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Curriculum and Instruction (MS)

Which Specialization is Right for Me?

Curriculum and Instruction (MS) Which Specialization is Right for Me? Take the first step! Choose the specialization that's right for you.

Early and Middle Childhood Education Specialization

Location:

  • Miami Shores Campus
  • Nassau, Bahamas
  • Freeport, Bahamas

Prerequisites:

  • Bachelor's Degree in early childhood, elementary education, or related field
  • Teaching certification is recommended but not required

Curriculum:

  • All courses taken within the Adrian Dominican School of Education
  • Content courses within math, social studies, science, and reading.
  • Pedagogical courses taken simultaneously

Background Experience:

  • Current educators teaching in early childhood, primary, elementary or a middle school setting
  • Individuals currently working, or planning to work with younger children
  • Substitute teachers, career changers, retired military personnel, school paraprofessionals

Career Options:

  • Teach at College or Higher Education undergraduate level
  • Teach at the Preschool - 8th grade level
  • Curriculum Specialist in early/middle childhood
  • Curriculum Developer for PK-8th Grade class settings
  • Textbook writer/editor for PK-8th grade subject areas
  • Those interested in teaching at the college level.

 

English Education Specialization

Location

  • Miami Shores Campus

Prerequisites

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Literature or Writing or equivalent
  • Teaching certification is recommended but not required
  • Coursework prerequisites

Curriculum

  • Courses are split between the Adrian Dominican School of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Four content courses are taken within the College of Arts and Sciences with a focus on English related courses
  • Pedagogical courses are taken simultaneously within the School of Education

Background Experience

  • Current English, Literature or Writing educators teaching in the middle or high school setting
  • Substitute teachers, career changers, retired military personnel, school paraprofessionals, with a background in the area of English, Literature or Writing

Career Options

  • Teach at College or Higher Education undergraduate level in subject area
  • Middle School /High School Teacher in subject area
  • Curriculum Specialist in subject area
  • Department Chair
  • Textbook writer/editor in English subject area
  • Those interested in teaching at the college level.

 

Social Sciences Education Specialization

Location

  • Miami Shores Campus

Prerequisites

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the social science disciplines, history, political science, and sociology
  • Teaching certification is recommended but not required
  • Coursework prerequisites

Curriculum

  • Courses are split between the Adrian Dominican School of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Four content courses are taken within the College of Arts and Sciences with a focus on social sciences related courses
  • Pedagogical courses are taken simultaneously within the School of Education

Background Experience

  • Current Social Science educators teaching in the middle or high school setting
  • Substitute teachers, career changers, retired military personnel, school paraprofessionals, and others with bachelor's degrees in the area of social science

Career Options

  • Teach at College or Higher Education undergraduate level in subject area
  • Middle School / High School Teacher in subject area
  • Curriculum Specialist in subject area
  • Department Chair
  • Textbook writer/editor in Social Sciences subject area
  • Those interested in teaching at the college level.

 

Mathematics Education Specialization

Location

  • Miami Shores Campus
  • Nassau, Bahamas

Prerequisites

  • Bachelor's Degree in education, or related field
  • Teaching certification is recommended but not required

Curriculum

  • All courses taken within the Adrian Dominican School of Education
  • Five Content courses focused on Mathematics taught by ADSOE faculty with Mathematics credentials
  • Pedagogical courses taken simultaneously

Background Experience

  • Current educators teaching in P-12 school setting wanting to learn more about Mathematics Education
  • Substitute teachers, career changers, retired military personnel, school paraprofessionals, and others with bachelor's degrees wanting to focus their graduate degree on Mathematics Education

Career Options

  • Teach at College or Higher Education undergraduate level
  • Middle School / High School Teacher in subject area
  • Curriculum Specialist in subject area
  • Department Chair
  • Textbook writer/editor in Mathematics Education subject area
  • Those interested in teaching at the college level.

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