M.Ed. – Curriculum & Instruction – Career Switchers

The Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction for Career Switchers, offered online, will build on the courses completed during the licensure program. With coursework delivered from a Christian perspective, you will learn additional techniques to assess the needs of your students and deliver effective curriculum and instruction. This master's degree may be earned upon completing the Career Switcher requirements. Choose from concentrations in Adult Education, Christian School, Gifted & Talented, Teacher Leadership and TESOL. To discuss this concentration with an admissions counselor by phone or in person in Virginia Beach, call 888.713.1595.

  • Learn additional ways to design effective programs, materials and lessons for students.
  • Evaluate curricula against standards, policies and legislation at local, state, national and international levels.
  • Gain key tools for strategic planning, program development and evaluation.

For a complete list of concentration courses for the Master of Education Curriculum & Instruction for Career Switchers, see pages 216-217 of the Regent Graduate Catalog.

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Delivery Format: Online

Total Credit Hours Required: 24-30 (9 required C & I Core Courses plus 15-21 Concentration Courses)

Application Process – Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Step 1: Application & Application Fee
Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.

Pay the $50 application fee online during the application process.

Fee Waiver: Attend a graduate School of Education on-campus or online information session to learn how to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application fee.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Official Transcripts
An official transcript indicating successful completion of a bachelor's degree program is required. We are excited to offer you the service of requesting transcripts on your behalf using our Transcript Request Form*. Additional transcripts may be requested on a case-by-case basis. 

*Please be aware that it usually takes about one month to process a Transcript Request Form and receive a transcript from the issuing institution. However, it may take longer in some situations. It is ultimately the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all transcripts are received by Regent University. With this timeline in mind, we do not suggest using this service within one month of a term start date unless you have submitted unofficial transcripts in addition to your Transcript Request Form. 

Step 3: Complete Your Admissions Survey
In lieu of the previously required writing sample, please complete a brief admissions survey based on your professional goals and interests. This should only take a few minutes to complete but please answer the questions completely and thoughtfully. This gives us a better opportunity to get to know you and align your objects with our programs. The admissions survey can be found here. Once completed, it will be sent directly to an enrollment counselor who will be in touch with you right away to help complete the rest of your application.

Step 4: Admissions Interview
If an interview is necessary, the admissions office will contact you to schedule an appointment. The interview can be conducted on campus or over the phone and typically takes about 20 minutes.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year is:

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour
Master of Education (M.Ed.) $575

Student Fees

Fee Amount
Library Orientation $50
Blackboard Orientation $50
Technology Fee $300 per semester
Parking Fee (On-Campus Students) $100 per semester
Council of Graduate Students Fee $15 for spring & fall semester

Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.

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