M.Ed. On Campus

Curriculum and Instruction

The University of Tampa

13 months
655 USD/credit 21766 USD/year
655 USD/credit 21766 USD/year
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The Curriculum and Instruction program of The University of Tampa has a reputable, long-standing relationship with Tampa Bay area school districts and administrators. The program enhances the teaching and leadership skills of currently certified teachers and can be completed in as little as 13 months.


Who enrolls in this program?

Students who enroll in the Curriculum and Instruction program of The University of Tampa wish to become better educators and recognized leaders. Candidates are teachers currently working in K–12 classrooms or those who are taking a break from the classroom but have a strong background in education. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in education or hold a professional teaching certificate. These educators come to UT with a background in a wide array of specializations.

What is the structure of the M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction?

The program emphasizes curriculum theory, pedagogy and innovation in education, educational advocacy, social dimensions of learning, instructional design, leadership and research, which can be applied in the teacher’s current field of work or toward advanced studies in education. Coursework is designed with the working education professional in mind and takes advantage of slower periods, such as summer months. Candidates may be required to complete a thesis, special project or oral examination as a culminating experience.

What are the benefits of the program?

  • Advanced professional coursework supports classroom teaching and advancement in the school system
  • Opportunities for mentoring and scholarly collaboration with university faculty
  • Potential for teaching undergraduate classes at universities and community colleges
  • Preparation for candidates seeking to pursue doctoral studies and advanced research
  • Provides deeper understanding of human development and learning
  • Offers candidates a new professional network within a class of their peers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Theory
  • Cross-Cultural Diversity
  • Human Development and Social Dimensions of Learning
  • Pedagogy and Innovation in Education: Models in Teaching
  • Social Change and School Reform
  • Applied Philosophy for Curricular Design and Implementation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The university has rolling admissions. We recommend the following dates as guidelines:

  • Fall Intake: by the end of May.
  • Spring Intake: by the end of October.


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application for the University
  • $40 application fee
  • Official transcripts for all previous college work received directly from each institution
  • Applicants must have earned a four-year degree from a regionally accredited institution in the subject area designated by their intended program.
  • Applicants need to have an overall GPA of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0, or a minimum of 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.
  • Two letters of recommendation from educational peers or supervisors, one of which is the current or most recent supervisor
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement addressing why they seek a graduate-level degree

Work experience

  • A minimum of at least two years successful teaching experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 655 USD per credit during 13 months.
  • National

    21766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 655 USD per credit during 13 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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