MEd in Curriculum & Instruction

Focus on Educational Quality

Earn a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Southern New Hampshire University and increase your expertise and marketability. Curriculum plays a critical role in a student's education and in the growing nationwide emphasis on educational quality and accountability. Earn your Curriculum and Instruction MEd online, on campus or both and develop a specialized understanding of the latest theories and practices in curriculum development. Gain valuable knowledge and insights that will prepare you to make significant contributions to students, schools, parents, communities and your career.

The Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction is ideal for licensed teachers seeking an additional endorsement or select K-12 professionals who are leading in the area of curriculum and instruction. This program does not lead to initial licensure.

Students enrolled in the Curriculum and Instruction MEd online or on campus may be eligible for New Hampshire certification as a curriculum administrator or may elect to not seek state certification. If you are interested in obtaining state certification outside of New Hampshire, check with your state's Department of Education to ensure New Hampshire certification is recognized in your home state.

Enhance Your Education with a
Specialized Concentration

Elect the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction alone or choose one of four concentration areas for added specialization and career enhancement options.

Advantages of the Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction

  • No GMAT or GRE required for admission.
  • No upfront tuition payments with employer tuition reimbursement.
  • Learn innovative curriculum, leadership and educational practices from instructors who are accomplished academics and industry experts.
  • One-to-one personalized support from an academic advisor.
  • Graduate in as few as 15 months, with two courses per 10-week term.
  • Classes generally include no more than 20 students, which allows for a lot of sharing of ideas with classmates and professors.
  • In-class or online course work leads to the same Southern New Hampshire University diploma.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our five graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options.  Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.

Candidates must also submit an acknowledgement form and professional resume.

Licensure Information

This program is approved by the New Hampshire State Department of Education for Teacher Certification as leading to an endorsement in New Hampshire.  Please note that Southern New Hampshire University cannot guarantee licensure, certification, endorsement, or salary benefits.  View disclosure information.

University Accreditation

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