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The master of education with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction is designed for graduate students who wish to further their competencies as teachers, curriculum specialists or instructional leaders.
Official nameMaster of education in secondary education with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction
Program typeMaster's degree
Academic homeCollege of Education | Department of Educator Preparation and Leadership
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
This degree has potential benefits for
- Curriculum specialists
- Instructional leaders
- Teacher leader
- Curriculum writer
- Curriculum specialist
- Instructional coach
- Instructional coordinator
- Curriculum coordinator
- Curriculum developer
- Academic program specialist
- Academic director
- Instructional designer
- Educational consultant
Delivery of this program is 100% online: no campus visits are required. Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester and finish in two to three years.
Course work includes
- Curriculum leadership in education
- Curriculum design for educational programs
- Improving teaching and learning
- Social justice in education
Typical program length3 years
Typical course load1-2 classes per semester
The University of Missouri-St. Louis is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.
Dr. Kerkhoff utilizes mixed methods to investigate critical, digital and global literacies. Her research centers on integrating inquiry-based global learning with adolescent literacy instruction. Her work has been published in Teaching and Teacher Education, Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, and Reading & Writing Quarterly. She currently serves as Assistant Editor of English Education, a National Council of Teachers of English journal and serves as Going Global, Inc.'s Education Director.