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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Curriculum and Instruction, MEd - with Specializations

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College of Education  > Department of Curriculum and Instruction  > Curriculum and Instruction, MEd - with Specializations

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers am M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction in the following specilizations:

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction prepares teachers and other educators to meet the special demands of educational, health, cultural, and other human service settings. The UH Teacher Education Program at the University of Houston has received the Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award from the Association of Teacher Educators - the only competitive award for excellence in teacher education in the United States.

Admission Requirements

The College of Education takes into consideration a number of criteria when determining admission, including

  • prior college or university performance,
  • letters of recommendation,
  • standardized test scores and
  • statement of intent.

All applicants must abide by the minimum qualifications for admissions to a masters or doctoral program.

All graduate applicants (regardless of citizenship status) must demonstrate proficiency in English to obtain admission to the University.

An applicant is responsible for ensuring that all required materials for the evaluation of admissions are received by the College before the program’s deadline. If the application is not complete by the program’s deadline, it will not be evaluated for the admissions.  Full details of the online application process can be found at www.uh.edu/graduate-school/admissions/how-to-apply.

Applicant checklist:

  1. Complete online graduate application including statement of interest, resume/c.v., letters of recommendation, and application fee payment.
  2. Official transcripts from all previous college/university work sent to the UH Graduate School.
  3. Official reporting of GRE scores taken in the last five years
  4. International students have additional documentation requirements which can be found at www.uh.edu/graduate-school/admissions/international-students/

Grade Point Average Requirements

  • Admission requirements for the College of Education require a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.6 for undergraduate coursework or over the last 60 credit hours of coursework.
  • The College requires a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for graduate coursework.
  • The College’s admission committees evaluate all credentials submitted by applicants to determine a student’s ability and potential to succeed in graduate study.
  • In addition, the committee is interested in the applicant’s potential to contribute to his/her program of study and the University community as a whole.

Degree Requirements

The Master of Education degree requires

  • Completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours
    • In the areas of Mathematics Education and Social Education/Social Studies, there is also a 36-credit hour option.
    • All students, regardless of specialization, must complete the Curriculum and Instruction Core.
    • For the remaining requirements, please visit the pages for each specialization (liist and links above)
  • Successful capstone project.

Curriculum and Instruction Core

6.0 Credit Hours

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