Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction
Shepherd University

Program Details

Shepherd University strives to prepare educators for leadership roles with its Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction. Graduates enhance their professionalism and improve the effectiveness of their instruction.

The online curriculum and instruction program integrates theory, practice, and research. Through emphasizing leadership, the coursework imparts the following:

  • Educational responsibilities
  • Opportunities to enhance professional knowledge
  • Effective and innovative approaches to learning and teaching

While core courses comprise most of your coursework, you also take part in thesis writing, action research, and a comprehensive exam. Topics within the online curriculum and instruction program include:

  • Educational research
  • Dynamics of leadership
  • Advanced educational methods
  • Action research methodology

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Shepherd University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent