Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction

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Program Overview

cceimaThe M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction is a 36-credit online degree program that explores issues of curriculum, instruction, and assessment that affect educators at every level of schooling and within educational organizations. Program coursework also addresses issues of diversity, and provides students with a global perspective on education. The M.Ed. is designed with a balance of theoretical and practical applications through research projects and critical writing assignments that provide the groundwork for future success at the doctoral level. This degree is highly recommended for those who want a balance of subject matter knowledge and pedagogical knowledge that will help them teach at any level of education. Students can complete this degree in two years with support and assistance from our experienced faculty.

Online Program Features

  • Flexible schedule to allow coursework to be completed while teaching
  • Team-based cohort format to build community
  • Completed degree in 24 months
  • Programs start: January, May, and August
  • Experienced and accommodating faculty
  • Fully online areas of specialization as well as traditional areas of specialization

Program Description

Admission Requirements

Application Process

  1. Fill out the online graduate application for FAU.
    NOTE: There is a $30 application fee.
  2. Submit official transcripts in sealed envelopes from all schools attended.
    NOTE: If you attended one of the Florida State University System institutions, transcripts may be requested electronically.
    Send to: FAU Graduate College
    777 Glades Road, SU 80, Room 101
    Boca Raton, FL 33431
  3. Submit GRE Scores electronically to Florida Atlantic University.
  4. Provide to the department an application cover letter (no more than two pages) including personal statement specifying area of concentration (if known), reason for applying to the program and professional goals. Send to: Lizeth Garcia

Application Deadlines

Domestic Students
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Summer: April 1

International Students
Fall: February 15
Spring: July 15
Summer: January 15


Dr. Dilys Schoorman, Department Chair
Department of Curriculum, Culture, and Educational Inquiry
College of Education
Building 47, room 467
Boca Raton Campus

Contact: FAU College of Education
Department of Curriculum, Culture and Educational Inquiry

Phone: 561-297-6598

Campus: Boca Raton

Level: Graduate

Type: Master's Degree

Credits: 36

Format: Online

Subject: Education