Teaching, Learning and Leadership: Curriculum and Leadership Studies, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Common Core
CIED 5053Curriculum Issues3
CIED 5813Educational Advocacy and Leadership3
Hours Subtotal6
Research and Inquiry
CIED 5073Pedagogical Research3
Selected Research course with advisor's approval3
Example courses:
Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry
Statistical Methods in Education
Research Design and Methodology
Hours Subtotal6
Program Core
CIED 5623Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Curriculum3
CIED 5043Issues in Teaching3
Or selected course with advisor's approval
Hours Subtotal6
Curriculum Leadership
Select 12 hours from the following:12
Issues in Teaching
Curriculum in the Secondary School
Kindergarten-Primary Curriculum
Media Literacy Across the Curriculum
Curriculum of the Elementary School
Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Curriculum
Gender and Curriculum
Seminar in Education
CIED 5803
Educational Sociology
OSU Writing Project OR other courses with Advisor's approval
Hours Subtotal12
Thesis
CIED 5000Master’s Report or Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours36

Creative Component Option

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Common Core
CIED 5053Curriculum Issues3
CIED 5813Educational Advocacy and Leadership3
Hours Subtotal6
Research and Inquiry
CIED 5073Pedagogical Research3
Selected Research course with advisor's approval3
Example courses:
Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry
Statistical Methods in Education
Research Design and Methodology
Hours Subtotal6
Program Core
CIED 5623Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Curriculum3
CIED 5043Issues in Teaching3
Or selected course with advisor's approval
Hours Subtotal6
Curriculum Leadership
Select 12 hours from the following:12
Issues in Teaching
Curriculum in the Secondary School
Kindergarten-Primary Curriculum
Media Literacy Across the Curriculum
Curriculum of the Elementary School
Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Curriculum
Gender and Curriculum
Seminar in Education
CIED 5803
Educational Sociology
OSU Writing Project OR other courses with Advisor's approval
Hours Subtotal12
Electives
Courses with Advisor's approval6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level