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Master of Arts in Education / Curriculum & Instruction

Program Details

The online MA in Education / Curriculum & Instruction degree program from York College is designed for individuals who currently serve, or expect to serve as a K-12 principal, teacher, project manager, or training and development professional. Students gain the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Apply ethical principles to appropriate subject matter in professional settings
  • Evaluate multiple approaches in organizational programs, policy, practice, and planning in a professional context
  • Differentiate appropriate ways to effectively interact and communicate in a professional context
  • Apply best practices in their teaching curriculum in a K12 educational setting regarding effective learning strategies and assessment
  • Use best practices to design, collect, and evaluate an action research project, set within the context of their educational setting
  • Analyze and design curriculum aligned to student learning outcomes within the context of their educational setting


  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline from an accredited institution. Prospective students who have completed a degree from a non-accredited institution will be evaluated and considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • 2.5 GPA. If GPA is below a 2.5, applicants may submit a personal statement reflecting their personal goals and aspirations to be considered with their application.

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)