Why Pursue a Master's Degree in Curriculum Instruction
The Curriculum and Instruction Program features both breadth and quality, including Curriculum and Instruction Specialist, Curriculum Studies, Environmental Education, Mathematics Education, Middle School Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, and Teacher Leadership.
Students can choose from a variety of possibilities relating to teacher leadership in curriculum, curriculum development and administration, and specialties in curriculum focused on specific subject-matter areas. Additionally, this program boasts relevance to a variety of professional contexts from early childhood to middle school and secondary to higher education and other adult learning situations.
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Admission & Application Requirements
Applications are submitted through the UTSA Graduate Application. Please upload all required documents (listed below) on your UTSA Graduate Application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure completion and submission of the application, a nonrefundable application fee, and all required supporting documents are on file with UTSA by the appropriate application deadline.
|Curriculum and Instruction (MA)|
|Required Degree||Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States or have proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution.|
|Minimum GPA||3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) Departments may consider GPA of last 60 semester credit hours|
|Coursework||18 credit hours in an area related to this graduate degree and at least 12 hours must be at the upper-division level.|
|Transcripts*||Required from all institutions attended; international transcripts must be recorded/translated to English|
|Credential Evaluation||Required if you have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions. Submit an evaluation of your transcripts from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) directly from the graduate admission application platform|
|TOEFL/IELTS Score||550 TOEFL Paper / 79 TOEFL Internet / 6.5 IELTS scores for International applicants (exempt countries). Scores are currently waived for this program for the 2022-23 academic year.|
|*Unofficial transcripts will be taken into consideration for admissions; however, if admitted into the program, you must submit official transcripts to the University.|
Applicants are encouraged to have their admission file completed as early as possible. All applications, required documents and letters of recommendation, if applicable, must be submitted by 5:00 PM U.S. Central Time on the day of the deadline. Deadlines are subject to change.
|Curriculum and Instruction (MA)|
|Completed applications will be reviewed for admission on a rolling basis. Decisions generally will be made and sent to applicants within 4 to 6 weeks of receiving the application.|
|International||June 1||November 1||April 1|
|Domestic||August 1||December 1||May 1|
UTSA prepares you for future careers that are in demand. The possible careers below is data pulled by a third-party tool called Emsi, which pulls information from sources like the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, online job postings, other government databases and more to give you regional and national career outlook related to this academic program.
Courses are offered at night once a week for three hours (6 PM to 8:45 PM) Monday-Thursday in the fall or spring. Or during the day for two hours a day Monday through Friday in the four-week summer sessions. In addition, some courses are available at night, meeting Monday through Friday for three weeks in the May-mester.
This program is housed on the UTSA Main Campus.