Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.S.
The Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction program at UWF is a 36 credit post-master’s degree inclusive of an applied research capstone project or a competency–based portfolio. The program is designed primarily for professionals who hold positions of leadership in education and training, social sciences, or the military. The purpose of the program is to develop curriculum-related content experts through advanced knowledge, contextualization, and requisite skills of individuals who work in a variety of leadership settings. The research component is practitioner-oriented with emphasis on the utilization of research findings for decision making and problem solving. Student backgrounds include, but are not limited to, public school personnel, community college and university personnel, social and health related personnel, and military personnel.
In addition to the University graduate admission requirements described in the Graduate Admissions section of the catalog, the department bases decisions for regular admission on a holistic review of credentials in which the criteria listed below are used to assess the potential success of each applicant.
• Submission of Graduate Application and Processing Fee
• Submission of official transcripts
*International students may have additional requirements.
• Submission of official test scores - GRE, MAT or GMAT
• Master's transcripts and GPA
• Submission of a letter of intent that describing the applicant's work experience and reasons for pursuing the degree program, including how the degree relates to career goals
• Current resume
• Overall fit with the program
Certain graduate programs have earlier application deadlines. Check with the department for specific deadlines.