Master's of Education (M.Ed.)

Curriculum & Instruction

Affordable Tuition

$167/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Hybrid or 100% Online 36 major credits * 20 Months
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Program Highlights & Benefits

Hybrid or 100% online cohorts

Can be obtained in as little as five semesters

One course completed every eight weeks

Prepare for leadership roles in PreK-12 schools and districts

Degree Intentions:

The MEd in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for experienced educators with the desire to become pedagogical experts and leaders in PreK-12 teaching positions.

Candidates will:

  • Develop extensive knowledge of leadership and change within educational and other societal institutions
  • Analyze and interpret school and primary research data and can conduct action research to effect change
  • Foster and maintain relationships within the school, and with the district, parents, and community members to support student achievement

Formatting to Accommodate the Busy Lifestyles of Educators:

Students in our blended cohorts take the core courses for the degree in a face-to-face format. These courses meet one night per week, from 4:45 to 8:45 p.m. will take the remaining courses for the degree online. These courses do not require face-to-face class meetings; students log-in regularly to complete assignments, participate in online discussions, and engage in group activities. During the Fall and Spring terms, students finish one course every 8 weeks. During the summertime, students complete up to four courses. All courses taken in the Summer are online. Following this schedule, candidates complete the degree in approximately 18 months.

Students in our online cohorts take all courses for the degree in a completely online format. These courses do not include face-to-face class meetings; students log-in regularly to complete assignments, participate in online discussions, and engage in group activities. During the Fall and Spring terms, students finish one course every 8 weeks. During the summertime, students complete up to four courses. All courses taken in the Summer are online. Following this schedule, candidates complete the degree in approximately 18 months.

Career Outcomes:

Graduates of this program are equipped to serve as teacher-leaders, curriculum developers, and provide exemplary classroom instruction in PreK-12 schools.

Degree Requirements

NumberTitleHours
EDUC 638Foundations of Leadership3
EDUC 561Effective Home, School, and Community Relations3
Choose one:
EDUC 672Evaluation for Continuous Improvement3
EDUC 531Evaluation of Learning3
ELECTIVEChoose an online elective from M.Ed. course offerings3
ELECTIVEChoose an online elective from M.Ed. course offerings3
EDUC 630Educational Research3
ELECTIVEChoose an online elective from M.Ed. course offerings3
Choose one:
SPED 524Techniques for Inclusion3
TESL 565Language and Culture3
EDUC 635Integrating Research and Learning3
ELECTIVEChoose an online elective from M.Ed. course offerings3
ELECTIVEChoose an online elective from M.Ed. course offerings3
ELECTIVEChoose an online elective from M.Ed. course offerings3
 Total for Degree:36
Please Note:

The degree requirements listed above are tentative and are subject to change. This is not an official class schedule.