The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture offers two degrees at the Master's level: the Master of Science (M.S.) in Curriculum and Instruction (thesis) and the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction (non-thesis). There are two delivery options for students seeking a Master of Education degree: on-campus or on-line.
The department offers the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction. This program is offered to those with an interest in the philosophical, theoretical and methodological constructs of both applied and basic quantitative and qualitative research. The acquisition of knowledge evolves from conceptualizing the procedures of educational inquiry as they relate to both the consumer and the practitioner. Specializations within this research-based program are designed to encompass the original independent research interests of the individual.
The program affords the opportunity for specialized study in the following areas (please click on one of the highlighted areas for more information):
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture offers a Secondary Graduate Certification program for individuals who have completed a bachelor's degree and desire initial certification at the secondary level (grades 8-12). The department also offers Master Reading Teacher certification and Reading Specialist certification.
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture accepts applications for the following semesters:
Ph.D- Fall semester
Ed.D.- Spring semester
M.Ed./M.S.- Fall and Spring semesters
Secondary Graduate Certification program (M.Ed.)- Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
There are several financing assistance options you may apply for at Texas A&M University. Graduate assistantships are available through the TLAC department. Students interested in applying for one of these positions may do so by submitting an application and resume to the Graduate Advising Office. Assistanships are competitive, so students are encouraged to apply early to be considered.
Fellowships are another type of financial assistance available to newly admitted doctoral students. For a list of fellowships available, please click here.
Graduate assistantships and fellowships are granted on a yearly basis for students who be starting in the Fall semester. Since nominations are due in early Spring semester, students wishing to be considered for these will need to have their admission's application materials completed and submitted to the Graduate Advising office by late January.
The Graduate Advising Office is located in 104 Heaton Hall. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We can be reached at (979)862-8032. (This is our front desk phone.)
Our mailing address is 4232 TAMU; College Station, TX 77843-4232.
Office fax number:(979)862-4352. Please make sure to include a cover sheet when faxing.
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