Graduate Studies

Master of Education: Curriculum and Instruction Teacher Licensure

 

Program Structure

Licensure requires additional undergraduate coursework in content area and general education to meet Montana Professional Educator Preparation Program Standards (PEPPS).

 

This program structure is an example of the courses you would likely take in this program. For a copy of the official plan of study click HERE for elementary or HERE for secondary.

Secondary Plan of Study

 

Courses Credits
I. Advanced Professional Core (9 credits)
EDCI 610 Curriculum Theory: Analysis and Practice 3
EDCI 697 Critical Issues in Education 3
EDF 501 Research Design and Interpretation 3
 
II. Licensure Professional Core (21 credits)
EDCI 510 Curriculum Development 2
EDCI 519 Graduate Practicum 2
EDCI 572 Introduction to Educational Technology 3
EDCI 584 Student Teaching (K-12)
OR EDCI 586 Student Teaching Secondary
6
EDF 515 Social, Philosophical, and Legal Issues in Education 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
SPED 540 Education of Exceptional Learners 3
 
III. Secondary and K-12 Specialization (7-10 credits)
Content Area Methods 2
Content Area Methods 2
HHP 412 Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Awareness 1
RD 520 Content Area Reading and Writing 3
EDU 315 Indian Education for All 2
Total minimum credits required for degree 39-42

 

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If you are a graduate student receiving financial aid, you must be enrolled in at least 6 graduate level credits that apply to your program.

Elementary Plan of Study

 

Courses Credits
I. Advanced Professional Core (9 credits)
EDCI 610 Curriculum Theory: Analysis and Practice 3
EDCI 697 Critical Issues in Education 3
EDF 501 Research Design and Interpretation 3
 
II. Licensure Professional Core (21 credits)
EDCI 510 Curriculum Development 2
EDCI 519 Graduate Practicum 2
EDCI 572 Introduction to Educational Technology 3
EDCI 585 Student Teaching (Elementary)
OR EDCI 586 Student Teaching Secondary
6
EDF 515 Social, Philosophical, and Legal Issues in Education 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
SPED 540 Education of Exceptional Learners 3
 
III. Elementary Specialization (17 credits)
EDCI 511 Instructional Strategies in Language Arts & Children’s Literature 2
EDCI 512 Instructional Strategies in Social Studies 2
EDCI 513 Instructional Strategies in Mathematics 2
EDCI 514 Instructional Strategies in Science 2
EDCI 517 Integrating Arts into the Curriculum 4
HHP 412 Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Awareness 1
HHP 518 Health Enhancement Methods & Materials K-8 2
RD 510 Instructional Practices in Literacy Education 2
Total minimum credits required for degree 47

 

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