Choose from two fully online concentrations
The Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction provides a wide range of graduate study opportunities in the progressive, research-based curriculum and teaching practices. The program prepares educators for continuing professional development, education in a multicultural society, and leadership for curriculum reform and renewal.
The Curriculum & Instruction (C&I) Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree is a professional development degree that strives to enhance each student's career aspirations, which are frequently tied to a future employment objective. Professional teaching experience is not necessary to apply. A student works closely with an advisor to address his or her professional development goals. The C&I M.Ed. is organized into seven concentrations, two of which are offered fully online, listed below.
Online Concentrations: The Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction offers two fully online concentrations:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
A master's in curriculum and instruction is also commonly referred to as a Master's of Education (MEd). An MEd is a master's degree that gives you the potential to advance your teaching career through gaining insights into new approaches that inspire students.
Curriculum and instruction is an education field that focuses on curriculum development, educational theory, and student data evaluation. Practitioners – known as instructional coordinators – design, implement, and evaluate instructional materials and programs to ensure they adhere to organizational standards and deliver effective outcomes, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Possible careers and opportunities include:
Online master's degree in curriculum and instruction programs teach students how to integrate educational technology into instructional materials and programs. Students are also introduced to curricula for nontraditional students, such as special education learners.
The Curriculum & Instruction (C&I) Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree is a professional development degree that strives to enhance each student's career aspirations, which are frequently tied to a future employment objective. Professional teaching experience is not necessary to apply. A student works closely with an advisor to address his or her professional development goals.
Graduates of the program will be able to:
For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education website.
Upon entry into the program, a student is assigned an initial degree advisor. Once familiar with the C&I faculty, the student chooses a more permanent advisor or co-advisors. An individualized program of study (i.e., a prospectus) is completed with the advisor or co-advisors. The prospectus lists the required courses for the specialization or concentration.
A student may choose to take courses from any Kent State University department at the main campus or any regional campus. Up to 12 graduate credits can be transferred from accredited colleges or universities. All transferable hours are subject to approval by the student's advisor or co-advisor.
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1The $549.90 per-credit-hour tuition rate applies to part-time Ohio resident graduate students taking fewer than 11 credit hours per semester.
2The flat-rate semester fee of $6,036 applies to full-time Ohio resident graduate students taking between 11-18 credit hours per semester.
3The $549.90 per-credit-hour tuition rate applies to part-time non-Ohio resident graduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking fewer than 11 credit hours per semester, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour.
4The flat-rate semester fee of $6,036 applies to full-time non-Ohio resident graduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking between 11-18 credit hours, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour of actual credits taken each semester (between 11-18 semester credits or $110-$180).
An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.
Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.
The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken. Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person. Program costs are subject to change without notice.
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