Education Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction


The Ed.S. is a degree program for experienced, post-masters candidates seeking to enhance and advance their professional knowledge and applications in the area of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I). In some cases, the degree may qualify candidates for horizontal and vertical movement in an existing professional career, for advanced salary classifications within the K-12 education sector, for acquiring new positions within a given specialist discipline or to be concurrently enrolled in the MU Doctoral Program in C&I (Ed.D.). Others may simply pursue the program for personal and professional accomplishment as life-long learners notwithstanding any specific career objectives.

Plan of Study

Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Curriculum & Instruction


The Education Specialist degree is available to applicants who:

  • Hold a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a field related to Curriculum and Instruction.
  • Have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 and a minimum graduate grade point average of 3.0.
  • Meet the admission requirements of the College of Education and Professional Development of Marshall University.
  • For complete admission information and application visit:

Application for Admission and Information

For complete admission information and an application visit:

For More Information please contact:

Dr. Sam Securro, Professor and Ed.S. Program Coordinator
Marshall University, College of Education and Professional Development
100 Angus E. Peyton Drive, South Charleston, WV  25303-1600
304-746-8948 or 1-800-642-9842 ext. 68948

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Huntington Campus
Education Building Room 220
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Phone: 304-696-3131

South Charleston Campus
100 Angus E. Peyton Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303
Phone: 304-746-1992