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Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program promotes constructivist approaches, helps students learn about methods and materials to use while instructing, and covers best practices and procedures for teaching.  Courses are designed to provide participants with methods and materials they can use to help their own students learn, including technology tools.  Courses include Leading an Inquiry-Based and Student-Engaging Classroom, Curriculum Leadership for Rigor and Relevance, Leading for Differentiated Instruction, and Diagnostic Assessment for Learning.

Requirements

This program requires a course with embedded clinical experience in one's own classroom/school.

  • Have completed a baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body or the Association for Biblical Higher Education verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least of minimum of 30 hours was completed
  • Public school candidates:
    • A valid (but not necessarily current) state teacher’s license
    • At least one year of teaching experience from an approved and accredited public, private, or parochial school in the United States or abroad
    • Supporting documentation demonstrating access to a P-12 classroom
  • ACSI, FACCS, and FCCS candidates:
    • A valid (but not necessarily current) temporary, standard, or professional teaching license or certificate
    • At least one year (i.e., a minimum of one semester and one day) of teaching experience, under contract and performed in a classroom
    • Supporting documentation demonstrating access to a P-12 classroom

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)