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Program Details

The University of the Southwest offers a MSED Curriculum and Instruction Degree that is well suited for educators who wish to enhance the learning of their students. Enrolled students gain in-depth knowledge and skills which allow them to successfully integrate technology into the teaching field. MSED Curriculum and Instruction Degree is beneficial for those who are already in the field or those who wish to enter this career with a high quality and specialized education.

The MSED Curriculum and Instruction Degree Program consists of 36 credit hours in a variety of education related course topics. Students are required to take core courses, specialization courses, and an additional course of their choice. Core courses students will explore during their studies include Educational Research, Instructional Strategies, Learning & Human Development, and Culturally Diverse & Special Needs Populations. Specialization courses that students are required to complete include Brain-Based Reading Instruction, Professionalism Issues & Ethics in Education, Advanced Instructional Technology, Theories of Curriculum Development, Advanced Assessment, Advanced Classroom Management, and Exceptional Populations in Regular Classrooms. Lastly, students may enroll in either Educational Leadership & Supervision or Reading Comprehension/Core Knowledge. These courses are designed to ensure that students are well prepared to further their education and obtain employment in specialized positions within the education career field.

All courses for this program are available online. The online learning environment provides flexibility for enrolled students who are employed or have other obligations. Time management and word processing skills are very important for students who enroll in this degree program.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission