Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Graduate online program offered by the College of Education

The Department of Teacher Education and Administration offers a Master of Education with a major in Curriculum and Instruction. The Master of Education degree with a major in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to enhance the knowledge and expertise of educators, combining theoretical perspectives and research-based practice with multiple opportunities for field-based projects and action research. Its goal is to support educators as they assume leadership roles at the campus and district levels, or to prepare them for further graduate studies.

Benefits of this Program

  • Earn a Master's Degree - online courses offered every semester!
  • Increase your options and competitive edge in the workforce with your completion of the specializations of the degree program.

How it works

  • The 30-hour Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction requires four departmental core courses (12 hours), and four courses (12 hours) within the specialization area and six hours of electives (selected in consultation with advisor).
  • Online course schedule rotates throughout fall, summer, and spring with many courses offered each semester -- allowing you to easily fit the courses offered to your personal schedule.
  • There are seven specialization fully within the department including Bilingual Education, Diversity, Early Childhood Education, Educational Leadership, English as a Second Language Education, Literacy Education and Mathematics Education. Other specializations also are offered with classes from across the university in instructional technologies, social studies and more.
  • Program Facilitator

    Dan Krutka
    Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education


  • Colleen Eddy
    Associate Professor
  • Lauren Eutsler
    Assistant Professor
  • Daniel Heiman
    Assistant Professor
  • Linda Stromberg
    Principal Lecturer
  • Assistant Professor