Master Of Education Curriculum And Instruction
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Credit Hours
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Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
Accreditation
NCATE through CAEP

Make an Impact on Children’s Lives by Earning a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with Liberty University!

If you feel led to work with children of all ages and learning abilities in an educational setting, then Liberty University’s Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is for you! Our Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is a 100% online program which is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Not only will our master’s in education online degree prepare you for leadership roles in Christian, public, and private school systems, it will also equip you with classroom management techniques to improve the quality of the teaching experience. Coursework for the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction online degree provides focused training for those seeking a position as a K-12 educator or those wanting to further their education.

Available Online Specializations

See the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction specializations below to see which options best meet your career goals:

Master Of Education MED Curriculum And Instruction Early Childhood Education Tile

Early Childhood Education

Master Of Education MED Curriculum And Instruction Educational Technology And Online Instruction Tile

Education Tech. & Online Instruction

Master Of Education MED Curriculum And Instruction Elementary Education Tile

Elementary Education

Master Of Education MEd Curriculum And Instruction English Tile

English

Master Of Education MED Curriculum And Instruction General Education Tile

General Education

Master Of Education MED Curriculum And Instruction Gifted Education Tile

Gifted Education

Master Of Education MED Curriculum And Instruction History Tile

History

Master Of Education MEd Curriculum And Instruction Leadership Tile

Leadership

Master Of Education MED Curriculum And Instruction Middle Grades Tile

Middle Grades

Master Of Education MED Curriculum And Instruction Special Education Tile

Special Education

Master Of Education MEd Curriculum And Instruction Student Services Tile

Student Services

Liberty University MEd In Urban Education Online Tile

Urban Education

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction?

With exciting courses available in leadership, behavior management, teaching at various levels of study, and American Christian heritage, Liberty University’s Master of Education online degree strives to produce educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers and students. We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have dedicated their lives towards ensuring positive and productive educational leadership. Concurrent with this goal, our online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree is designed to prepare candidates for effective leadership in their teaching career in Christian, public, and private schools.

NCATE education degree

We don’t just train educators — we train educators who want to make a positive impact on the next generation. It’s who you are and who you aspire to become. We want to help you reach your goals, so we’re making a master’s degree more affordable. You can add to your skill set, broaden your professional capacity, and make a bigger impact on your students with an online graduate degree in education from Liberty University.

Our online master’s programs in education, focusing in curriculum and instruction, provides you with the opportunity to choose among 11 specialized areas of study, each allowing you to focus your desire to impact the lives of certain age groups or academic levels. As one of the largest private, nonprofit universities in the nation and the largest university in Virginia, Liberty University strives for continual improvement to promote student success. We want you to feel prepared each step of the way in your academic journey of achieving your teaching degree!

What Are the Benefits of Earning a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction at Liberty?

Liberty University’s online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction professors want to see you succeed! The administration has worked towards and achieved accreditation from NCATE through CAEP to provide you with more quality opportunities in your education and job careers. With this accreditation comes the benefit of knowing that the coursework and professors in your online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction are held to a higher standard of educational quality.

In addition to this:

  • You may experience an increase in job opportunities in public and private organizations after completing our online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree.
  • Liberty graduates are frequently sought after by prestigious companies for their integrity, personal discipline, and versatility.
  • Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), which means your degree will be recognized around the nation.

What Will You Learn in Your Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction?

Liberty University’s online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is meant to provide you with the skills and tools required to take on leadership roles in administration, gifted education, history, special education, student services, and many more specific fields of education. Core foundational courses and study throughout each degree completion plan covers educational research and assessment as well as foundations of exceptionality and education. We want to provide you with the base knowledge of education to build upon your specialized knowledge.

If your passions lie in special education, you will have coursework which delves deep into the understanding of inclusive classrooms and characteristics of autism spectrum disorders. These key skills and tools can also be relevant to anyone seeking to teach in a general classroom setting. Here at Liberty, you will receive training on how to use technology in the classroom efficiently for optimal learning in addition to training in your desired grade level. Our professors who teach under our online Master of Education programs understand that each grade level reacts differently with technology, classroom management, and the content presented. In our online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, not only will you learn the theoretical side of what encompasses success as an educational leader but also receive the opportunity for practical application through your in-course field experience and internship/practicum or research project.

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Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Information and Requirements

Please note that with the exception of the add-on licensure that may be available through the early childhood and gifted areas of study, licensure is not available for curriculum and instruction programs. If you wish to pursue a teaching degree with the licensure option, please see our Master of Arts in Teaching.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times
  • No application fee for service members or veterans

Highlights of Our Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Degree

  • While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we lowered our tuition for our Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education programs in the 2019-20 academic year. At $415 per credit hour for full-time, Liberty University’s M.Ed. online is now available at one of the lowest tuition rates for this degree in the country.

  • By earning your Master of Education online from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Students enrolled in our online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program can access a wide variety of resources through Liberty’s research portal.
  • Our M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards through the CAEP Accreditation System. Learn more about program-specific accreditations.
  • You will have the ability to complete your degree in under two years!

Similar Online Degree Programs

  • Master of Arts in Teaching – Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) is an NCATE accredited program, which is designed to provide you with the degree you need to earn your teaching licensure in the following areas: elementary, secondary, or special education. Our degree in teaching will build your knowledge in the foundations of education, human development, and instructional strategies.
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling – Our Master of Education in School Counseling is accredited through the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Our program will prepare you to be a school counselor in Christian, public, and private schools. You will master counseling and psychology skills, focusing on ethics and techniques, ethnicity, family counseling, and career guidance. Each of the courses within this online degree program will provide specialized preparation for individuals seeking credentials for a K-12 school position.

Potential Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Careers

After completion of your online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction at Liberty University, you will be able to take the next step towards pursuing your dream career! If you enjoy working directly with the students, your opportunities to work as a middle school, special education, or elementary school teacher will increase because of your additional knowledge in the field through your advanced studies.

Those who wish to make a change through more administrative roles will have an increase in qualifying for job opportunities as a school technology director, principal, or on the school board. No matter what degree path you may take, you will prepare for earning your online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to take on any task you receive.

  • Curriculum developer
  • Daycare operator
  • English teacher
  • Librarian
  • School technology director
  • School technology specialist
  • Technology instructor
  • University professor

Admission Requirements 

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above cumulative, combined GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts and submit a transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

Early Childhood Education (add-on endorsement)

Educational Technology

Elementary Education

English

General Education

Gifted Education (add-on endorsement)

History

Leadership

Middle Grades Endorsement

Special Education

Student Services

Urban Education