Masters of Education, Curriculum & Instruction can support certified teachers in advancing their career into roles such as district-level curriculum developer, mentor teacher, teacher leader, content specialist, and dual-credit/community college instructor.

How do I apply?

Admission Standards

Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate semester hours of work prior to receiving the bachelor’s degree, or an overall 2.8 GPA on all undergraduate work.  Applicants with a completed master's degree must have at least a 3.4 GPA on the graduate coursework.

Step 1: Apply to the Graduate School at UNT Dallas.

Complete an Apply Texas for Graduate Programs with a $50.00 non-refundable application fee. Send your offical transcripts verifying you meet the GPA requirements above to:

UNT Dallas Graduate Admissions Office
7300 University Hills Blvd
Dallas, Texas 74241
 

Step 2: Apply to the Masters of Education, Curriculum and Instruction Program

Complete an application, including an essay and two recommendation letters. Additional instructions here.

Who can I contact with questions?

Contact Program Coordinator Dr. Mychelle Hadley Smith  972.338.1373.