Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership College of Education University of Memphis

Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership College of Education University of Memphis

Memphis, TN
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $32,184
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
22 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Literacy, Leadership, And Coaching Graduate Certificate [Reading Education ]
    • Instructional Design And Technology Graduate Certificate [Educational Media/Instructional Technology]
    • School Library Information Specialist Graduate Certificate
    • Urban Education Graduate Certificate [Urban Education ]
    • Autism Studies Graduate Certificate [Special Education ]
    • Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate [Applied Behavior Analysis]
    • STEM Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate [Mathematics ]
    • Early Childhood Education Doctor of Education (Ed D) [Early Childhood Education ]
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Early Childhood Education ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Early Childhood Education ]
    • Special Education Doctor of Education (Ed D) [Special Education ]
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Special Education ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Special Education ]
    • Instruction And Curriculum Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Reading Doctor of Education (Ed D) [Reading Education ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Reading Education ]
    • Instruction Design And Technology Doctor of Education (Ed D) [Educational Media/Instructional Technology]
      Master of Science (MS) [Educational Media/Instructional Technology]
    • Elementary Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Elementary Education ]
    • Secondary Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Secondary Education ]
    • Advanced Studies In Teaching And Learning Master of Education (M Ed)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 111
    • Doctoral Degrees 21
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 8
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 215
    • Accepted 167
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 120
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, PRAXIS, minimum GPA of 2.5, letters of reference
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, 2 years of teaching experience, letters of reference, and statement of purpose, interview
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$32,184
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students381
    • Female Percentage77%
    • Male Percentage23%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students381
    • Part-time Percentage83%
    • Full-time Percentage17%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American35%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student4%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty41
    • Full-time Percentage59%
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Female Percentage63%
    • Male Percentage37%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEffective urban teachers, preparation and retention of urban teachers, technology utilization in schools, field-based teacher preparation programs, effective use of online instruction
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

College of Education
University of Memphis

Ball Hall
Memphis, TN 38152
United States

Dr. Angiline Powell

Interim Chair

Phone: 901-678-3310

Dr. James Meindl

Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Phone: 901-678-3310

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