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Find the complete list of Programs in this Curriculum here.

The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services. (CIP Code #13)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Education Administration; Special Education and Teaching; Teacher Eduation and Professional Development. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

Education, Confucius
Temple of Confucius by Kanegen

Confucius (551 B.C. - 479 B.C.)
Ancient Chinese thinker, philosopher, and educator
Friedrich Froebel (1782-1852)
Laid foundations of modern education, created "kindergarten"
Charles Austin Beard (1874-1948)
One of the most influential professors of the early 20th century

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Education Administrators, Preschools: $46,370
Business Teachers, Postsecondary: $77,340
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary: $90,070
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary: $74,610

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary: $88,330
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary: $75,960
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary: $69,560
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary: $68,900

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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

  • Superintendency and Educational System Administration.
    (NEW) A program that focuses on leading and managing multi-school educational systems and school districts, and prepares individuals to serve as systems administrators and district superintendents. Includes instruction in educational administration; education of students at various levels; system planning and budgeting; educational policy; educational law and regulations; public relations; professional standards and ethics; and applications to specific issues, cultural context, and geographic locales.
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
    Any instructional program in education administration and supervision not listed above.
  • Educational/Instructional Media Design.
    Instructional content is defined in code 13.0501.
  • Educational/Instructional Media Design.
    A program that focuses on the principles and techniques of creating instructional products and related educational resources in various formats or combinations such as film, video, recording, text, art, CD-ROM, computer software, virtual reality technology, and three-dimensional objects, and that prepares individuals to function as instructional media designers. Includes instruction in the techniques specific to creating in various media; the behavioral principles applicable to using various media in learning and teaching; the design, testing and production of instructional materials; and the management of educational/instructional media facilities and programs.
  • Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 13.0601- 13.0699.
  • Educational Evaluation and Research.
    A program that focuses on the principles and procedures for generating information about educational programs, personnel and methods, and the analysis of such information for planning purposes. Includes instruction in evaluation theory, evaluation research design and planning, administering evaluations and related data collection activities, data reporting requirements, data analysis and interpretation, and related economic and policy issues.
  • Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
    A program that focuses on the application of statistics to the analysis and solution of educational research problems, and the development of technical designs for research studies. Includes instruction in mathematical statistics, research design, computer applications, instrument design, research methodologies, and applications to research problems in specific education subjects.
  • Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement.
    A program that focuses on the principles and procedures for designing, developing, implementing and evaluating tests and other mechanisms used to measure learning, evaluate student progress, and assess the performance of specific teaching tools, strategies and curricula. Includes instruction in psychometric measurement, instrument design, test implementation techniques, research evaluation, data reporting requirements, and data analysis and interpretation.
  • Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other.
    Any instructional program in educational evaluation, research and statistics not listed above.
  • International and Comparative Education.
    Instructional content is defined in code 13.0701.