Caldwell University

Office of Graduate Studies

M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction


120 Bloomfield

Caldwell, NJ 07006

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Supervisor, Principal, Special Education and ESL Certificates

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for experienced teachers as a way to further enhance their professionalism and the quality of their teaching. The graduate program prepares educators for leadership roles in their schools. Integrating theory, practice, and research, the M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction provides teachers with opportunities to conduct action research in their schools. Through this research, teachers will acquire advanced knowledge and develop greater competence in their disciplines, while discovering innovative and effective approaches to teaching and learning. Students are required to take seven core courses and five elective courses for a total of 36 credits. The credits which meet the educational requirements for the Supervisor Certification may be completed as part of the elective requirements within this program. Other concentrations available to students in this degree program include Principal Certification – 36 credits, ESL Certification – 39 credits, and Special Education (TOSD) – 42 credits.


Granted accreditation from the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

International Student Requirements:

A full list of admission and program requirements can be found on our Web site.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36-42

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 930.00 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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