Master - Teaching: Curriculum & Teaching

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If you already have teacher certification but are interested in furthering your teaching and curriculum development skills, consider Northcentral University's Master of Arts in Teaching program with a specialization in Curriculum and Teaching. Read more about this flexible online master's degree program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The curriculum of Northcentral University's Master of Arts in Teaching program with a specialization in Curriculum and Teaching offers you the opportunity to gain the skills needed to support the learning and development of K-12 students. Topics addressed in specialization courses include curriculum design and development, curriculum standards, the theory of multiple intelligences, classroom management systems, and conflict resolution for the classroom. Foundational courses cover differentiated instruction, using technology in the classroom, and meeting the needs of unique learners. A final capstone project is also required.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are considering Northcentral University's Master of Arts in Teaching program with a specialization in Curriculum and Teaching, you should have good communication skills and the desire to lead students to success. You must have already earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited school and have completed an approved teacher certification program.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You will be required to complete 33 credits to earn Northcentral University's Master of Education with a specialization in Curriculum and Teaching (which includes nine credits for the successful completion of the required alternative certification).

Courses for a Master of Arts in Teaching with a specialization in Curriculum and Teaching

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Courses
MAT 5001 Foundations of Teaching and Learning
MAT 5002Planning and Presenting Instruction for Diverse Learners
MAT 5003Diversity, Inclusion and Exceptional Learners
MAT 5004Technology for the 21st Century Classroom
Specialization Courses
CT 5010 Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Strategies and Principles
CT 5011Learning and Teaching Styles, Multiple Intelligences, and Ways of Learning
CT 5013The Classroom: Management and Organization for Student Achievement
Capstone Course
MAT 5005 Capstone for Teachers

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of Northcentral University's Master of Arts in Teaching with a specialization in Curriculum and Teaching program, you could have the skills and knowledge to advance your current teaching career or to seek other opportunities related to curriculum design or development. Some of the positions you could consider include:

  • Elementary teacher
  • Secondary teacher
  • Lead teacher
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Instructional designer