M.Ed. Online

Curriculum and Instruction

Pennsylvania State University

12 months
950 USD/credit 28500 USD/year
950 USD/credit 28500 USD/year
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Advance your knowledge of curriculum, teaching, learning, teacher education, and educational supervision with this Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed. This flexible degree program at Pennsylvania State University allows you to choose your area of emphasis, preparing you to succeed in an increasingly diverse educational landscape.


The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction is a degree program offered by the College of Education at Pennsylvania State University and delivered online through Penn State World Campus, recently ranked No. 7 by U.S. News & World Report for having the best online graduate education programs. This curriculum and instruction master's program is taught by the same nationally recognized faculty who teach on campus.


Penn State's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction offers:

  • six paths of learning — Children's Literature; STEM Education; Elementary Education; Curriculum and Supervision; Curriculum and Instruction Customized Path; and a specialized path which allows you to choose to focus on English Language Arts, World Languages/ESL, or Social Studies
  • online courses replicating those in our rigorous, prestigious, high-quality residential program
  • a program from a university long renowned for preparing and supporting teachers and education professionals
  • the use of asynchronous communication so you can study and interact in a "classroom" from anywhere in the world

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Overview of Contemporary School Curriculum
  • Curriculum Design: Theory and Practice
  • Learning Processes in Relation to Educational Practices
  • Theories of Childhood
  • Science Teaching and Learning
  • Teaching as Inquiry

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GRE or GMAT
  • All applicants are expected to have earned a junior/senior grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • English Proficiency
  • References (2)
  • Personal Statement — Describe your motivation for undertaking graduate studies in statistics.
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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