The Master’s of Education in Curriculum Studies, Disciplinary tracks include the following disciplines/content areas:
|Art Education||Language Arts/Literacy|
|Mathematics Education||Multicultural Education|
|Native Hawaiian & Indigenous Education & Leadership (proposed)||Reading K-12 (Not currently offered)|
|Science Education||Social Studies Education|
Disciplinary tracks are generally uncohorted and focus on the in-depth study of a particular content area. Students in these different tracks share common core coursework and have the flexibility to take specialization elective courses determined by their focus area.
Tuition & Financial Assistance
Graduate program cost estimates for 2018/2019:
- $650/credit - Resident
- $1545/credit - Non-resident
Note: 8 credits or more is full time student status. Full time students only pay for the first 8 credit hours. Additional credit hours beyond that are free. Most courses are 3 credits.
Financial Assistance May Be Found At:
- Department of Curriculum Studies Merit-based Giving Tree Scholarship
- COE Stipends, Grants, and Scholarships and Travel Awards
- UHM Student Scholarships
- Graduate Assistantships and Campus Employment
- UHM Graduate Division Financial Support
- Tuition Waivers
- UH Financial Aid Services
- TEACH Grant
- Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness
- Student Scholarships
Who should consider this program
K-20 Educators/General Students who need the flexibility to complete a graduate program of study. Students may attend part-time, but the program must be completed within seven years of the date of admission. The average time to completion is 2.4 years.
Common careers (Potential Job/Career opportunities)
Graduates of the program become leaders at the school, district, state level, and beyond in their particular discipline area/content area.
CS programs offer a diverse array of course delivery. Courses may be offered on-campus in the evening or as hybrid online courses. See the UH Mānoa Catalog for details.
The MEd-CS Education, Disciplinary tracks are a 30-credit graduate program consisting of the following:
- 4 core courses (12-credits) - EDCS 622G Curriculum Leadership: K–14 (3), EDCS 606 Introduction to Research in Curriculum and Teaching (3), EDCS 632 Qualitative Research Methods (3), and EDCS 667 Seminar in Curriculum (3)
- Minimum 6 specialization courses (18-credits) - required and/or recommended coursework and directed study in specialization track. Courses should be chosen in consultation with advisor.
- Plan A Thesis or Plan B Paper/Project
NOTE: Requirements for each School Level and Track are found in the MEd-CS Handbook 1: Prospective and New Students.