Curriculum and Teaching (M.S.E.)

30 credits

NYSED 80001/77596

The curriculum and teaching program provides a core of knowledge in professional studies and the opportunity to design, with an academic adviser, unique programs of study or specializations related to professional needs and interests. The program leads to a Master of Science degree in education but does not lead to New York State certification.

Students must meet the general requirements to study at the Graduate School of Education.

Program of Study

Course Title Credits
Professional Core
Curriculum Theory
CTGE 6195Theory and Practice in Curriculum and Teaching3
Cultural Diversity
Select one of the following:3
Sociopolitical Dimensions of Education
Race and Multicultural Education in American Society
Historical, Philosophical, and Multicultural Foundations of American Education
Individual Diversity
Select one of the following:3
Special Education Foundations: Past, Present, Future
Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners: Pre K-12
Beginning Reading and Writing in Inclusive Classrooms
Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum
Select one of the following:
PSGE 5203Introduction to Research3
or CTGE 6191 Critique of Research
or CTGE 6192 Research in the Teaching Process
Specialization Courses
Select six courses in consultation with a faculty adviser, which are appropriate to the student’s professional needs18
Comprehensive Assessment
CTGE 0701Master's Comprehensive Exam/Assessment0
Total Credits30