Master of Education Degree Requirements

MEd, Curriculum and Instruction

The Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction is designed for students who want to be:

  • Prepared for leadership roles while continuing as a classroom teacher;
  • Challenged to lead other teachers with professional development in their schools;
  • Equipped for conducting authentic action research; and
  • Qualified to add an endorsement to their teaching license.

According to a recent research project conducted by the Teacher Leader Exploratory Consortium, there is a great need for teachers willing to serve in middle-management roles such as, but not limited to:

  • Resource Provider
  • Instructional Specialist
  • Classroom Supporter
  • Learning Facilitator
  • Mentor
  • School Team Leader
  • Data Coach

The M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction will help prepare students for these types of roles and is designed to fulfill the educational requirements for the Instructional Facilitator endorsement.



  • ED 7033  Christian Foundations and Instructional Facilitation (3 credit hours)
  • ED 7353  Human Intellect and the Brain (3 credit hours)
  • ED 7513  Action Research and Data Analysis for School and Classroom Use (3 credit hours)
  • ED 7733  Differentiated Learning (3 credit hours)
  • ED 8133  Building Learning Communities (3 credit hours)
  • ED 8173  Instructional Facilitation/Teacher Leadership (3 credit hours)
  • ED 8233  Advanced Curriculum Design (3 credit hours)
  • ED 8473  Technology for School Leaders (3 credit hours)
  • ED 8633  Curriculum Alignment and Assessment (3 credit hours)
  • ED 8813  Action Research Practicum (3 credit hours)


Minimum semester credit hours for MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – 30

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