Texas Tech University

Graduate Programs

On the Leading Edge of Graduate Education

Curriculum & Instruction

Advanced degrees in the area of Curriculum and Instruction prepare curriculum leaders, researchers, and professors with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to analyze, construct, and evaluate curricula in ways that create optimal learning conditions for all learners.

Master's Degrees

An M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction involves completing 18 hours of core coursework and 18 hours of elective coursework. In addition to electives within the department, students also have the option of taking 18 hours of electives from the Department of English or the Department of Mathematics, which can lead to dual credit certification in those content areas.

Students also have the option of enrolling in a select set of electives that can lead to a concentration in one of the following areas:

Doctoral Degrees

Curriculum and Instruction - Tracks in:

Educational Psychology & Leadership

Educational Psychology & Leadership is a diverse group of academic programs that equip students with a comprehensive knowledge of learning, motivation, development, and educational foundations. The disciplines of counseling and school psychology are housed within the EP&L department as are programs to prepare future college administrators, primary and secondary school and district leaders, as well as practical and academic educational psychologists.

Master's Degrees

Doctoral Degrees

Certificates & Certifications

Within the Graduate Division of the College of Education, we offer two types of non-degree programs – professional certification, necessary to be licensed and/or practice at an advanced level in your chosen career and Graduate Certificates, which provide an additional credential in your field of study but do not necessarily lead to licensure. Graduate certificates can also be used as an introduction into your chosen master's degree program. Learn more about our certificates.


Need help choosing a graduate program, or have questions for our staff? Contact our graduate support staff.