Online Educational Specialist Program in Curriculum and Instruction

Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction - Online Advanced Degree Program - Ed.S.

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Offered by:
College of Education and Health Professions

Program at a Glance

  • 100 Percent Online  
    for students with areas of specialty in special education and educational technology; other areas require on-campus courses
  • 33 credit hours beyond masters
  • 63 Credit hours beyond baccalaureate
  • Completion time is about 2-3 years
  • A master’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.25
  • GRE required
  • Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

Estimated Cost

  • $420.19 Tuition
  • $2.77 Library fee
  • $10.48 Network & Data Systems fee
  • $30 Off-Campus fee
Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2017 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.
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Pursue an Advanced Degree

The Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction program is designed for people who have a master's degree in education who wish to pursue an advanced degree.

Online courses can be combined with face-to-face classes on campus, allowing students the opportunity to pursue educational goals at a time and place that fits their schedules. If one prefers on-campus coursework, courses are offered during the day and evenings in the summer and in the evenings during the fall and spring semesters.

Scholarship / Grant

Application Deadlines

  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer: May 1
  • Fall: August 1

Zachary Palombo

"Any administrator will tell you that they really don't have time to go back to school and take on-campus classes. I have three kids at home, too. The online Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction program lets me pursue my career goals without putting a hindrance on my family."

Zachary Palombo
Cape May County, NJ

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