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Master of Arts in Education Curriculum & Instruction

The Masters of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction degree is designed to improve instructional skills and reflection in practicing educators.  It does not lead to initial certification nor does it require certification for admission.  Graduates of the program will be able to adapt research based techniques to meet the requirements of their instructional situations and be able to assess and reflect on the efficacy of their efforts. This degree requires completion of a minimum of 32 credits.  Students may select from three possible culminating activity options.

Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction

Course Number and TitleCredits
Practical Perspectives (REQUIRED):

ED-CIFS 536 Curriculum Planning and Implementation ……………………………… 3

ED-CIFS 537 Instructional Theory ………………………………………………………. 3
6
Foundational Perspectives:

ED-CIFS 502 Comparative Education ………………………………………………….. 3
ED-CIFS
505 Philosophy of Education ………………………………………………… 3
ED-CIFS 506
Issues in Education (REQUIRED) ………………………………………………………
4
7
Research Perspectives:

ED-CIFS 503 Fundamentals of Educational Research (REQUIRED)
………………. 3
ED-CIFS 510 Introductory Statistics in Educational
Research ……………………… 3
Action Research Course
6
Cognate:

Complete 12 credits in a well-aligned cognate to meet your needs, constructed
through consultation with your advisor.
12
Culminating
Activity (REQUIRED):

Capstone Course:
ED-CIFS 692 Assessment
[Capstone Course] ……………………………………….. 1
1
TOTAL CREDITS
32

Up to eleven (11) credits of graduate course work may be transferred from accredited institutions.  All courses and culminating activity must be completed within seven (7) years of admission to the program.

Students may apply to the Graduate College on-line at  http://graduatecollege.boisestate.edu/howtoapply/.  Admission to the Graduate College on Regular  status requires a 3.0 GPA for undergraduate and post-graduate work, although provisional admission for students not meeting that standard is possible.  GRE scores are not required.  There are a limited number of graduate assistantships available.

For additional information contact Dr. Phil Kelly (E215) at pkelly@boisestate.edu or 208-426-4977.