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Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction

Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction

University of Kansas

KU- Main campus, Lawrence, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    387
Programs in Curriculum and Instruction prepare students to complete advanced degrees by addressing critical issues in learning, teaching, and curriculum, from local to global levels. The Master of Arts candidate completes graduate courses both in education and in a content field (i.e., history, English, mathematics). This provides the candidates an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge in education as well as a content specific area. There are three options for completing the Master of Arts degree: thesis, project, and examination. The thesis and project options each require a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours, culminating in successful defense of a thesis or project. The examination option requires a minimum of 36 graduate credit hours, culminating in successful completion of a comprehensive examination. Students who select the thesis or project options must complete at least 20 of the credit hours in regular course work, as contrasted with independent study and similar enrollments. Students who select the examination option must complete at least 26 credit hours in regular course work, as contrasted with independent study and similar enrollments. The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Curriculum and Instruction is available for individuals who hold the bachelor’s degree and seek to advance their knowledge and skills in their professional areas or areas of interest. A candidate for the Masters of Arts degree completes graduate courses both in education and in a content field (i.e., history, English, mathematics). This provides the candidates an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge in education as well as a content specific area. There are three options for completing the M.A. degree: thesis, project and examination. The thesis and project options each require a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours culminating in successful defense of a thesis or project. The examination option requires a minimum of 36 graduate credit hours culminating in successful completion of a comprehensive examination.