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 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 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, cultural diversity in educational settings, 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 program 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 program in Curriculum & Teaching, you will be required to complete 30 credits to earn this degree. The program includes six foundational Master of Education courses and four courses in the area of specialization.

Courses for a Master of Education in Curriculum & Teaching

Course NumberCourse Title
Foundations Master of Education Courses
EDU 5000-8Foundations for Graduate Study
ED 5022-8Educational Policy and Practice
ED 5001-8Contemporary Issues in Education
ED 5034-8School and Community Relations
ED 5023-8Multicultural Relationships in Educational Organizations
ED 6002-8Educational Research Capstone
Specialization Courses (Select four)
CT 5000-8Curriculum and Instructional Strategies
CT 5001-8The Teacher as Reflective Practitioner
CT 5002-8Learning Styles and Teaching Styles: Strategies for Success
CT 5003-8Principles of Teaching and Learning
CT 5004-8Foundations of Language and Literacy Education
CT 5005-8Literacy Teaching and Learning
CT 5006-8Multiple Intelligences and Ways of Learning
CT 5007-8The Classroom: Management and Organization for Student Achievement
CT 5008-8High Stakes Testing: Implications for Teaching and Learning
ED 5026-8Cognition, Emotion, and Motivation Rio Articulation Course
IL 5000-8Instructional Leader as Creator of Learning Culture
IL 5001-8Instructional Leader as Advocate and Decisioner

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of Northcentral University's Master of Education program 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