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Pursue your master’s in curriculum and instruction online at Regent University, Virginia Beach.

M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction

Develop What’s Taught & How It’s Presented Through a Master’s in Curriculum & Instruction

Are you ready to influence how students learn and retain information? Regent’s Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction will prepare you to develop and deliver effective instructional opportunities for diverse students in learning settings such as private, public, higher education, or even the workplace. You’ll also explore new trends in teaching and learning processes to help students apply techniques more customized to their needs. Choose from multiple concentrations — all presented from a Christian worldview.

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EXPAND YOUR INFLUENCE & IMPACT

Implement curriculum changes that increase student achievement.

GAIN ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Become a respected advisor in and out of the classroom.

INCREASE YOUR JOB PROSPECTS & SALARY TOO

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

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

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

Regent has been ranked among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). Our programs have also been ranked by it among the Top 5 Best Online Graduate Education Programs in Virginia for seven years in a row. Our 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. Experience the Regent difference through the Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction program.

Regent University Ranked #12 in the Top 35 Best Online Master's in Curriculum & Instruction Programs | BestMastersDegrees.com, 2019.
Best Online Master's Education - AC Online - 2018-19

On completing the master’s in curriculum and instruction, you will be able to:

  • Design effective programs, materials and lessons.
  • Present education theories and build strategies based on those theories.
  • Evaluate curricula against standards, policies and legislation.
  • Foster innovative learning environments in the workplace and community.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Department Head
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Content Specialist
  • Lead Teacher
  • Learning Facilitator
$69Thousand
Mean annual wage for instructional coordinators U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Regent's Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Adult Education will prepare you to develop effective instructional opportunities for adult learners.

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Regent's Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Christian School will equip you to deliver effective instructional programs with a strong biblical foundation.

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Regent's Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Gifted & Talented (Endorsement Option), a highly sought-after specialty, will equip you to develop instruction to meet the education needs of high-ability learners.

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Regent's Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Gifted & Talented (Non-Endorsement Option) will prepare you to meet the education needs of high-ability learners.

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Regent's Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – STEM Education will equip you to enhance scientific literacy through STEM integration. Add meaning and expertise to curriculum, instruction, assessment and content knowledge in the STEM disciplines.

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

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2020-2021 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester 2 weeks prior to 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.

Session

Semester Check-In

Session Start Date

Session A

Friday, August 14

Monday, August 24

Session M

Friday, September 11

Monday, September 21

Session B

Friday, October 16

Monday, October 26

Session C

Tuesday, January 5

Monday, January 11

Session T

Friday, January 29

Monday, February 8

Session D

Friday, March 5

Monday, March 15

Session E

Friday, April 30

Monday, May 10

Session F

Friday, June 11

Monday, June 21

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

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

Pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

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: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*
We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript from a U.S.-based school, which indicates successful completion of a bachelor’s degree program, in order to review you for an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SOE Master’s Application Pieces.

Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. For further details, please review the International Admissions Checklist on the International Students Admissions page.

International Applicants: Please visit the International Students Admissions page for a more detailed explanation of the Regent University application information and to determine whether or not you qualify as an international student.

*Upon conditional acceptance to the program by review of unofficial transcripts, Regent University’s Admissions Office will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution, which indicate successful completion of a bachelor’s degree program. We will notify you if your previous institution will not release transcripts directly to us.

Step 3: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire
In lieu of the previously required writing sample, please complete a brief admissions questionnaire 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 objectives with our programs. The admissions questionnaire can be found here. Once completed, it will be sent directly to an admissions counselor who will be in touch with you right away to help complete the rest of your application.

Step 4: Government-Issued ID
To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please email a scanned copy or photograph of it to apply@regent.edu with the subject line: Government ID.

Step 5: 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.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

$550 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $550
Library Orientation $50 (one-time fee)
Blackboard Orientation $50 (one-time fee)

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

$550 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $600
Library Orientation $50 (one-time fee)
Blackboard Orientation $50 (one-time fee)

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

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

“A great teacher learns how to love and care for the students. At Regent this isn't only taught as our responsibility to others but it is modeled. The caring instructors seek to grow leaders with a Christian worldview and a heart to serve others.”

Wilbur Chapman, M.Ed., 2011 TESOL

“Regent's Christian education program taught me best practices in education, and the faculty inspired and challenged me to reach my full potential.”

Randy Brunk, M.Ed., 1989 Head of Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy

“From the professors to advisors to support staff, my experience at Regent has been extremely satisfying, and I highly recommend the program to others.”

Lorri Wilke, M.Ed., 2012 NILD Educational Therapy

“There’s an atmosphere of excellence at Regent.”

Sharon Byrdsong, Ed.D., 2008 K-12 School Leadership

“I am grateful for Regent’s rigorous, Christ-centered Special Education program. I look forward to sharing my passion and experience with the next generation of special education teachers. I’m also excited to continue my research on educational practices utilized in public schools.”

Allisha Beerwart, Ed.D., 2018 Assistant Professor of Education, School of Education, GSW State University