Catalog 2016-2017 > Graduate and Continuing Studies > Graduate and Continuing Studies Degree Programs > Graduate Study in the College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education > Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for professionals in K-12 settings who are seeking advanced study to enhance their teaching and leadership skills in the field of education. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in education or hold a professional or temporary teaching certificate. This program places emphasis on curriculum theory, pedagogy and innovation in education, advocacy, social dimensions of learning and research.
M.Ed. (C & I) Admission Requirements and Documents
The program welcomes applications from individuals who have strong academic records and who have experience and interest in education or related fields. To be accepted, applicants from outside The University of Tampa must meet the following requirements:
Entrance Requirements for M.Ed. applicants from outside The University of Tampa (applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria):
Graduate Admission (4+1 Option) for the M.Ed. Requirements and Documents
The 4+1 Option allows a University of Tampa undergraduate Education major to begin two courses (up to 8 credits) from the M.Ed. program in their last two semesters of undergraduate study. To qualify for this option, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Unlike external applicants, 4+1 applications:
Transfer Credit Policy
A maximum of 9 credit hours of graduate-level credit taken at other regionally accredited institutions will be evaluated for application toward the M.Ed. degree. Only credits earned with grades of “B” or better will be considered. Coursework completed more than seven years prior to admission will not be applied toward a master’s degree.
Total Credit Hours: 36