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Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
—Adult Education

Online Degree Overview

Don Finn, Ph.D.
Concentration Chair

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) is designed to prepare educators to develop and deliver effective instructional opportunities for diverse students in various learning settings including public, private, higher education, and the workplace. The Adult Education concentration emphasizes understanding the unique characteristics of adult learners and examining and applying strategies for designing effective programs and instructional opportunities for these learners. In addition, the C&I degree stresses understanding program and student assessment and the effective integration of technology into instructional programs.

Master's in Curriculum and Instruction
—Adult Education Highlights

Courses: View Course Sequence & Descriptions
Length: 33 credit hours. May be completed in 18-24 months.
Format: Eight-week courses offered entirely via online learning. One core course offered on campus each semester. Students may begin the program in August, October, January, March, May, or July.
Results: Master of Education degree with concentration in Adult Education.
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Other Concentration Areas: Christian School | Gifted & Talented | Teacher Leader

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Career Opportunities

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction will prepare you for leadership positions such as department head, content specialist, lead teacher, or curriculum developer. Those employed in school system or higher education administration, corporate, and non-profit settings will also benefit from this degree.

Master's in Curriculum and Instruction—Adult Education
graduates will be able to:

  • Examine and understand key adult education theories.
  • Understand the historical roots of adult education in America and the impact of this history on contemporary programs.
  • Design effective programs, materials, and lessons for adults in various settings.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of curricula for adults.
  • Examine issues related to teaching and learning from a Christian worldview.