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MEd in Curriculum & Instruction - Educational Leadership

Southern New Hampshire University offers the Master of Education (MEd) in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Education Leadership program is ideal for licensed teachers who want to learn additional leadership skills that can be applied in the classroom or in administrative roles. For more information about this program, continue reading.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Education Leadership

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Those who enjoy teaching but whose goals also include enhancing their instructional skills or advancing into administrative positions could be good candidates for this program. Educators and administrators should be patient and possess exceptional communication skills. Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University must have earned a bachelor's degree prior to seeking admission into this master's program.

Program Description:

The MEd in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Education Leadership program at Southern New Hampshire University is designed for certified teachers or select K-12 professionals who are leading in the area of curriculum and instruction. Enrollees will have the opportunity to explore and experience instructional courses and hands-on learning in areas such as transformational leadership and integrative technology. The program aims to impart the knowledge educators need to establish enriching environments and foster meaningful learning experiences at their educational institutions.

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Financial Aid:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

Application Fees:

No application fee for April & June terms.

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Required Courses for a Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Education Leadership:

Curriculum and Instruction Core Courses

  • EDU 520: The Educator Researcher
  • EDU 533: Learning Through Technology
  • EDU 547: Curriculum Development
  • EDU 550: Educational Assessment
  • EDU 555: Student Centered Curriculum / Instruction
  • EDU 582: Educational Factors of Diversity
  • EDU 610: Ethics and School Law
  • EDU 775: Practicum in Curriculum and Instruction

Educational Leadership Concentration Courses

  • EDU 760: School Facilities and Finance
  • EDU 765: School and Community Relations
  • EDU 780: School Organizational Leadership

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Leaders of larger educational organizations, such as universities, school districts, and state education departments may be required to hold doctorate degrees. Graduates of the MEd in Curriculum and Instruction in Education Leadership could go on to enroll in doctorate programs such as a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.).

Career Paths:

This master's degree program could open the doors to a number of career paths in the educational arena. Ultimately, program graduates may be eligible to pursue career opportunities such as, but not limited to, the following:

  • Curriculum Administrator
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Teacher

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