Cohort General Information

Students invested in this program will work alongside nationally accredited faculty in their areas of expertise and within a cohort program with students from various disciplinary backgrounds and similar educational goals.

The Curriculum and Instruction program at IUP enables students to pursue their degree full-time or part-time from their choice of campuses and/or instructional modalities: Main campus with a Zoom from home option, or online with both synchronous and asynchronous instruction.

Main Campus

  • New students are admitted to main campus cohort during even-numbered years (e.g., 2024, 2026, 2028).

  • Offers domestic students and international students participating from their home country the option of joining via Zoom from home.

  • Required courses meet from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for five Saturdays.

  • Students may enroll prior to the start of the fall cohort and complete six credits of electives.

  • Qualifying students have the option of earning the Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Certificate from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in conjunction with their studies.

  • International students on a visa studying in the US must apply for admission to main campus.

Online

  • New students are admitted to the online program during odd-numbered years (e.g., 2023, 2025, 2027).

  • The same faculty and courses as main campus.

  • Required courses meet from 8:00 a.m. to noon for three Saturdays in addition to asynchronous online instruction.

  • Students may enroll prior to the start of the of the cohort and complete six credits of electives.

  • Qualifying students have the option of earning the Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Certificate from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in conjunction with their studies.