Differentiated Instruction


Individuals working in various contemporary classroom settings. Students in the program will enhance their knowledge and ability to assist PK-12 students learning needs across the content areas.

Program Highlights & Benefits:

  • Classroom instruction for multiple learning styles
  • 2 year or less completion time, including holiday breaks
  • No GRE or Admission tests
  • No weekend classes

What You Learn:

The Master’s of Arts in Differentiated Instruction is designed to assist PK-12 teachers in the application of purposeful and dynamic strategies that empower each learner to access the full curriculum and achieve academic success in a complex learning environment.

How You Learn:

This program is an accelerated 2 year cohort program. For the face-to-face format, you will meet one night a week from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and finish one 3 credit course every 7 weeks. An online format is available that does not require face to face meetings; however, a weekly one hour synchronous audio/visual chat is required. You will still complete one 3 credit course every 7 weeks.

Career Outcomes:

At completion of the program as outlined below, you will earn a Master of Arts in Education in Differentiated Instruction.

Degree Requirements:

Master of Arts in Education in Differentiated Instruction

Course Title Hours
ED 512 Educational Issues for Professional Educators 3
DI 594 Effective Practices in Differentiated Instruction 3
ED 521 Educational Research and Applications 3
DI 536 Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students 3
DI 532 Collaboration in Inclusive Settings 3
DI 509 Application of Differentiated Instruction in Gifted Education 3
DI 515 Family Systems for Educators 3
DI 534 Teaching Students with Mental Health Needs 3
DI 538 Differentiated Instruction Across Content Areas 3
ED 590 Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone 3
  Total Credit Hours: 30

Please Note:

This is not an official schedule and your cohort may take these courses in a different order.