Charter College of Education, Division of Curriculum and Instruction

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The Division of Curriculum and Instruction at California State University, Los Angeles offers several programs leading to credentials for multiple and single subject, CLAD/BCLAD and reading specialist authorizations. University internship credential programs are available in selected school districts.

The Division of Curriculum and Instruction has programs leading to the Master of Arts Degree in Education with options in Elementary Teaching, Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Instruction, and in Reading. The courses offered are designed to increase teaching effectiveness, to emphasize fundamentals of educational research with application to instructional leadership for planning, implementing, and evaluating curriculum.

Master of Arts degree candidates in the Elementary Teaching option have the opportunity to specialize in one of the following areas of concentration: (1) bilingual/multicultural education in the elementary classroom, (2) curriculum and instruction in the urban elementary school, (3) early childhood education, (4) mathematics education, (5) reading and language arts in the classroom, and (6) science education. Master of Arts degree candidates in Secondary Teaching have the opportunity to complete one of the following areas of concentration: (1) reform in middle and secondary urban schools, (2) crosscultural language and academic development, (3) content area specialization, (4) integrating critical and reflective thinking throughout the curriculum, (5) language arts/literacy, (6) mathematics/science pedagogy, and (7) instructional technology. The Master of Arts in Education with an Option in K-12 Reading can also be combined with a Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential. Few degree programs offer such breadth and depth of experience in a program of 45 quarter units. These Master's degree programs are designed to benefit teachers seeking professional growth and renewal, as well as those who are able to undertake Master's degree course work while simultaneously completing requirements for the Clear Credential.

The Division of Curriculum and Instruction has a certificate program in Storytelling designed for persons with an interest in techniques, theories, and literature associated with the ancient and modern art of storytelling, and who will be able to incorporate this knowledge as an integral part of the school curriculum.

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For further information, contact the Division of Curriculum and Instruction, King Hall C2097, by phone (323) 343-4350


Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thurday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED



Email IconDr. Fred Uy Division Chair
Email Icon Arnita Jennings Administrative Support Co-ordinator