Master of Arts in Education / Curriculum & Instruction
Brandman University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education with the concentration in Curriculum & Instruction program is designed for experienced K-12 teachers seeking to advance their skills as professionals and as scholarly practitioners.  The curriculum focuses on the development of innovative curricula while using multiple methods of instruction to educate students of differing ages, backgrounds, and levels of ability.  Students learn to assess student learning and analyze curriculum design, evaluate various educational research paradigms, apply democratic principles to authentic educational context, and analyze best practices of global educational systems.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Must have a current teaching credential or must take EDUU 515 Teaching the Adult Learner-Teaching the Adult Learner
  • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A 3.0 GPA calculated over the most recent 30 graded semester credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program OR A GPA of 2.5 or higher calculated over the most recent graded 30 semester credits and satisfactory graduate admission exam scores OR an earned master's degree or higher OR submission of a portfolio showing adequate preparation for graduate studies

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission