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Education, Instruction and Curriculum, M.Ed. - Educational Differentiation emphasis
The Masters of Education (M.Ed) program in Instruction and Curriculum with an emphasis in Educational Differentiation allows educators to gain master's level understanding and content specialization. This prepares educators to understand and adapt lessons to the needs of students with exceptional abilities in a mixed-ability classroom.
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This program prepares classroom teachers and specialists to understand and meet the education needs of students with exceptional abilities across the learning continuum within the mixed-ability classroom. The program focuses on assessment, methodology, materials, curriculum, and administration.
Aside from the M.Ed. degree, other education programs are available. Visit gvsu.edu/coe/grad for details.
Why Study Instruction and Curriculum at Grand Valley?
- Career-oriented. The program opens up a number of career opportunities for professional renewal and development of educators.
- Service. The College of Education Student Information and Services Center provides centralized services for advising, field placement, and certification.
- Flexible. Evening, weekend, and summer classes make it easier for teachers and administrators to plan their schedules. Some classes are offered online.
- Financial Aid
- The Graduate School
- Course Catalog
- Education, Special Education Programs
- Education, General Programs
- Education, Elementary to Middle Teaching Programs
- Education, Middle/Secondary Teaching Programs
For More InformationCollege of Education
401 W. Fulton St, Building C
Deadline for fall semester is May 15; winter deadline is September 15; spring/summer deadline is February 15. Early application is strongly encouraged, those received after the deadline will be considered for the next cycle. The $30 nonrefundable application fee is waived if the applicant has previously applied to Grand Valley State University. Please visit gvsu.edu/gradapply/.
Location & Format
Classes for this program are offered fully online, and a hybrid program that requires three face-to-face meetings per semester on the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus.Format: Hybrid
All Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs require a minimum of 33 semester hours.
- P-12 teaching
- School administration
- College level professional and administrative positions