Curriculum and Instruction (MSEd)

Curriculum and Instruction
Master of Science in Education
All our nationally accredited (NCATE: National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education) teacher preparation programs address lesson planning, organizing for instruction, assessment and classroom management.

Candidates accepted into the MSED Curriculum and Instruction program must apply for Degree Candidacy after completing 12–18 credits of the program.


The Curriculum and Instruction Program meets the most current NYS professional certification requirements. These requirements include the completion of twelve credits of graduate content related coursework linking pedagogy to content.

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Admission requirements
Initial Teaching Certification
Program advisement meeting
GRE test scores
(if GPA Is lower than 2.7)
Purpose Statement
Indicate your purpose for applying to this master’s degree program. Identify any particular area of interest within the major field you are applying to, your plans for future occupation and/or profession and any additional information which may be of help in evaluating your preparation and your fitness for graduate study at SUNY Oswego.
Two letters of recommendation
Education Essay
Application deadline
October 1 for Spring admission
March 1 for Summer or Fall admission
Length of program
30 credit hours
Application Fee
$65 application fee
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Thurman Nassoiy graduated from the Curriculum & Instruction program in 2003, launching a dynamic career in the field of education.
Thurman Nassoiy grasped onto the concept of "teaching for social justice" as a graduate student at SUNY Oswego, now he applies the concept statewide throughout the education system in Texas as a major player in the field.