Master of Arts (m.A.) in Curriculum and Instruction with

Teaching and Leadership Concentration

Online 36 major credits * 2 years

Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Apply today to be considered for enrollment this March!
No application fee for online graduate education cohort students!

Program Highlights & Benefits

Flexible, online format

2 year completion time, including holiday breaks

No GRE or admission tests

Complete one course every 8 weeks


Professional educators who wish to earn a Master’s degree and those seeking leadership roles in the 21st century school.

What You Learn

As current educational research strongly emphasizes the critical role of teacher leadership in the success of today’s schools, this program is designed to assist teachers to enhance their instructional skills, while playing the critical role of change agents within the teaching profession.  This program will provide the knowledge base and experiences to enable our graduate students to meet these challenges. The Teaching and Leadership Concentration will be of particular interest to the recently certified teacher who is seeking additional coursework to attain their Instructional II teaching certification.

How You Learn

Online Format: This is an online cohort program. No face-to-face class meetings are required, but students will be engaged in an active and engaging online courseroom environment that includes assignments, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities done electronically. You will finish one 3-credit course every 8 weeks. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in approximately 2 years.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will have earned an M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Teaching and Leadership.

Degree Requirements

EDUC 535Technological Applications Across the Curriculum3
EDUC 530Instructional Methods3
EDUC 520C&I: Theory, Design, & Development3
EDUC 524Content Area Design & Instruction3
EDUC 536Research Methods3
EDUC 540Human Diversity Issues in Education3
EDUC 531Emerging Teacher Leadership3
EDUC 532Twenty-First Century Schools3
EDUC 525Human Development and Classroom Management3
EDUC 558School Reform Issues3
EDUC 542Issues in Law and Education3
EDUC 537Advanced Research Seminar3
 Total Credit Hours:36
Please Note:

Program and course requirements are subject to change to comply with university policy.