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Curriculum Supervisor P-12

Administrative Endorsement

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • Course Delivery
    Fully Online
  • Total Credits
    36
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $325.50
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $700.00

Earn your degree from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Get the same diploma as on campus students

This fully online curriculum supervisor administrative endorsement program is designed for individuals who want to advance their careers in building-level and district-level positions in curriculum and administration. Completion of coursework in educational administration and curriculum and instruction leads to an administrative endorsement in curriculum supervision. This online program is directed at individuals who have teaching certification and two years of teaching experience, and have already earned a master's degree. 

This program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (a merger of TEAC and NCATE).
Shavonna Holman
Assistant Professor of Practice

Dr. Holman has been an assistant professor of educational administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln since 2013. Prior to higher education, she spent more than 10 years in the public education sector serving both as an elementary teacher and elementary principal in diverse, urban settings. Dr. Holman’s current outreach work includes involvement with AdvancED as well as a collaborative research effort with the Nebraska Department of Education Title I Office and Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools.

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. A master's degree

  2. 2.50 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale

  3. A license/certificate required

    A teaching certificate

  4. Previous work experience

    At least 2 years teaching experience

  5. Taken the TOEFL or IELTS

    (Only required if English is not your native language)

  6. 3 letters of recommendation

  7. Official transcripts from all previous schools

  8. Letter of application

NOTE: If you reside in state(s) KY, please contact a program adviser before applying.

To apply to this program:

  • Apply and be admitted to Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Pay the non-refundable $50 application processing fee
  • Submit one set of official transcripts from each college or university you have attended to Office of Graduate Studies
  • Apply and be admitted to the department
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Application Deadlines

Fall Semester
July 1
Spring Semester
October 1
Summer Sessions
February 1

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
EDAD 811Practicum3

Course Number: EDAD 811

Prereq: Permission May be repeated for credit. Rating and supervision of teachers; principles and procedures in the development of school policies; selection and promotion of teachers; courses of study and professional ethics.

EDAD 830Administrative Theory3

Course Number: EDAD 830

Introduction to classic and contemporary administrative theory as applied to educational organizations. The theoretical nature of the course content is relevant to those with an interest in a broad variety of educational institutions. General organizational theory, organizational models, historical schools of administrative theory, authority, power, motivation, and leadership. Frequently students are involved in studying problems of practice as a means of testing theory.

EDAD 851Faculty and Staff Appraisal3

Course Number: EDAD 851

Faculty and support staff in P-12 schools: appraisal, professional learning communities, high standards/high performance and accountability.

EDAD 903Community Relations3

Course Number: EDAD 903

Principles of community relations and public relations; development of school and community understanding; collaboration of educators and community agents and agencies; communication tools and evaluation.

EDAD 948Instructional Leadership: Emerging Trends and Practices3

Course Number: EDAD 948

(TEAC 948) Changing roles for persons engaged in instructional and curricular leadership in educational institutions. Literature on staff development, assessment and evaluation, and effective schools serve as the basis for studying and applying this information to a variety of educational settings. Issues such as teacher empowerment and site-based management, along with cooperative learning provide the focus of the activities.

TEAC 800Inquiry into Teaching and Learning3

Course Number: TEAC 800

Contemporary educational research from multiple theoretical perspectives (available online every fall): One of two introductory survey courses providing the necessary groundwork for further graduate study at the master level. This course has two aims: 1) To become more familiar with basic principles of contemporary educational research which will enable participants to become better consumers of that research, and 2) To begin to understand what this research suggests about educational practice, teaching, and teachers.

TEAC 801Curriculum Inquiry3

Course Number: TEAC 801

The relationship between curriculum theory and/or research to educational practices.

Elective Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
EDAD 833Educational Finance3

Course Number: EDAD 833

Critical analysis of the political and economic elements impacting K-12 school finance. Content and activities address both building and district level concerns with an emphasis on principles, programs, and trends in school finance.

EDAD 837Education Law1-4

Course Number: EDAD 837

Evolution, principles, and practice of education law in relation to local, state, and national units of organization. Education law of Nebraska.

