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M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction – Adult Education

Enhance Your Expertise in Adult Education through a Master of Education Program

Do you have a passion to develop the unique skills and concepts required to work with adult students? Regent’s Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Adult Education can prepare you to develop and deliver effective instructional opportunities for adult learners at the leadership level. The curriculum and instruction program emphasizes understanding learner characteristics, instructional design, assessment, and the effective integration of technology into instructional programs. You can gain an insight into the psychology of adult learners and be equipped to develop curricula that caters to them. Prepare to make a difference in adult education through this Master of Education program.

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INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE & SALARY

Advance in leadership roles and earn a higher salary.

LEARN HOW TO DEVELOP AN ENGAGING CURRICULUM

Motivate and encourage adult learners to achieve learning goals with confidence. Be equipped to do so with a Master of Education that focuses on adult education curriculum and instruction.

WIDEN YOUR JOB PROSPECTS WITH A MASTER OF EDUCATION

Enjoy opportunities in settings such as public, private, higher education, and the workplace.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE through the M.Ed. – Adult Education

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for four years (2019, 2020, 2022 and 2023). Our programs have also been ranked among the Top 10 Best Online Graduate Education Programs in Virginia for 11 years in a row (2013-2023). Regent graduates are empowered to make a difference in lives, which has led to more than 900 alumni being recognized as Teachers of the Year in Hampton Roads since 2004. Align yourself with excellence through the Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Adult Education program.

Presented from a Christian worldview, this specialty degree is supported by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach.

On completing the Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Adult Education degree, you can:

  • Design effective programs, materials, and lessons for adults.
  • Present key education theories and build successful strategies based on these theories.
  • Evaluate curricula against standards, policies, and legislation at the local, state, national, and international levels.
  • Foster learning environments in the workplace and community.

Career Opportunities

  • Department Head
  • Content Specialist
  • Lead Teacher
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Adult Literacy Teacher
  • Learning Facilitator
$65Thousand
Approximate Average Annual Salary of a Curriculum Developer in the United States Glassdoor, 2023
Theories and theorists associated with adult learning and their impact on adult education practice in various adult learning settings.
Educational programs and settings designed for adult learners from colonial America to contemporary times.
Examines the development and administration of curriculum and instructional programs for adult learners in diverse educational settings including adult basic education, GED, and workplace. Emphasis is placed on effective environments and instructional strategies for addressing programmatic goals and outcome appropriate for adults.
Focuses on the role of the individual teacher in his or her classroom. Emphasized curricula, methods of instruction and the assessment of pupil progress in daily lessons and units of instruction.
Study the process of human growth and developing patterns of behavior throughout the life span. Emphasizes the individual’s physical, mental, emotional, intellectual and spiritual growth.

2023-24 Semester Check-In Deadlines

All students are expected to check-in for the semester two weeks before the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

SessionSemester Check-InSession Start Date
Session AFriday, August 11Monday, August 21
Session MFriday, September 8Monday, September 18
Session BFriday, October 13Monday, October 23
Session CThursday, January 4Monday, January 8
Session TFriday, January 26Monday, February 5
Session DFriday, March 1Monday, March 11
Session EFriday, April 26Monday, May 6
Session FFriday, June 7Monday, June 17

Admissions Requirements

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

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

PART-TIME STUDENTS

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5656$3,390
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$8006$4,800
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$8003$2,400
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$8003$2,400

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5659$5,085
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$8009$7,200
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$8006$4,800
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$8006$4,800

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

Part-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5656$3,390
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$8006$4,800
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$8003$2,400
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$8003$2,400

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5659$5,085
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$8009$7,200
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$8006$4,800
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$8006$4,800

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

“If you are considering a career in teaching,
 consider preparing at Regent University.”

Doreatha White, M.Ed., 1997 Principal, J.J. Roberts Elementary School

“What I love about Regent is being treated not only as a student trying to pursue an education but as a person who is trying to make a difference in the world.”

Jasmine Farnsworth, Doctor of Education, 2022

“I found Regent's School of Education to be a place where I could obtain some of those practical skills I needed to help others. The TESOL curriculum included a good balance of instruction in reading, writing, and conversation skills that I can apply with adults or children.”

Jason Clark, M.Ed., 2010 TESOL

“My career has evolved over a short period of time because of my faith and the teacher preparation programs at Regent. The academic, spiritual and leadership guidance shared during my time at Regent gave me the foundation needed to excel in my field.”

Chonita Walker, M.Ed., 2011 Reading Specialist

“A Regent education will open up doors for you. It certainly has for me.”

Roxie Godfrey, Ed.D., 2005 Teacher Educator & Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University