The program prepares teachers who can respond creatively to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds in the process of promoting their learning. The goals of the program enable pre-service teachers to demonstrate research-based pedagogical approaches, to expand their content knowledge in order to help students meet the challenges of the 21st century, to use educational technologies thoughtfully, to value democratic public education, and to appreciate the key role of critical thinking in all aspects of schooling. Faculty view the professional work of program graduates as part of their efforts in supporting reform initiatives in local public schools.
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
The Masters of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction provides advanced graduate studies for practicing teachers in pedagogy and curriculum, with an emphasis on teacher inquiry. The program offers specializations for teachers from preschool through secondary education to further their professional practice through reflective teaching, inquiry, and research-based graduate courses.Concentrations Offered:
Graduate Certificate in Reading and Advanced Literacy
Graduate Certificate in Reading and Literacy for K-12 for Reading Endorsement
Graduate Certificate in Secondary Teacher Thinking and Decision Making
Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership and Mentoring
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Secondary Instruction
Graduate Certificate in Teacher Inquiry
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education ONLINE
Graduate Certificate in TESOL ONLINE
Graduate Certificate in TESOL-Educational Technology ONLINE
Graduate Certificate in Elementary STEM Education (iSTEMpro)
Whole Child Graduate Certificate
The aim of the Doctor of Education (EdD) degree in Curriculum and Instruction is to prepare scholarly practitioners to be innovative leaders who can transform teaching and learning in their schools, districts and other educational institutions.
Have questions about any of our Curriculum and Instruction programs? Email us at CandI@unf.edu