EDAD 852School Culture and Student Behavior3

Course Number: EDAD 852

School culture and student behavior in P-12 schools. Personalized teaching and learning environments that address student diversity, needs and interests.

TEAC 830Introduction to Philosophy of Education3

Course Number: TEAC 830

Introduction to fundamental ideas and skills that students use to begin to form personal philosophical perspectives on education that can be justified intellectually, practically, and ethically. Using case studies of realistic school situations and the theoretical work of a range of writers in education, students explore conceptions of teaching, learning, curriculum, and the relationship between school and society.

TEAC 831Studies in the Foundations of Education3

Course Number: TEAC 831

Social and cultural analyses of curriculum, teaching, and education policy from disciplinary perspectives. A. The Anthropology of Education (3 cr) B. The History of Education (3 cr) E. The Sociology of Education (3 cr) J. Special Topics (3 cr)

TEAC 832Higher Education in America3

Course Number: TEAC 832

Prereq: 12 hrs education; 1 yr American History or permission. History and development of America’s colleges and universities and a study of some recent trends and problems in higher education.

TEAC 834Ethics and Education1-3

Course Number: TEAC 834

Study of theory, policies, and practices in ethics and education. A. Policies and Practices for Moral Education (1-3 cr, max 3) B. Readings in Moral Theory for Education (1-6 cr, max 6) Prereq: TEAC 834. D. Special Topics in (1-3 cr, max 3)

TEAC 846AStudies in Middle Level Schooling - Curriculum3

Course Number: TEAC 846A

Historical development, philosophy, and current literature of the middle school.

TEAC 846BStudies in Middle Level Schooling - Leadership3

Course Number: TEAC 846B

Historical development, philosophy, and current literature of the middle school.

TEAC 848Introduction to Curriculum Studies1-3

Course Number: TEAC 848

(1-3 cr) Historical development and philosophy of high school curricula. Review of research on schooling, curriculum trends, and school organizational structures. A. Elementary Schools B. Middle Schools D. Secondary Schools E. Special Topics in Curriculum (1-6 cr)

TEAC 861Education for a Pluralistic Society: Foundation and Issues3

Course Number: TEAC 861

Educational practices and policies for people from historically oppressed groups in the United States Foundation of multicultural education. Discussion of contemporary educational issues within the context of multicultural and cultural diversity. Critique of curricular materials and resources promoting a multicultural perspective.

TEAC 888Teacher as Scholarly Practitioner3

Course Number: TEAC 888

Seminar on the principles of practitioner inquiry and development of a proposal for an inquiry project. Prerequisites: TEAC 800 and 801, or permission

TEAC 902Colloquium in Educational Policy and Practice1-3

Course Number: TEAC 902

Educational policy and practice and their interconnection. A. Special Topics in Educational Policy and Practice (1- 3 cr)

TEAC 944Seminar in Curriculum Studies3

Course Number: TEAC 944

Critical examination of issues in curriculum development with an analysis of research and literature on the subject.

TEAC 944ASeminar in Curriculum Studies - Curriculum as Aesthetic Text3

Course Number: TEAC 944A

Critical examination of issues in curriculum development with an analysis of research and literature on the subject.

TEAC 944BSeminar in Curriculum Studies - Special Topics in Curriculum3

Course Number: TEAC 944B

Critical examination of issues in curriculum development with an analysis of research and literature on the subject.

TEAC 944DSeminar in Curriculum Studies - Curriculum Evaluation3

Course Number: TEAC 944D

Critical examination of issues in curriculum development with an analysis of research and literature on the subject.

TEAC 944ESeminar in Curriculum Studies - Curriculum as Spatial Text3

Course Number: TEAC 944E

Critical examination of issues in curriculum development with an analysis of research and literature on the subject.

Cost for Nebraska Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $325.50
  • Fees: $42.25
  • Total: $367.75
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $976.50
  • Fees: $126.75
  • Total: $1103.25

Cost for Out of State Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $700.00
  • Fees: $42.25
  • Total: $742.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $2100.00
  • Fees: $126.75
  • Total: $2226.75

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