Nov 28, 2021  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Educational Administration - Curriculum Director (M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D.)


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Master of Arts


Master of Arts, Curriculum Director, Plan A (thesis): Total 37 credit hours


  • Curriculum core 18 credit hours
  • EDAD elective courses 0-6 credit hours
  • Thesis/Internship 4-7 credit hours
  • Required supporting courses 12-15 credit hours

Master of Arts, Curriculum Director, Plan B (non–thesis): Total 33 credit hours


  • Curriculum core 18 credit hours
  • EDAD elective courses 0-6 credit hours
  • Internship 3 credit hours
  • Required supporting courses 12 credit hours

Required Internship/Thesis Credits (M.A.): 3 to 7 credits


Specialist in Education, Curriculum Director


The Specialist degree program for curriculum directors has been developed to meet specific needs and backgrounds of students. Based on this premise individual programs are developed through the cooperative efforts of the student, the faculty advisor, and the advisory committee. The emphasis in the development of individual programs is to provide a general background in educational administration, specific preparation which may be unique to the field of curriculum direction, and the development of supportive area fields which will enhance the student’s ability to meet his/her educational needs and professional goals.

No one may be admitted to the Director of Curriculum program unless he/she holds a teacher’s certificate (not a temporary permit) based on a Bachelor’s degree and has had at least four years of successful teaching experience.

Specialist in Education, Curriculum Director, Plan A (thesis): Total 60 credit hours


  • Curriculum core 18 credit hours
  • Curriculum Specialist core 3–6 credit hours
  • EDAD elective courses 3-12 credit hours
  • Thesis 4 credit hours
  • Required supporting courses 15 credit hours
  • Supporting electives/outside courses 20–23 credit hours

Specialist in Education, Curriculum Director, Plan B (non–thesis): Total 60 credit hours


  • Curriculum core 18 credit hours
  • EDAD elective courses 3-12 credit hours
  • Required supporting courses 15 credit hours
  • Supporting area electives 12-21 credit hours
  • Internship 3 hours required

Thesis (Plan A only)


Non-thesis (Plan B only)


Supporting area electives 12-21 credit hours


Select from School of Education graduate courses. Please consult your advisor for appropriate courses.

Doctor of Education, Curriculum Director


Doctor of Education, Curriculum Director: Total 90 credit hours


  • Curriculum core 18 credit hours
  • Curriculum Doctoral core 12-15 credit hours (includes required Internship 3 credit hours)
  • Dissertation 15 credit hours
  • EDAD elective courses 0-12 credit hours
  • Required supporting courses 18 credit hours
  • Supporting electives/outside courses 12-21credit hour

Dissertation: 15 credit hours


Supporting area electives 12-21 credit hours


Select from School of Education graduate courses. Please consult your advisor for appropriate courses.

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