Curriculum & Instruction, Higher Education & Secondary Education

The MEd in curriculum and instruction, higher education and secondary concentration is for teachers who want to enhance their secondary-level teaching skills, gain accreditation for teaching dual-credit high school courses, or obtain the credentials for teaching at community colleges.

If this is you, then this is your program. Concentrate your degree in mathematics, science, English, history, or business, and get ready to take your career to the next level.

Before you get started, you’ll need

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • The prerequisites required by the education college’s admissions policy
  • Appropriate teaching or related experience
  • Access to a computer, webcam, and high-speed Internet as well as basic computer and word-processing skills

Degrees You Can Earn

MEd in Curriculum & Instruction, High & Secondary Education: In addition to required courses in curriculum and instruction, you’ll select up to 18 hours of courses outside of the education college, based on your degree concentration (mathematics, science, English, history, or business) and the advice of a program advisor.

Your degree will culminate in the Master Comprehensive Exam, which will cover the content of one education core course and the content of two courses within your major area.

See a breakdown of the degree plan and requirements .

Other Degree Options

If you aren’t sure higher education and secondary education is the concentration for you, check out other curriculum and instruction concentrations.

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Where Can This Degree Take You?

Well, where would you like to go? Teachers are wanted all over the state of Texas in public and private schools. With further specialization in your chosen content area, you could be an instructional coach, lead teacher in secondary public schools, teach dual-credit courses, or be an instructor at the community college level.

There’s a lot ahead of you. You can go anywhere and do anything—follow a path or forge a brand new one. It’s all up to you, and we’re here to help prepare you for whatever journey lies ahead.

Visit the Career Development Center to search for internships, apply for jobs, or get help putting together your resume.

Tuition Rates

The estimated cost of attending the University of Houston–Victoria varies with enrollment status and personal lifestyle. Browse our Tuition and Fees page to get an idea of how much it will cost to attend UHV.

Funding Options

To apply for FAFSA and similar external scholarships, visit Financial Aid.

Sound like your direction? Request more information or begin your application.