Graduate Degree Programs

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) offers a Master of Science (M.S.) (thesis), Master of Education (M.Ed.) (non-thesis) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction. TLAC also offers two online degree programs: an Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) and Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction. Students may complete a secondary certification, a master reading teacher certification and a reading specialist certification while completing their degree.

Degree Plans: Master of ScienceMaster of EducationDoctor of Philosophy

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The Culture and Curriculum program and TAMU offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in the areas of Multicultural Education, Foundations of Education, Curriculum Theory an Social Studies Education
Type of Degree: Master of Science, Master of Education, Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Traditional

Learn more about the Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Programs with an emphasis in Culture and Curriculum program.

The English as a Second Language program is an interdisciplinary program designed for individuals with professional interest in the teaching of and teacher education in English as a second or foreign language in a national or international context.
Type of Degree: Master of Science, Master of Education, Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Traditional

Learn more about the Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Programs with an emphasis in English as a Second Language program.

The Mathematics Education program represents an updated approach to preparing leaders for 21st century mathematics education.
Type of Degree: Master of Science, Master of Education, Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Traditional

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Current TLAC graduate students may complete a set list of courses to receive the Master Reading Teacher Certification
Type of Degree: Teacher Certification Program
Program Delivery: Traditional

Learn more about the Master Reading Teacher Certification program.

The Online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction was developed to meet the need for leaders in P–12 public and private education who are accomplished in providing direction in curriculum, instruction and instructional assessment.
Type of Degree: Doctor of Education
Program Delivery: Cohort-Model, Online

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Preparation of professional leaders competent in identifying and solving complex curriculum problems in STEM education. Emphasis is on developing thoughtful and reflective practitioners.
Type of Degree: Master of Education
Program Delivery: Online

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The Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) program with emphasis in Technology and Teacher Education targets practitioners and researchers with a specific interest in the scholarship related to technology and the various stages of teacher education.
Type of Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 64

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The online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction provides preparation for teaching and school leadership positions focusing on development, coordination and evaluation.
Type of Degree: Master of Education
Program Delivery: Online

Learn more about the Online M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction (Generalist) program.

The Reading and Language Arts program allows students to further their education and to delve deeper into learning about reading research and trends, developmental reading, and cultivating children learning.
Type of Degree: Master of Science, Master of Education, Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Hybrid/Non-Traditional, Online, Traditional

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The Research in Science Teaching and Learning Program Area is a master's and doctoral program designed for individuals desiring to pursue advanced degrees with an emphasis in science education.
Type of Degree: Master of Science, Master of Education, Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Traditional

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The Urban Education Program prepares educators for leadership positions through relevant courses, intensive research engagement and academic service opportunities.
Type of Degree: Master of Education, Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Online, Traditional

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The Graduate Certification Program offers the opportunity for college graduates to be certified to teach in Texas at the secondary level. Please note: The program starts in the Summer semester.
Type of Degree: Teacher Certification Program, Master of Education
Program Delivery: Cohort-Model, Hybrid/Non-Traditional

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The Reading Specialist Certification gives graduate students in TLAC the opportunity to be certified to teach in Texas.
Type of Degree: Teacher Certification Program
Program Delivery: Traditional

Learn more about the Reading Specialist Certification program.