Specialist of Education in Curriculum and Instruction:
Elementary Education

Program Director: Dr. Kathleen Burriss
College of Education Building, 343
Graduate Analyst: Glenda Vandygrift

The Department of Elementary and Special Education offers the Specialist in Education degree with a major in Curriculum and Instruction and a concentration in Elementary Education.

Admission Requirements:

To be admitted to the Specialist in Education in Curriculum and Instruction [Elementary Education] 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.
  • Official Test Scores of the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) OR Graduate Record Examination (GRE)



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