Curriculum and Teaching - 2020-21 Graduate Catalog
Director: Dr. Mark Seals, School of Teaching and Learning
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Larry Graser
Address: 529 Education Building
Program Web Page: https://www.bgsu.edu/education-and-human-development/school-of-teaching-and-learning/master-of-education-in-curriculum-teaching.html
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Teaching
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Master's degree, students in the Curriculum and Teaching program are expected to be able to:
- Assess and support multiple perspectives regarding issues and trends in curriculum and instruction.
- Compile related research and adapt best practices in the classroom.
- Perform teaching that integrates theory with practice in the classroom.
- Adapt and initiate current technology in the classroom.
Prerequisites to Graduate Work
Prerequisites for the M.Ed. programs include a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
Applicants seeking admission to the graduate programs in Curriculum and Teaching should follow the instructions outlined in the Graduate Admission webpage. All application materials should be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office.
The Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching is designed to provide teachers possessing a bachelor’s degree and licensure (certification) with the opportunity to enhance their understanding of curriculum theory, design and development, and their skill as effective classroom teachers.
Candidates must complete a minimum of 33 semester hours of graduate work approved by the graduate coordinator. The 33 hours include a required core of 21 hours and 12 hours of elective choices to meet the individual needs of students.
Candidates will pursue the M.Ed. degree under one of two plans:
Plan I: Candidates must prepare a thesis and complete an oral examination conducted by members of the thesis committee.
Plan II: Candidates must complete a written comprehensive research paper or classroom-based project before the completion of the course work for the degree.
Please access graduate courses online by clicking the “Browsing Course Catalog” button at http://www.bgsu.edu/registration-records/courses-and-classes/class-course-information.html. Graduate courses offered by the School of Teaching and Learning use the prefix EDTL.