The Department of Teaching and Learning offers graduate degrees in education at the master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels. All Teaching and Learning graduate programs are aimed at providing the professional experiences required by teachers, field supervisors, curriculum specialists, adult educators, and future professors of education who are dedicated to school improvement.
The Ph.D. - Curriculum & Instruction is intended for professional educators who desire to extend and advance knowledge in the theory and practice of education as university professors and researchers. The completion of this degree will enable individuals to become skilled researchers and mentors of university students, as well as leaders in school districts and community agencies.
The Ed.D. - Curriculum & Instruction is intended for professional educators who desire to extend and advance their studies in the theory and practice of education. The completion of this degree will enable individuals to become members of university and college faculties but is particularly suited for individuals in leadership roles within school districts and community agencies.
The Ph.D. - Teacher Education is designed for professional educators who have an interest in becoming practitioner-oriented scholars in teacher education and who are interested in teacher education as a content area for research. Completing this degree will enable individuals to answer the national call for teacher educators and researchers in this field. The program is one of only a few in the nation devoted to teacher education.
The Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) is a graduate program in the Department of Teaching and Learning leading to an elementary or secondary teaching license and a master of education (M.Ed.) degree. The ARL program is designed for individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education and aspire to become elementary or secondary teachers.
The Educational Specialist - Curriculum & Instruction (Ed.S.) degree program is designed for advanced graduate work beyond the master’s degree. The completion of this degree will enable educators to pursue careers as curriculum developers, staff development specialists, school district administrators, and educational consultants.
P.G. Schrader, Ph.D., Chair
Kenneth Varner, Ph.D., Coordinator of Doctoral and Educational Specialist Programs
Peter Wiens, Ph.D, Coordinator of Master, Certificates, and ARL Programs
Teaching and Learning Faculty
Teaching and Learning Courses
Conditional Licensure Certificate For Elementary Teaching
Conditional Licensure Certificate For Secondary Teaching
Graduate Certificate in Career and Technical Education
Graduate Certificate In Global Teaching
Graduate Certificate In Global Teaching Research
Graduate Certificate in K-8 Integrated STEM Education
Graduate Certificate in Leadership for Teachers and Professionals
Graduate Certificate in Multicultural Education
Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Training
Graduate Certificate in Social Justice Studies
Education Specialist - Curriculum & Instruction
Master of Education - Curriculum & Instruction
Master of Science - Curriculum & Instruction
Doctor of Philosophy - Curriculum & Instruction
Doctor of Philosophy - Teacher Education
Doctor of Education - Curriculum & Instruction