This program focuses on all aspects of curriculum, including the content, organization,
social context and educational process of a school, college or other educational institution.
You will study the theory, development, assessment, pedagogy, inquiry and history
of curriculum while addressing issues of leadership, equity, access, advocacy and
voice. Our graduates are prepared for a variety of roles as curriculum and pedagogical
leaders, curriculum planners, curriculum administrators, curriculum consultants, professional
development specialists, teacher leaders or teacher researchers.
You will complete 36 hours of coursework in curriculum, teaching, learning, advocacy,
leadership, multicultural and diversity issues; research; and an area of emphasis
tailored to your specific interests. Creative component or thesis required for graduation.
Program faculty actively support Oklahoma schools by developing culturally engaging
and relevant curriculum across subject areas. Dr. Erin Dyke, assistant professor of
curriculum studies, recently led a technology-driven story mapping project for high school students in Oklahoma City.