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M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction

About the Degree- Your Options are Unlimited

Why pursue a master's degree?  When you increase your own skill base, you advance both your career and your ability to help others.  We offer a wide range of advanced degree programs that will enable you to become more effective in, and derive greater satisfaction from, your role as an educator, administrator or specialist.

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.

Earn a Degree and Credential in One Year

The new twelve month master's program offers an excellent opportunity to earn a single subject 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.

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. Information and Requirements

 Admission Information

Admission to this program is a holistic decision, and is based on the following:

  • A 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on the last 60 units of undergraduate study (out of a possible 4.0)
  • The Graduate School application form
  • An essay about your goals and reasons for applying for the program
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Official Transcripts

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact the s Enrollment Services Counselor.

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Gladys L. Benerd School of Education
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211

Phone: (209) 946-2677
Fax: (209) 946-3110