American InterContinental University

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

AIU Online's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is designed to teach current educators about instructional design and curriculum planning. Learn more about AIU Online's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

School Offering Program:

American InterContinental University

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Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in AIU Online's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program should have already earned a bachelor's degree and may be certified teachers. Applicants could have several years of teaching experience; however students are not required to have taught.

Program Description:

Students enrolled in AIU Online's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction online degree program have the opportunity to learn techniques to motivate students, design lessons, and conduct educational research. The program is designed for certified teachers and does not prepare students for licensure. In addition to taking core education classes, students have the opportunity to take three classes focused on curriculum and instruction. Students who are currently working could enroll in the program part-time.

Learning Format:


Total Credits Required:

56 credits

Financial Aid:

American InterContinental University's students may be eligible for various financial aid options, including federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs. Interested students should complete the FAFSA and will then have the opportunity to work with one of American InterContinental University's Financial Aid Advisors.

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Required Courses for a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact American InterContinental University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Some courses and programs may not be available at all campuses.

Curriculum and Instruction Courses

  • EDU 633: Principles of Curriculum Improvement (6 credits)
  • EDU 643: Designing Effective Courses (6 credits)
  • EDU 673: Decision Making in Curriculum and Instruction (6 credits)

Core Courses

  • EDU 602: Analysis, Assessment, and Technology (6 credits)
  • EDU 612: Educational Research Methods (6 credits)
  • EDU 620: Principles of Instructional Design (6 credits)
  • EDU 622: Applying Learning Theories (6 credits)
  • EDU 660: Curriculum Design and Evaluation (6 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of AIU Online's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program could pursue a doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction. After earning an advanced degree, graduates may be eligible for jobs in higher education.

Career Paths:

Students who complete AIU Online's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction have the opportunity to return to the classroom if they hold state licensure. Graduates can also pursue entry-level administrative and educational planning positions.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Education consultant
  • Curriculum designer
  • Course designer
  • Curriculum manager

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