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MS Curriculum & Teacher Education / Stand-Alone Endorsements

Julie Heffernan
Amy Harter, Academic Program Assistant


Mailing Address: 
Curriculum and Teacher Education Programs
5277 University of Oregon


Curriculum and Teacher Education offers the following programs for those who already hold a teaching license;

CTED Master's Degree – a Master’s program for those who have a teaching license want to add to their knowledge by adding endorsements and acquiring the latest in scholarship on teaching.

ESOL or ESOL Endorsement /Bilingual Specialization – This program proivides teachers with a combination or theory and practice for effective instruction that supports students' English language development.  This endorsement allows teachers to become  k-12 English Language Development specialists.

Reading Endorsement This program has a focus on systems level reading/literacy planning and implementation, data management, organization, descriptive analysis, and interpretation of reading/literacy related information within a data-based decision making model. This endorsement allows teachers to become k-12 reading specialists in public schools.


  • Multicultural / Multilingual - This Education Studies program has a Multilingual/Multicultural emphasis that offers a linguistically and culturally inclusive approach to literacy education that includes attention to the needs of English Learners.
  • Literacy Leadership – The Educational Methodology, Polcy and Leadership Program's goal is to prepare teachers who can provide effective reading intervention; support schools, districts, and state-level agencies in conducting internal audits of resource capacity needs; and implement school, district, or state-level literacy plans.

Other Added Endorsements and Authorizations – add new subject endorsements or add a new level to your license (e.g. add a middle/high license to an elementary).

Applications for all of the CTED options are accepted every term, though the preferred start is either Summer or Fall Term. Application deadlines to start during the terms listed are as follows: Winter - November 15, Spring - February 15, Summer - April 15, and Fall - August 15.