4+1 Master of Education in Transformational Curriculum and Instruction
Start now! Earn your Master of Education in Curriculum and InstructionAt the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern Education students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the MEd program.
This program is designed for individuals interested in earning a curriculum and instruction degree that advances classroom teaching skills through research-based strategies and techniques. This degree is focused on transformational teaching methods including active, student-centered, collaborative, experiential, and problem-based learning.
Admitted undergraduate students will be allowed to complete a maximum of 6 credit hours of graduate work. These credits will count toward their undergraduate and MEd degree requirements.
This opportunity will allow candidates to begin coursework during their last semester as an undergraduate and save time earning this prestigious degree.
Advance your career
Teachers earning a master’s degree in education from a regionally accredited institution may be eligible for additional annual compensation. Florida Southern encourages interested applicants to work with their local school districts to determine eligibility and the level of pay increase.
Connect with your students through pedagogical approaches
Study current pedagogical approaches to bring to the classroom and to build connections with students and have a positive impact on P-12 student learning.
Become a teacher leader by modeling the current best practices of teaching in your classroom and collaborate with colleagues to influence a positive impact on school-wide student learning.
Courses are 100% online and provide flexible and convenient scheduling that meets your needs through online and clinical learning.
At Florida Southern College, you can earn a highly regarded MED degree at one of the top graduate teaching programs in the U.S. — at an affordable cost.
School districts recognize the time and effort teachers spend in graduate school, and want these individuals to stay in the district to help direct future growth of a school. Master’s degree holders are the best chance schools have to enact positive curriculum-wide changes and improve student outcomes. As an added benefit of earning a master’s degree, you gain a bigger voice in the national conversation on education. As educators further develop their understanding of teaching techniques, classroom management strategies, and professional resources, they become more valuable members of the educational community.
- Must have 93+ undergraduate credit hours completed at the start of the program.
- Students are encouraged to apply for admission during their junior year.
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- MED in Transformational Curriculum and Instruction Director Approval
100% of the courses are offered online
Foundation Courses - 6 hours
|Course Number||Course Name|
|EDU 6910||Transformational Teaching and Learning (4 hours)|
|EDU 6920||Transformational Learning Environments (2 hours)|
Required Courses - 24 hours
|EDU 6930||Transformational Teaching and Learning through Research|
|EDU 6940||Transformational Approaches to Curriculum and Instruction|
|EDU 6950||Transformational Teaching and Learning with Diverse Populations|
|EDU 6960||Assessing Transformational Teaching and Learning|
|EDU 6970||Transformational Instructional Leadership|
|EDU 6980||Advanced Research in Transformational Teaching and Learning|
MEd Program Total - 30 hours
All students will begin the program in the Foundation Courses, which ensure a strong foundation in education, before entering advanced MEd-level classes.
Admitted undergraduate education majors will be allowed to complete a maximum of six credit hours of graduate work. These credits will count toward their MEd degree requirements. Any MEd courses attempted in the fall or spring semesters before receiving the undergraduate degree will be charged at the traditional undergraduate full-time tuition rate. Graduate courses taken after the student receives their undergraduate degree will be billed at the current MEd per credit hour rate.
|Base Required Fees||Cost|
|Tuition Per Credit Hour||$475|
|Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled||$30 to $120|
$250 Non-Refundable Enrollment Deposit (Upon acceptance and applied toward your first semester tuition balance)