Education Specialist - Curriculum and Instruction


The Ed.S. degree program is designed for individuals who possess the ability and desire to pursue advanced graduate work beyond the master’s level.


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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of research in the area of emphasis.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate practice in the area of emphasis.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of consilience related to the area of emphasis with a previous area of study.

Career Possibilities

  • Educational consultant.
  • Curriculum developer.
  • School district administrator.


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Education Specialist - Curriculum and Instruction


Graduate Coordinator

Kenneth J. Varner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

CEB - 338

Department of Teaching and Learning

The Department of Teaching & Learning holds as its central mission educational research and the preparation of educators at all levels. The department ensures that its professional education programs are based on essential knowledge, established and current research findings, and sound professional practice.


College of Education

The College of Education creates an intellectual environment that promotes quality instruction, significant research, and professional service.

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