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MAEd in Curriculum & Instruction


This concentration focuses on instruction and learning about classroom practices, the development of classroom materials, and ways in which teaching occurs in classrooms. Students interested in this concentration will learn about theory, research, and practice as they relate to best curricular and instructional practices.

Program Highlights

  1. Increase your salary & employment opportunities in K-12 education

  2. Core courses meet one evening per week

  3. Eight-week classes. Focus on one class at a time.

  4. Online electives are available

  5. Transfer in up to nine previous graduate hours

  6. Flexible enrollment – attend part-time or full-time

  7. Several enrollment start dates throughout the year – start any semester


In order to earn the Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum & Instruction, students must complete a total of 33 credit hours, including 5 core courses (15 credit hours) and a combination of elective courses (18 hours). 

Each of the core courses in this program are 8 weeks in length.  Elective courses may be 8 weeks in length (3 credit hours courses) or 2 weeks in length (1 credit hour courses).  

To see the full list of our Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum & Instruction courses,  view courses.


Applicants for the Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum & Instruction degree program must hold a baccalaureate degree with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 from a regionally accredited institution.

To learn more about our Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum & Instruction admission requirements, view admissions.


Students in the Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum & Instruction degree program can pay for each course as they enroll or explore additional payment options with our Student Financial Services office.

Costs are the same for students in Missouri or from outside the state.

To learn more about our Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum & Instruction tuition, view tuition.

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