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Curriculum and Instruction

Program Summary

The master’s degree in curriculum and instruction is the ideal program for teachers who want to advance their curriculum leadership skills, knowledge of environmental education and secondary education. Students may customize their coursework focus to meet their professional needs and goals.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: M.S.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Curriculum Leadership
  • Environmental Education
  • Specialization in Secondary Education

Program Requires GRE or MAT: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Fall May 1 July 15
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

For More Information

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Gabel Hall 147
Program website
CIDepartment@niu.edu
815-753-8556

For Program Information
Corrine Wickens
cwickens@niu.edu
815-753-9032

For Application Information
Nick Slicer
nslicer@niu.edu
815-753-7948

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