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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.
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.
State Authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of professionals may not indicate eligibility for certification/licensure in your state. Please consult the appropriate certification/licensure office in your state before enrolling in our program to confirm that your completion of this program will meet your state requirements.