Adolescent & Adult Education

Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction

Format: Fully Online and Face-to-Face

This program is designed to prepare our students with the knowledge and skills to develop into curriculum leaders with a strong understanding of curriculum development, evaluation and implementation. The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for those who hold  T-4 certification or eligibility for certification in any field (or equivalent certification from another state if approved by the PSC) and wish to earn a graduate degree by doing advanced work in their teaching field.

The master’s degree program prepares students to teach, plan and create courses for schools and education programs.  Students will perform intensive study about specific ages, grade levels and subjects, as well as learn how to use and evaluate teaching materials.  In the program, students will study various factors that influence curriculum and pedagogy, learning theories and methodologies, assessments and how to interpret assessment data, and effective communication skills for collaborating with parents, colleagues and professionals.

Armstrong Edge

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is one of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission accepted advanced programs for certification upgrade.


Our graduates find careers as teachers and administrators in both public and private schools, and some go on to teach at the university level. Recent program graduates have entered doctoral programs at Georgia Southern University, North Carolina State University, and Mercer University. Other graduates have moved into leadership positions as assistant principals or other school district level central office positions.

Armstrong is authorized to offer online programs in many states. Authorization is currently pending in additional states as Armstrong continues to research and respond to the requirements for each state. For information regarding state authorization, please contact Ms. Marsha Miller in the Office of Online & Blended Learning by email at or 912.344.3354.