Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum & Instruction

Focuses on language and culture and utilizes theory to inform educationally just practices and create confident and competent teachers.

Designed for classroom teachers and education professionals who want to enhance their teaching effectiveness and knowledge of curriculum development in a diverse California education environment.

Master of Arts in Education,  Curriculum and Instruction 

Designed to enhance your teaching effectiveness and knowledge of curriculum development, the Curriculum & Instruction program is completed in 15 to 24 months, depending on transferred credits. 

 

Program Overview

Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction is designed to enhance your teaching effectiveness and knowledge of curriculum development, the Curriculum and Instruction program is completed in 15 to 24 months, depending on transferred credits. 

Coursework

 

Program Structure

  • 36 credits (Program can be completed sooner with transfer credits)

  • Core graduate courses (12 credits)
    EDUC 602, EDUC 603, EDUC 604, EDUC 637

  • Emphasis courses (12 credits)
    • Language Culture 
      EDUC 645, EDUC 646, EDUC 647, EDUC 649

  • Elective and Transfer courses (12 credits)
    Selected in consultation with the advisor. These remaining 12 credits of the degree program may be met entirely or in part by transfer credit.

No courses that have been completed more than six years before the anticipated date of graduation shall be counted toward a graduate degree and cannot be transferred.

The credits can be satisfied in one of the following three ways:

1. Candidates who complete their teaching credential in the post-baccalaureate program at the University of Redlands may transfer in 12 credits from that program, not including student teaching.

2. Candidates who completed their teaching credentials elsewhere may transfer up to 6 credits. The Program Chair reviews the candidate's transcripts and catalog descriptions of courses to determine if the units can be applied to the master's degree. The remaining six units are taken as electives.

3. Candidates who cannot transfer any coursework or who wish to individualize a program of study must meet with an advisor to determine electives that satisfy program requirements.

The following pathway is a recommended:

Semester Course Number Course Title  Units
       
Fall EDUC 602   Pluralism in Education 3
Fall EDUC 604 Intro to Linguistics for Educators 3
       
Spring EDUC 603         Inquiry I - Intro to Quantitative Research 3
Spring EDUC 645

Intro to Linguistics for Educators

3
       
Summer A EDUC 647

 

 

Perspectives in Second Language Acquisition 

 

3
Summer A EDUC 646

Diversity & Inclusion 

3
       
Fall EDUC 649   Teaching English Learners 3
Fall EDUC 637 Master's Seminar 3
    Total 24