Master of Education

Education: Curriculum and Instruction


Experienced educators who are interested in becoming excellent classroom teachers, Instructional Specialists, District/camps Academic Coordinators, Curricular Consultants (District or State), Peer Mentors/Coaches, Curriculum Specialist in Subject Areas, Lead Teachers, Department/Grade Level or Director of Program(s), and other Curricular Roles.

What You Learn

The program is geared towards teachers who want to become experts in their fields, who desire to become leaders and effectively work with colleagues and to influence curricular pedagogy, inform how students learn, how teachers teach, help others how to work effectively with parents, families, and the community, and diverse populations, implement curriculum and instruction and assess in technology, art, mathematics, science, and better help English language learning (ESL), and students with special needs.

How You Learn

Online: This is an online cohort program. Students will check in online to complete assignments and participate in online discussions and group activities. While there are no face-to-face requirements, some live online sessions and/or conference call sessions may be required. Students will finish two courses every 15 weeks.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will earn a Master of Education degree in Curriculum & Instruction. Towards the end of the program, students will have the choice to complete the program on time, or defer their graduation to complete additional courses and earn one of the following: Principal Certification, Reading Certification, and/or English as a Second Language (ESL) Certification.

Time Limit

All requirements for the Master’s Program must be completed within the eight year time limit. This includes course work and two years’ experience in an educational and/or professional setting. Exceptions and waivers may be appealed to the School of Education and Human Services Advisory Council.

Total Credits