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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, Elementary Curriculum and Instruction Concentration, M.S.

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Master of Science in Education

(30 UNITS)

Admission to Graduate Standing - Conditionally Classified

Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Please consult the Graduate Admissions  section in this catalog for complete information.

Elementary Curriculum and Instruction Concentration

The Concentration in Elementary Curriculum and Instruction helps career classroom teachers prepare for curriculum and instructional leadership in one or more of the following areas: elementary classroom teaching; technology in education; meeting the needs of diverse learners; early childhood education; math/science education; professional inquiry; and staff development in public and private schools. Students may follow the study plan for the concentration, or elect to specialize in one of six emphasis areas, below. Online option available.

Graduate Standing - Classified

A student who meets the admission requirements and the following requirements may be granted classified graduate standing:

  • Development of an approved study plan
  • Basic teaching credential or equivalent experience
  • Approved major (minimum of 24 units upper division or graduate)
  • Cumulative grade-point average of 3.0, or 3.0 GPA in the last 60 units

Credit will be given for previous postbaccalaureate studies when possible. Otherwise well-qualified students may be admitted with limited subject or grade deficiencies, but these deficiencies must be removed.

Coursework in Concentration (12 units)

Electives (6 units)

Chosen in consultation with and approved by the graduate adviser.

Additional Information

For further information, consult the graduate program adviser.

Total (30 units)

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