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Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction prepares practicing educators to serve as master or lead teachers, instructional specialists, and curriculum coordinators. Candidates may select one of seven concentrations to study: academically gifted education, early childhood education, elementary education,immersion education, reading, secondary education, or special education. 


Admission into the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

A potential candidate must be admitted into the Dore' School of Graduate Studies. To be admitted to the MEd in Curriculum and Instruction program, the following additional requirements must be met.

A candidate must hold a current valid teaching certificate. A temporary teaching certificate is not acceptable.

A candidate must also achieve at least the minimum indicated score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE):

Minimum score of 800 (Verbal + Quantitative) if the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) was taken prior to September 1, 2011 using the 200-800 score scale. 
 
Minimum score of 290 (Verbal + Quantitative) if the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) was taken after September 1, 2011 using the 130-170 score scale. 


Please review the curriculum for the MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with the various concentrations in the current McNeese State University Catalog.



Additional Notes

  • Credits applied must be earned within 6 calendar years from the time the student first enrolled in the program.
  • No grade below ‘C’ and not more than 6 credit hours of ‘C’ work can be applied toward the degree.
  • Only transfer credits with a grade of ‘B’ or better may be applied toward the degree.


Completing an Application for Degree

All candidates are required to complete an Application for Degree during the first two weeks of the semester in which graduation is expected. The Application for Degree should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Education Programs by the due date posted in the current academic catalog.

Advisor for the Master of Education in Curriculum in Instruction


Dr. Debbie King
(v) 337.475.5423
Farrar Hall 240
dmking@mcneese.edu