FGCU's fully accredited M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction program is designed for working professionals, providing evening, online and hybrid courses to work around your schedule. The reading and elementary education concentrations are also offered in an accelerated online 7-week format. English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and reading endorsements can be earned through the ESOL and reading concentrations while earning a master's degree.
For teachers who want to move into a leadership or administrative role in K-12 schools or school districts, FGCU's M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) is a degree that can make all the difference in your career. Our reputation in Southwest Florida is exceptional, having forged deep ties within our community. This has earned us a 90%-plus graduate employment rate among C&I graduates - one of the highest in the state.
We are also one of the most affordable master's programs in Florida, delivering unmatched value for teachers seeking to move into roles such as:
- Director of curriculum & instruction
- Curriculum specialist
- Reading specialist
- ESOL program specialist
- Staff development specialist at agencies for adults with disabilities
Program concentrations correspond with a specific subject, specific career ambition, or specific age group.
Students who are interested in completing this endorsement can do so while completing their Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction and choosing a concentration in reading. Students can also complete this endorsement separate from the degree program as a non-degree seeking student.
Students who are interested in completing this endorsement can do so while completing their Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction and choosing a concentration in ESOL. Students can also complete this endorsement separate from the degree program as a non-degree seeking student.
- Elementary Education Concentration
- English Education Concentration
- Mathematics Education Concentration
- Reading Education Concentration
- Science Education Concentration
- Middle School Education Concentration
- Social Science Education Concentration
- Special Education Concentration
- Gifted Education Concentration
- English Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement Concentration
Related Program: Teacher Immersion Program (T.I.P.) TIP is a state approved program that qualifies completers for a 5 year Professional Teaching Certificate for those students who already have Bachelor’s Degree in a field other than education.TEACHER IMMERSION PROGRAM
Please visit the Office of Graduate Studies or contact Graduate Studies at 239-590-7988 or firstname.lastname@example.org for an application for admission and additional information about the application process. Satisfaction of minimum University and program requirements does not guarantee admission to a graduate program. Applicants should check with the program for the most up to date admission requirements prior to commencing the application process.