Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
Department of Teaching and Learning
Office of Graduate Studies and the College of Education
Overview of the program
The Graduate Program in Education is a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, English as a Second Language (ESL), Gifted Education (Elementary or Secondary), Reading (Elementary or Secondary). Students are required to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to have a positive impact on student achievement.
- Elementary Education
- Secondary Education
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- Reading (Elementary or Secondary)
Strengths of the program
- The Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).
- Course objectives and learner outcomes are aligned with the Louisiana Components of Effective Teaching, The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Learned Societies, and Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium.
- The Faculty consists of highly qualified and caring individuals who are dedicated toproducing the highest quality teachers.
Preparing for a job in the program
Requisite skills for Curriculum and Instruction majors:
- Strong critical and analytical skills
- Strong communication and collaboration skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong behavior management skills
Careers in the program
General education teacher, reading specialist, or curriculum supervisor
Starting Salaries after completing the program (estimates only)
$38,000 - $48,000
Campus organizations and activities affiliated with the program
- Kappa Delta Pi
- Phi Delta Kappa
Related fields that might interest you
- Social work
- Educational psychology
- Educational technology
- Administrative supervision
How do I know this is the degree for me?
Common Strengths and interests of students in the program
Qualities necessary to be successful in this field include: patience, perseverance, empathy, flexibility, consistency, and interest in teaching.
Necessary skills include: organizational skills, self management skills, communication skills, and social skills.
College of Education
SLU Box 10749
Hammond, LA 70402
On Campus: Cate Teacher Education Center, Suite 2004