Whether you evaluate, implement or teach curriculum, you develop passionate, successful learners when you earn the online MS in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Purdue. The research-backed program includes the new methodologies and proven theories surrounding social justice issues and K-12 STEM education that are vital to the role you play within curriculum.
Five Career-Focused Concentrations
To help teachers step into leadership roles and meet the growing diversity of classrooms, Purdue offers five concentrations.
- English Language Learners
- Gifted, Creative and Talented Studies
- Mathematics Education
- Educational Technology
- Integrated STEM Education
Create a Flexible Career in Education
When you look at the employment statistics for positions in education that demand a graduate degree like the master's in curriculum and instruction, you'll see a strong focus on helping all students thrive within their academic abilities.
- 888,900 new education or training jobs are projected to be added from 2016 to 2026
- $63,750 average salary of instructional designers with a master's degree
- 10–20% increase in average annual salary for teachers who hold a master's degree
- A telephone interview
- Official transcripts
- A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
- Three professional letters
- A personal statement
- The GRE may not be required under the following conditions:
- Applicant already possesses an advanced degree from a regionally accredited college or university, and graduated with a cumulative grade-point average that is a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
- Applicant’s undergraduate cumulative grade-point average is a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) now administers both NCATE and TEAC accreditation. Current accreditation status under NCATE and TEAC for education programs will continue through the accreditation term, during which they will be CAEP Eligible.
School Accreditation Statement
Higher Learning Commission