Master - Education: Curriculum & Teaching

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Are you a professional educator interested in enhancing your instructional and curriculum development skills? Consider Northcentral University's Master of Education program with a specialization in Curriculum & Teaching. Read on for more information about this online master's degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Northcentral University's Master of Education program with a specialization in Curriculum & Teaching provides you with the opportunity to explore instructional strategies, learning theories, and various teaching styles as you prepare for career advancement or enhancement. Specialization course options address learning improvement methods, learning processes, literacy and language development, classroom management, accountability and testing, instructional leadership, and learning styles. In your foundations courses, you will discuss contemporary policies and educational practices, and the development of school/community relationships. As part of your final research project, you will be required to apply concepts and methods studied throughout the program.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Before enrolling in Northcentral University's Master of Education with a specialization in Curriculum & Teaching, you must have already earned a bachelor's degree. An academic and professional background in education is important as well.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Once enrolled in Northcentral University's Master of Education with a specialization in Curriculum & Teaching program, you will be required to complete 30 credits to earn this degree. Fifteen of those credit hours will be from foundational courses, 12 credits should be from specialization courses, and three credits will be from a final research capstone course.

Courses for a Master of Education with a specialization in Curriculum & Teaching

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Courses
EDU 5000Foundations for Graduate Study in Education
ED 5022 Educational Policies and Practices
ED 5001Contemporary Issues in Education
ED 5034School Community Relations
ED 5023Multicultural Relationships in Educational Organizations
Specialization Courses
Select four courses from the following:
CT 5000 Curriculum and Instructional Strategies
CT 5003Principles of Teaching & Learning
CT 5010Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Strategies and Principles
CT 5011Learning and Teaching Styles, Multiple Intelligences, and Ways of Learning
CT 5012Teaching Foundations for Language and Literacy
CT 5013The Classroom: Management and Organization for Student Achievement
Capstone Course
ED 6003 PK-12 Specialization Action Research Capstone

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of Northcentral University's Master of Education with a specialization in Curriculum & Teaching, you could begin to apply methods and techniques you learned to your current position or seek employment in a new educational environment. Your responsibilities might include curriculum design, teacher training, or student assessments in preschools, elementary, middle, or high schools. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Superintendent
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Instructional Manager