All M.Ed. options within Teaching, Learning & Curriculum require a minimum of 45 credits and core requirements. 

Click here to review the Degree Requirements for all M.Ed students.

Students should carefully review the Program Requirements for details about all four components of the M.Ed. course of study. All course choices are to be negotiated with advisors and appropriate for career goals. Advisors have the discreation to recommend or require certain courses depending a student’s background. Students must also follow the general requirements of the Graduate School; among these are that a course of study should include at least 18 credits at the 500-level or above and 18 graded credits.

Click the title of the content field above  to see a model of a Masters Course of Study Form for each content specialization, with sample courses.

Masters students who wish to continue their graduate studies and pursue a doctoral degree, must apply for doctoral study.  Graduates of the PhD program also work in university faculty positions.

Doctoral Program: Ph.D.  and Ed.D. students work closely with their advisers to create highly tailored programs of study that include intermediate and advanced coursework in specific content areas as well as outside coursework to gain broader perspective and deeper insight into specialized topics. Ph.D. students have specific requirements and milestones that can be viewed here. Ed.D. students have specific program and degree requirements that can be found here.

• Prospective students holding relevant master’s degrees should apply to the College of Education’s Ph.D. program.  The Ed.D. program is not accepting applications for Autumn 2022.

Graduates of this program work in classrooms and in school and district leadership roles (as content or curriculum specialists, team leaders, staff developers, etc.) as well as in nonprofit and community organizations. Graduates of the Ph.D. program also work in university faculty positions.


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