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Curriculum and Instruction in Peace, M.Ed.

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This program is designed for candidates who are already certified educators (PK-12), seeking graduate study in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis on peace education, including issues of social justice, student rights, conflict resolution, community capacity, culturally responsive methods, and student/teacher advocacy.  


This degree allows students the advantages of a unique and practical curricular focus in curriculum and instruction, supported by a constructivist course sequence which promotes individualized assessments, application to current classroom practice, and applied research relevant to grade bands across the PK-12 continuum. Finally, the degree promotes the connection of theory into practice. You’ll not only learn advanced curriculum and peace theories, but develop tangible applications that you can implement immediately to form a progressive classroom.

Programme Structure

  • Curriculum Theory in Comparative Context
  • Public Policy
  • Pedagogy, Models, and Methods for Effective Schools
  • Building Social and Community Capacity
  • Current Issues and Trends in Assessment and Applied Statistics
  • Methods in Culturally Responsive Teaching

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A completed undergraduate E-town admissions application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official record of SAT totaling 1200 or higher (ACT accepted at 27 or higher)
  • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 (on 4.0) scale or higher

Tuition Fee

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    45350 USD/year
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  • National Applies to you

    45350 USD/year
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  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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