Master of Education

Curriculum & Instruction

Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

How to Pay

w/ Exceptional Learner – K-12th Grade Emphasis

Online 30 credits * 20 months
Lowest online tuition rate in the state of Nebraska
Many M.Ed. programs reduced from 36 to 30 credit hours

Program Highlights & Benefits

Teach students with different abilities and exceptionalities

Create inclusive learning environments

Online & Asynchronous Format

No GRE or Entrance Exams Required


Teachers and other educational professionals who wish to learn concepts and skills you can apply to your own classroom to better serve students of all abilities.

What You Learn

Academic professionals and educational practitioners will teach you how to apply strategies and theories to improve your instructional skills while working with children in their learning environments

How You Learn

This is an online cohort. You will check in online to complete assignments and participate in online discussions and group activities. You will finish one 3 credit course every 8 weeks.

Career Outcomes

Gain knowledge to apply in your classroom to better teach students with different and special needs and abilities

Courses Offered

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 551

Curriculum Design and Evaluation

PSY 511

Psychological Foundations to Teaching and Learning

EDUC 594

Research Evaluation and Design

*EDUC 539

Instructional Methods for Students with Diverse Needs in Inclusive Settings

*EDUC 559

Instructional Methods for Students with Learning Disabilities

*EDUC 576

Behavior Management in Inclusive Settings 32

*EDUC 593

Basic Foundations of Special Education and Inclusive Practices

EDUC 540

Curriculum and Instruction Capstone

EDUC 590

C & I Practicum

EDUC 625

Serving and Leading in the Community and World

 Total Credit Hours:30

If you do not want to earn a Master’s degree, you can take 4 courses in order to earn the Exceptional Learner – K-12th Grade Certificate only.

Courses denoted with an asterisk (*) are required to earn the Exceptional Learner – K-12th Grade Certificate.