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M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction – Teacher Leader

Become a Trusted Leader in Education

Regent’s Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Teacher Leader will prepare you to become a key leader in your field and in diverse learning environments.

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October 25, 2021
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INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE & SALARY

Serve on the school leadership team with potential compensation.

GAIN ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Become a respected advisor in and out of the classroom.

WIDEN YOUR JOB PROSPECTS THROUGH A TEACHER LEADER PROGRAM

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

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Experience Regent ranked among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 & 2020). Its programs have also been recognized among the Top 5 Online Graduate Education Programs in Virginia for seven consecutive years. Regent graduates are empowered to make a difference in lives, which has led to more than 850 alumni being recognized as Teachers of the Year in Hampton Roads since 2004.

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

To learn more about this program, please complete the Request Information form on this page.

On completing the M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction – Teacher Leader degree, you will be able to:

  • Have a voice in the educational decision-making process.
  • Implement and model effective teaching strategies.
  • Evaluate curricula against standards, policies, and legislation at the local, state, national, and international levels.
  • Incorporate character education to strengthen instructional programs.

Career Opportunities

  • Department Head
  • Staff Development Leader
  • Lead Teacher
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Early Career Mentor
  • Instructional Coach
Explores the general paradigmatic structure of knowledge, focusing in particular on the social sciences and humanities, and engages students in the process of conceptualizing educational research problems that are based in social science and humanities theory and models. After considering basic conventions and principles from anthropology, sociology, social psychology, political science, and the humanities, students explore and apply various theoretical perspectives and models to potential research topics in education.
Focuses on the role of the individual teacher in his or her classroom. Emphasizes curricula, methods of instruction and the assessment of pupil progress in daily lessons and units of instruction.
Examines strategic planning and the role of program evaluation in the planning-implementation-evaluation cycle to include the curriculum planning process. Topics include various theoretical and philosophical perspectives, alternative evaluation designs and related methodologies including collaborative action research and issues related to design, measurement and utilization. The goal is to help educators become active collaborators in the evaluation process and to give them the tools to judge the value of an evaluation. Whether the task is designing an internal evaluation of a local program, contracting for an external evaluation at the district level, or critically reviewing an evaluation report as a basis for making an administrative decision, this course offers important leadership preparation. Each student will prepare an evaluability assessment related to a self-selected educational program in his/her area of concentration. Prerequisite: a graduate level research course. Cross-listed with EDCO 801.
Research base for character education and its school transformational capabilities. Design of integrated character education curricula and instructional delivery through standards-based instruction. Effective teaching and assessment of character qualities with strategies for program evaluation.
Provides the knowledge base and skill necessary to identify exemplary curriculum and instruction, as well as to modify and/or design units for enhancement of a pre-existing curriculum. Demonstrate understanding of effective instructional design principles, appropriate assessment practices and informative feedback mechanisms for instructional improvement. In addition, be able to guide fellow personnel in school-based curriculum design/redesign processes.

2021-22 Semester Check-In Deadlines

All new 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 13Monday, August 23
Session MFriday, September 10Monday, September 20
Session BFriday, October 15Monday, October 25
Session CTuesday, December 21Monday, January 10
Session TFriday, January 28Monday, February 7
Session DFriday, March 4Monday, March 14
Session EFriday, April 29Monday, May 9
Session FFriday, June 10Monday, June 20

Admissions Requirements

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Step 2: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • After you submit your application, you will receive a link to complete the required admissions questionnaire.

Step 3: Submit Your Unofficial College Transcripts

  • Email your unofficial college transcripts to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Upon conditional acceptance, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution.
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company.

Step 4: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

  • Email a photo of your government-issued ID to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Government ID.
  • Please note that all items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

PART-TIME STUDENTS

Degree/ProgramTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Career Switcher$2506$1,500
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5506$3,300
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$7756$4,650
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$7753$2,325
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$7753$2,325

Full-Time Students

Degree/ProgramTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Career Switcher$2509$2,250
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5509$4,950
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$7759$6,975
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$7756$4,650
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$7756$4,650

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800
University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Part-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Career Switcher$2506$1,500
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5506$3,300
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$7756$4,650
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$7753$2,325
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$7753$2,325

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Career Switcher$2509$2,250
Master of Education (M.Ed.)$5509$4,950
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)$7759$6,975
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)$7756$4,650
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)$7756$4,650

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$750
University Services Fee (Online Students)$600

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

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