Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction [Educational Leadership]


Program Director: Dr. Suzette Gilbert
College of Education Building, 349
Box 69 
Program Director (Off-Campus): Dr. Marvin Peyton
College of Education Building, 319
Graduate Analyst: Glenda Vandygrift

The Womack Family Educational Leadership Department offers the Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) with majors in Administration and Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, and Professional Counseling.

The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction offers a concentration in English as a Second Language and a specialization for the professional education coursework for teacher licensure (secondary education licensure path).

The Curriculum and Instruction program is designed to foster the development of teaching skills that result in increased pupil performance. By analyzing curriculum choices and strategies, along with best teaching practices, those who complete this program will be better equipped to provide an environment in which students engage in relevant and meaningful learning activities.

Admission Requirements:

To be admitted to the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction [Educational Leadership] program, a student must submit the following to the College of Graduate Studies:

  • Online application and appropriate application fee
  • Official transcript of all colleges, universities (including business and technical schools). If the transcripts are issued from an international (non-US) institution, a course-by course analysis is required. Original non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to the evaluation service. (Click here for more information on non-US transcripts.)
  • Official Test Scores of the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) OR Graduate Record Examination (GRE) OR Principles of Learning and Teaching (PRAXIS II) OR a valid Tennessee teacher license.
  • Three Letters of Reference



Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466