Sample Degree Pathway for Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction - Advanced

The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (K-12 instructional focus) is a 30-credit degree program which can be completed entirely online. This program does not lead to a teaching license in any state. However, Massachusetts Educators who hold an appropriate Massachusetts Initial License (same license field and grad band) may want to refer to current DESE guidelines and consider if the content courses within this degree are applicable to their Professional License requirements: 
Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education Licensure Requirement Tool

Massachusetts Professional Teacher Licensure candidates may be able to use to 12 credits of appropriate content coursework toward their MA Professional License.

Required Courses
Course #Course NameCr.
Total12
EDUC.6300Educating Diverse Populations
3
EDUC.6350Dynamics of Curricular Change 
3
EDUC.6370Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Curriculum3
EDUC.6380Curriculum Design K-12
3
Specialization
Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
EDUC.6510Web-Based Technologies on the Learning Environment: Teaching and Learning3
EDUC.6441Models of Teaching3
EDUC.6240Assessment of Learning
EDUC.6101Theories of Learning3
EDUC.XXXXOne instruction-related course with permission of advisor3
Capstone Project
Course #Course NameCr.
Total3

EDUC.6501

OR

EDUC.6530

Capstone Project: Advanced Programs

Capstone Alternative

3
This course is taken as the culminating course in the program and is offered only in the fall and spring.
Total = 30 credits.