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Curriculum & Instruction

Western Illinois University

Graduate students enroll in Literacy Education, Elementary Curriculum & Early Childhood Education areas of specialization because they are 100% online!


College of Education & Human Services Department of Curriculum & Instruction
1 University Circle; Horrabin Hall, Room 40 (main)
Macomb, Illinois, 61455, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The Master of Science in Education in Curriculum and Instruction combines the rigor of an outstanding academic program, the personal attention of departmental faculty, and the convenience of online coursework. Graduates of the program enhance their professional expertise and are poised to assume leadership roles within their schools and districts.


Academic Fields

Curriculum and Instruction.
Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.

Degrees

Master's Degree, MSED, Master of Science in Education (C&I)


Formats

Full Time, Online or Distance, Evening or Weekend, On-Campus

Keywords

Masters of Science in Education in C&I: Literacy, Early Childhood Education & Elementary Curriculum programs all online; areas of specialization in Social Studies, Science & Mathematics

Contacts

Dr. Sebastian Szyjka

Dr. Sebastian Szyjka
Associate Professor of Science Education & Coordinator, C&I Graduate Program
sp-szyjka@wiu.edu
sp-szyjka@wiu.edu

Gretchen Sullivan

Gretchen Sullivan
Assistant Director, WIU School of Graduate Studies
gl-sullivan@wiu.edu
gl-sullivan@wiu.edu
309-298-1806

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Graduates of the program enhance their professional expertise in their respective areas, often time seeking positions as consultants, learning strategists, district coordinators, or instructors at the community college level. Other graduates pursue advanced preparation in literacy instruction, assessment, leadership, diagnosis and assessment, or become reading specialist teachers. 1. Admission to the School of Graduate Studies.
2. Cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or 3.0 the last two years.
3. Graduate Record Examination is not required.
4. Acceptance by the Department Graduate Committee.
5. All persons applying for entry into the graduate program must have earned a degree in education or a related field.
6. This program is designed for certified teachers and does not lead to teacher certification, licensure or any endorsement.


Academic Backgrounds

Curriculum and Instruction.
Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
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Target GPA

B+ = 3.0-3.2

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