Our Academic Programs

Curriculum and Instruction

210 C Teacher Education
225 N Mills St
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Thomas Tegart
Phone: 608-263-7466
Fax: 608-263-9992
Email: curric@education.wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
Admitting Degree(s):
Named Option(s):
Secondary Social Science Education (MS)
Secondary English Education (MS)
Secondary Mathematics Education (MS)
Secondary Science Education (MS)

About the Curriculum and Instruction Program

The department houses faculty with a variety of research specialties ranging from the study of digital media to U.S. and global curriculum issues. The department offers a master's degree for students' emerging interests in one of these faculty research areas or a master's with secondary teacher certification. It also offers a Ph.D. for persons pursuing careers as professors or for positions in government or industry.

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Additional Policy

There are a limited number of assistantships in the department for students in M.S. and Ph.D. programs. For the M.S. with "Named Options" program, students are not permitted to accept teaching, project, or research assistantships or other appointments that would result in a tuition waiver. Students in the "Named Options" M.S. also cannot enroll in other graduate programs or take courses outside the prescribed curriculum.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.