Master of Science - Curriculum and Instruction

The Master of Science (M.S. Ed) Curriculum and Instruction in the Content Area program of study is designed for potential candidates who have completed a baccalaureate degree in a teaching field.  It is intended to be a professionalizing model for practicing teachers wishing to advance their careers, as well as, those aspiring to teach at the college level.  This program does not lead to licensure.

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a  grade point average of 2.75 or better (based on a 4.0 grading system)
  2. Two (2) character references from persons able to attest to the applicant’s suitability as a prospective graduate student
  3. Documentation/description of a record of a minimum of two (2) years successful teaching in licensure area.
  4. Copy of valid teaching license (If applicable)
  5. Writing Sample reflecting personal goals with the objectives of the M. S. Ed program as reflected in the OCU Mission Statement
  6. Current resume reflecting work experience, educational background, professional experience, professional activities, community service and other relevant information relating to the applicant’s leadership background
  7. Official transcript(s) from all undergraduate and graduate institutions of study
  8. Completed application and application fee

Program of Study: M.S. – Curriculum & Instruction

33 Hours

Summer I                               Fall I (Saturdays)                  Spring I (Saturdays)

Week 1           Week 2          AM 8-12      PM 1-5                 AM 8-12          PM 1-5

EDUC 560     CI 615             CI 677         EDUC 676            EDUC 695      EDUC 630

(8-12)             (8-12)

EDUC 610*   EDUC 685

(1-5)              (1-5)


Summer II

Week 1          Week 2 

CI 680*           CI 635

(8-12)             (8-12)

EDUC 631*


*  Key Assessment Course     


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