Ed.S. in Curriculum & Instruction FAQs



  • The program includes 33 total hours, including 15 hours of curriculum and instruction core courses, 6 hours of P-12 expertise courses, 9 hours of research and assessment core courses, and a 3 hour capstone and applied research course. Read more about the program of study here.
  • No, the GRE is not required for admission to this program.
  • Candidates can finish the program in four (4) semesters by taking six (6) to nine (9) credit hours each semester. However, candidates may choose to take fewer hours each semester to balance the demands of graduate school and teaching full-time, which would allow for program completion in five (5) or six (6) semesters.
  • You are strongly encouraged to check the Georgia Professional Standards Commission Upgrade Advisor before enrolling to determine if obtaining this degree or an endorsement will lead toward a pay and/or certificate upgrade.
  • Candidates should submit their completed application packets to the Graduate School by June 1 for fall admission. ALL documents must be submitted by the deadline date to be considered for admission. You can find more information at The Graduate School's Admissions website, or you can apply online.

    The Ed.S. in Curriculum & Instruction is a highly competitive program, and there is a limited number of applicants that that the program can accept each admission semester. Once capacity is met, you may be asked to update your application for admission to a future semester at no charge.

  • Email your questions to the Ed.S. in Curriculum & Instruction Program Coordinator at ciedssmge@kennesaw.edu.