Curriculum and Instruction

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The Department of Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle Level Education seeks to advance scholarly preparation by providing quality teaching and promoting excellence in research/creative activity in order for graduate students to exemplify best teaching practices for children from birth through age fourteen.

Graduate Certificates

Reading Instruction (online), English as a Second Language Instruction


Candidates will choose from the following Areas of Emphasis: ESLK Instruction; or Reading.

Hours Required


Course Catalog Listing

Research Opportunities

Action Research, Thesis

Graduate Assistant Opportunities

Opportunities are available for graduate assistantships.


Scholarship Listing

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Faculty Listing

Curriculum and Instruction, Buzzard Hall 2213
Contact Name: Dr. John Bickford, Graduate Coordinator
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Coordinator Profile:
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