The Supporting High Needs Populations track in the Curriculum and Instruction MEd program is designed to meet the advanced knowledge and skill needs of educators who work in urban settings.
The Supporting High Needs Populations track in the Master of Education (MEd) Curriculum and Instruction program requires 15 credit hours of core courses, including completion of a capstone research project. In addition, students take 18 credit hours of specialization courses.
Total Credit Hours Required: 33 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree
Required Courses: 33-36 Credit Hours
Core: 15 Credit Hours
*Must be taken in first semester of program.
**Prerequisites for the Capstone.
Students complete a Capstone Research Project at the end of the program. Students must complete an Intent to Graduate form the semester prior to enrolling in ED 6635. EDF 6635 is offered in spring semester only.
Specialization: 18 Credit Hours
Students take the following courses:
Choose four of the following elective courses with adviser approval:
The MEd requires a course-based action research study and completion of a capstone experience.
For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions section of the Graduate Catalog. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.
In addition to the general UCF graduate application requirements , applicants to this program must provide:
One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
Evidence of eligibility for a professional teaching certificate in Florida in related area and/or sustained teaching experience within schools/colleges (approved by track coordinator).
Applicants applying to this program who have attended a college/university outside the United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA calculation. Credential evaluations are accepted from World Education Services (WES) or Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. only.
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|*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.
Graduate students may receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships, tuition support, or loans. For more information, see the College of Graduate Studies Funding website, which describes the types of financial assistance available at UCF and provides general guidance in planning your graduate finances. The Financial Information section of the Graduate Catalog is another key resource.
Fellowships are awarded based on academic merit to highly qualified students. They are paid to students through the Office of Student Financial Assistance, based on instructions provided by the College of Graduate Studies. Fellowships are given to support a student’s graduate study and do not have a work obligation. For more information, see UCF Graduate Fellowships, which includes descriptions of university fellowships and what you should do to be considered for a fellowship.