Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction
Freed-Hardeman University

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is designed for educators seeking an advanced degree without initial or additional licensure.  The curriculum provides a Biblical-based foundation, using the Bible as the foundation for personal conduct and ethical behavior in an educational setting, while also providing knowledge and skills in research, developmental psychology, instructional theory and design, technology in the classroom, and curriculum development.  Students can choose to take electives solely in curriculum and instruction, school counseling, or special education, or can choose to take a combination of these three programs.  Courses in the Curriculum and Instruction program include:
  • Procedures in Classroom Management
  • Teaching Secondary School Literacy
  • Learning Theory and Principles
  • Differentiated Instruction and Intervention


  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution or an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit all official undergraduate and graduate transcripts 
  • Official test scores from one of the following:
    • GRE, minimum combined score of 290
    • MAT, minimum score of 380
  • A personal essay 
  • A background check
  • An interview with the program director

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges