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Master of Arts (M.A.)

Curriculum & Instruction

In-Person, Hybrid or Online 30 major credits * 2 years

Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

How to Pay
In your area one night a week OR fully online.
There is still time to join the fall semester. Call us for details!

Program Highlights & Benefits

Classes meet one night a week, same night for the entire program

2 year or less completion time, including holiday breaks

One course completed every 8 weeks

Transfer credits considered

Program Overview

The Master’s Degree in Curriculum & Instruction is directed toward the preparation of master classroom teachers.

Program Objectives

  • Engage in critical analysis of current educational issues and policies
  • Develop a knowledge base in curriculum theory and practice and develop a capacity to design, implement and evaluate instructional programs
  • Become familiar with current research on and theory in instruction of exceptional learners
  • Understand the practical facets of conducting applied classroom research including the collection and assessment of data
  • Develop an understanding of teacher leadership and effective teacher advocacy
  • Develop an understanding of enduring ethical, philosophical and educational issues

Areas of Study

EDU 6212Studies in Literacy and Multiliteracies3
FPR 6000Foundations and Ethics in American Education3
EDU 6500Curriculum Construction3
FPR 6400Contemporary Issues in Curriculum and Practice3
EDU 6525Teacher as Practitioner3
EDU 6535Teacher as Leader3
EDU 6540Special Education Curriculum and Pedagogy3
FPR 6640Teacher as Researcher3
EDU 6556Seminar in Reflective Practice3
FPR 6500Socially, Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students: Perspectives for Practitioners3
 Total Credit Hours:30
Masters Capstone Experience

Throughout the program, candidates will be required to reflect on their beliefs and practices as they relate to education. At the completion of the coursework, candidates for the Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction will be required to write a capstone paper demonstrating their understanding of content and theory, and their ability to apply content and theory to practice.

NOTE: This is only an introduction of the program. You are responsible to review the Graduate Catalog for program details.