MEd in Learning, Teaching and Curriculum

Admission Contact Information
Caitlin Rosbach
rosbachc@missouri.edu
303 Townsend Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
573-882-8394

About the M.Ed.

The M.Ed. program requires a minimum of 32 hours in Learning, Teaching, & Curriculum coursework. The following emphasis areas are currently offered:  Art Education; Early Childhood Education; English Education; Literacy Education, Mathematics Education; Music Education; Science Education; Social Studies Education; and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Admissions Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as early in the process as possible. Applications can take 6-8 weeks to expedite completely. Every reasonable effort will be made to process the application for the semester requested.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of an appropriate baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Evidence of at least 2 years of successful experience in an appropriate field
  • Minimum TOEFL scores for most areas:
Internet-based test (iBT) Paper-based test (PBT)
80 550
  • Minimum GRE score* required for following emphasis areas only: Early Childhood Education, English Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, and TESOL.
When did you take the GRE? Verbal + Quantitative
Prior to August 1, 2011 810+
On or After August 1, 2011 291= (V150,Q141)


*Clarification: Not all LTC programs require the GRE exam - only those listed above.

Required Application Materials to the Office of Graduate Studies

  • All required documents
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE scores required for Early Childhood Education, English Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, and TESOL.
  • TOEFL scores (international applicants)

Required Application Materials to the Learning, Teaching, & Curriculum Program

  • Personal data sheet form (select appropriate form from the department website)
  • Statement of purpose
  • GRE scores (a copy may be sent to the department too; minimum, an official result needs to be sent to Office of Graduate Studies)
  • Letters of recommendation; check with department to see if they are required for your emphasis. Most programs now require a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation. ALL LETTERS MUST BE CONFIDENTIAL AND SUBMITTED ACCORDINGLY THROUGH THE OFFICE OF GRADUATE STUDIES APPLICATION SYSTEM.

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