Who is this program for?
An Advanced Degree is for anyone interested in furthering their knowledge about K-12 education.
The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for current teachers, or anyone interested in researching, developing, and implementing curriculum changes to support student achievement in K—12 Education. This program allows students to focus on curriculum methodology, pedagogy, and theoretical applications and how to apply these to the classroom. The degree program requires 36 hours of graduate coursework.
The program allows students to also seek initial teacher certification – for more information on that program please go to the teacher certification webpage.
Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate semester hours of work prior to receiving the bachelor’s degree or an overall 2.8 GPA on all undergraduate work. Applicants with a completed master's degree must have at least a 3.4 GPA on the graduate coursework.
How can this degree advance my career?
Beyond providing an opportunity for lifelong learning, the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction can support certified teachers in advancing their career into roles such as district-level curriculum developer, mentor teacher, teacher leader, content specialist, and dual-credit/community college instructor.
Apply to the Graduate School at UNT Dallas.
- Complete an Apply Texas for Graduate Programs with a $50.00 non-refundable application fee
- Complete the General Application Form
- You will receive a link for two letters of recommendation, to write three essays, and to send your official transcripts
- Send your official transcripts verifying you meet the GPA requirements above to:
- UNT Dallas Graduate Admissions Office
- 7300 University Hills Blvd
- Dallas, Texas 74241