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Curriculum and Teaching (Online), M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
The Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching online program prepares students to articulate and apply educational theory and research to improve teaching skills and student performance, or to advance into school leadership.

About

Benefit from a strong reputation for providing education degrees at Fitchburg State that dates back more than a century. This 100% online program develops student-centered teachers and offers the ability to immediately apply new concepts in the classroom. Curriculum is delivered in an accelerated online format to help meet the needs of working teachers. Though designed for active educators, the curriculum is also applicable to other instructional environments, and no teaching license is required to enter the program.

Graduates of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Teaching online program will be prepared to:

  • Reflect on current educational issues and practices
  • Examine and evaluate research and engage in the research process
  • Apply advanced knowledge, educational theory and research in the design and implementation of appropriate educational curricula, practices and environments
  • Apply knowledge of how students develop as thinkers and learners
  • Apply advanced knowledge of emerging, research-based, educational principles in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the educational environment and instructional programs
  • Demonstrate awareness of the impact of societal issues on the curriculum as they relate to meeting the diverse needs of individuals
  • Demonstrate an understanding of educational partnership models which effectively focus on family strengths, circumstances and cultural experiences
  • Demonstrate effective strategies and techniques for working with diverse individuals in inclusive learning environments
  • Examine the shared values, ethics, purposes and commitments that bond the educational community (e.g. teachers, families, administrators, specialists, etc.)
  • Demonstrate a disposition of collegiality, respect and support that fosters future improvement of education through research and reflection

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
  • Strategies for Creating a Positive Learning Environment
  •  Using Technology to Enhance Student Achievement
  •  Curriculum and Assessment for Teachers
  •  Formative and Summative Assessment Strategies

For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 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).

  • Pay $50 application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended*
  • No GRE, MTEL or other teaching license is required to enter the program.
  • Professional resume
Essay (no more than one page in length) on one of the following topics:
  • Tell us about a positive situation in which you helped a person and made a significant difference in that person's life.
  • What are the most important factors in establishing a long-term working relationship with students, friends, etc.?
  • Tell us about a significant event that involved you in a teaching or helping mode.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13392 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13392 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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