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Enriching Your Career in Education

If you are seeking a graduate degree as part of your career in education, the Department of Teacher Education at MSU offers various programs and courses to meet this very need. Both the Masters in Teaching and Curriculum and the Masters in Literacy and Language Instruction, allow those seeking a graduate degree a program that will challenge them intellectually and enhance their teaching practice or career in education. If you are interested in joining one of the masters programs in the TE department, please visit the program website for the application and admissions process. We look forward to helping you enrich your career in education.

Master of Arts in Teaching and Curriculum

The master’s program in teaching and curriculum is designed principally for persons who wish to acquire advanced professional knowledge related to teaching and curriculum diverse learners in K–12 schools. The program is offered exclusively in an online format. This master’s program in consists of (1) designated areas of integrated, practice–centered inquiry in professional, disciplinary, and foundational studies and (2) sustained, simultaneous inquiry in both University and public–school settings. The program is designed for certified teachers and other educators who wish to continue their professional studies in teaching and curriculum. Applications for admission to the master's program are reviewed by faculty who look for evidence of appropriate preparation for advanced disciplinary and professional study at the master's level and the likelihood of academic success, as indicated by an applicant's prior educational record, work experience, statement of professional goals, letters of recommendation, and an assigned professional essay. For more information on admissions and applying see our website.