Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Curriculum & Instruction

Hybrid or 100% Online 34 credit hours * 20 months

Affordable Tuition

$188/mo

*if using financial aid

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Program Highlights & Benefits

Blended classroom instruction or fully synchronous online for multiple learning styles

20 month completion time, including breaks

No GRE or admission tests

No weekend classes

For

Certified teachers with a desire to develop a deeper and broader knowledge of curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. Candidates admitted to the M.Ed. degree in Curriculum & Instruction must possess a Georgia professional T-4 certificate.

How You Learn

This program is available in two formats: blended or synchronous online. You will select the option that you prefer.

Blended Option: This is a blended cohort. For five nights out of each 8-week course, a face-to-face or online class session will be held from 5:45 to 8:45 p.m.. These class meetings will be supplemented by additional online activities which may include assignments, webinars or chats, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities completed electronically outside of class. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in less than 2 years.

Synchronous Online Option: This is a fully online cohort. For five nights out of each 8-week course, an online class session will be held from 5:45 to 8:45 p.m. during which you are required to sign in and actively participate. These synchronous online class meetings will be supplemented by additional online activities which may include assignments, webinars or chats, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities completed electronically outside of class. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in less than 2 years.

*Students must report a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants with a GPA lower than 3.0 or an identified writing deficiency may be considered for provisional admission. Provisionally admitted students may be required to take one or more writing classes prior to or during the first semester. Decisions about additional admission requirements are determined by the University Graduate Council after a complete review of all materials presented by the applicant.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program students will have earned a Master of Education degree in Curriculum & Instruction. Recommendation for a Service (S) certificate P-12 requires a passing score on the Curriculum and Instruction GACE. Please note: Teachers with less than 3 years of certified teaching experience will not be upgraded to a T-5 until the full 3 years is obtained.

Degree Requirements

Advanced Professional Knowledge:

Course #TitleHours
EDU 603Best Practices in Teaching and Learning3
EDU 614Program Planning3
EDU 620Applying Technologies for Effective Instruction3
EDU 623Educational Assessment and Decision-Making3
EDU 624Collaborative Classrooms through Social Emotional Learning3
EDU 613Curriculum Design and Development for Student Achievement3
EDU 625Diversity and Exceptionality in the 21st Century Classroom3
EDU 622Current Issues & Trends in Education3
 Hours:24

Research and Inquiry Skills:

Course #TitleHours
EDU 610Educational Research3
EDU 612Teacher as a Researcher3
 Hours:6

Professional and Ethical Practice:

Course #TitleHours
EDU 601Orientation to Advanced Programs in Education1
 Advanced Graduate Professional Dispositions0
EDU 629Instruction and Curriculum Residency3
 Hours:4
 Total Program Hours:34
Please Note:

This course outline is tentative and is subject to change. Courses may be offered in a different order than outlined above.