Students earning advanced degrees in Curriculum and Instruction may elect a concentration in English Education. English Education concentrations are available for all of the Curriculum and Instruction degrees. For additional information, contact Dr. Angela Kohnen or Dr. Danling Fu.
Master’s of Art in Education (M.A.E). Students earning the M.A.E with a focus on English language arts learn research-based classroom practices and theories of learning that support language and literacy development.
Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.). Students earning an Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on English language arts/ literacy studies become familiar with theories of learning, the history of literacy studies, and current research in the discipline.
The Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.). The Ph.D. is the highest degree any university confers. Students who enter the doctoral program in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in English Education work with a faculty adviser to develop scholarship in language and literacy and to engage in professional research.