Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

HBU Online Learning Program

 

About the Degree

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is a thirty-six-hour program that provides expertise related to curriculum content and instructional methodology. In this program, individuals can increase their knowledge and skills without pursuing a certification or specialization. You do not need to be a certified teacher to complete this degree, and while it does not provide additional certifications, knowledge and skills in the area of teaching and learning will be gained.

This degree program offers the student 18 hours of core curriculum in the area of school reform, curriculum development, teaching methodology, research, and technology integration. Then the student is given 18 hours of electives in the area of education. These elective areas can include coursework related to educational administration, special education, instructional technology, reading, or ESL. The student will be recommended for graduation when they have completed 36 semester hours and passed a comprehensive examination.

This degree offers students additional expertise in the area of education while also allowing them to take a variety of courses across many areas in education. Throughout the program, students develop knowledge and skills through working with children and teachers.

 

View the Degree Completion Plan.

Admission Requirements

Students must provide all official transcripts, any additional transcripts for content area certification, two recommendations, current resume/CV, service record, and complete an interview.

Transcripts should be sent from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree.  Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted.  *If your degree-conferred transcript contains fewer than 100 hours of your undergraduate coursework, you will be required to submit all undergraduate transcripts.  Any post-baccalaureate or graduate level transcripts will also be required. For students applying to be certified in a content area, you are required to submit all of your transcripts.

Recommendations must be from a professional or academic source.  Forms from family members or friends will not be accepted.  Recommendation forms must be sent directly from the recommenders to be considered valid.

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Accreditation

Houston Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.

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