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MA in Education - Curriculum + Instruction

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Ideally suited for prospective students who already possess a teaching credential or equivalent professional preparation, this program will help you develop expertise in planning, organizing, managing, evaluating an improving school programs through curriculum development, staff development and research.


CONCENTRATIONS
Students may elect to concentrate in one or more specific areas. In order to earn a concentration, students must fulfill the general requirements, as well as specific concentration requirements. A single course may be used to fulfill requirements in two or more concentrations. Benerd's Master of Arts in Education program includes a number of concentration options including:

GRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIRMENTS 
Pacific admits students for fall and spring semesters. Admission to the master's program is a holistic decision that takes into consideration all the factors of each applicant's background and experience. For more information about the application process, please contact Graduate Admissions.
MULTIPLE SUBJECT CREDENTIAL PROGRAM FOR POST-BACHELOR'S DEGREE STUDENTS 
The two-year Multiple Subject Program and degree will prepare you for teaching in elementary schools K-8. This option provides even greater flexibility, and graduates find that a masters degree provides them with many professional advantages. Click on the icon for more information about University of the Pacific's Multiple Subject Credential program.
INTERNING - CREDENTIALING + MASTER'S DEGREE IN 12 MONTHS
The new twelve-month master's program offers an excellent opportunity to earn a Single SubjectMultiple Subject or Educational Specialist credential and a degree. With the support of a cohort and placements in diverse schools with outstanding mentor teachers, you'll be ready to inspire and engage adolescent learners. The program begins in Mid-June and can be twelve months, if program and credential requirements are met during the program.
FINANCING YOUR EDUCATION 
We're committed to making your education affordable. In fact, nearly 75 percent of all pacific students receive some form of financial aid, with an average financial aid package of $22,000. We work hard to make sure that every student admitted to our program has access to the full array of loans, grants and scholarships.
COURSE LIST 
View a repository of courses and course descriptions offered at Benerd School of Education. This list of courses will help you to understand the topics and teachings our school focuses on. A detailed list of the master's level courses offered can also be found in the Pacific's Graduate Catalog.