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Graduate Minor

Designed for M.A. and Ph.D. students from outside of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction who wish to minor in Education, Curriculum and Instruction.

By focusing on the curricular and instructional processes central to all educational endeavors, this minor is applicable for any student pursuing a professional role in:

  • preK-12 education
  • postsecondary and research settings
  • educational service agencies
  • business and industry
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Choose your focus

  • art education
  • culture and teaching
  • elementary education
  • learning technologies
  • literacy education
  • STEM education
  • second languages education
  • social studies education

MA students

A minor at the master's level requires a minimum of 6 credits of CI-designated coursework selected in consultation with the Director of Graduate Studies.

PhD students

A doctoral minor requires at least 12 credits, including

  • CI 8131 - Curriculum and Instruction Core: Critical Examination of Curriculum in Context (3.0 cr)
  • CI 8132 - Curriculum and Instruction Core: Teaching Theory and Research (3.0 cr)

+ Electives (6 Credits)
Courses will be selected in consultation with the Director of Graduate Studies.

Graduate Studies Coordinator
Kristina Pearson

cigs@umn.edu
fax: (612) 624.8277
office: 125H Peik Hall
Office hours 8:00 - 3:30