Strengthen Teaching Effectiveness for All Learners

Identify, investigate, and apply proven strategies and techniques to establish your authority in the field, enabling you to develop instructional skills in a specific educational area of interest.

Marymount University’s master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction gives you the knowledge, skills, and experience to design innovative programs, implement the latest technology and use data to review the effectiveness and efficiency of projected outcomes — vital skills for leading change in today’s schools and organizations. Marymount’s Curriculum and Instruction master’s degree is designed for individuals who are already licensed or who aren’t seeking teaching licensure.

  • Affordable tuition for a 30-credit graduate degree

Complete your M.Ed. degree in just 30 credits.

  • Choose from 4 different concentrations

After completing the core graduate program coursework, you can tailor your master of education in Curriculum and Instruction to specialize in one of the following areas: curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, special education, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

  • Create a schedule that works for you

Our courses are offered on campus, hybrid, or fully online to help you balance your life and commitments. Many of our graduate students working toward a master’s in Curriculum and Instruction complete the program in less than 2 years. Some students choose to take their time and complete in 3 or even 4 years if needed. Our Curriculum and Instruction master’s degree is completely customizable to fit your goals, interests, and needs. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills to implement inventive lessons while using technology and assessment tools to meet learners where they are.

  • Advance your career with graduate research

As you work toward your master’s in Curriculum and Instruction, you’ll have a variety of opportunities to participate in faculty-led or independent research projects. Many of our graduate students in the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction program have presented their findings at conferences and symposiums around the world, contributing to the growth in our field — and our stakeholders.

  • Take classes with other M.Ed. majors

At Marymount, our coursework in the Curriculum and Instruction master’s degree program is integrated with other education programs for multiple perspectives in the field. You may study alongside students from our Administration and Supervision, Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education programs to share ideas on how to meet the diverse learning needs in today’s educational communities.

  • Study abroad

Our MEd in Curriculum and Instruction also offers a variety of electives. With this added flexibility, many of our graduate students study abroad in Costa Rica, Panama, Uganda, and other countries around the globe. These experiences provide global perspectives and opportunities for service to further prepare you for working in diverse learning communities.

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