University of Nebraska - Kearney

University of Nebraska - Kearney

Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum & Instruction



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum & Instruction

Format: Online

Program Description:

The master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction degree is a 36-credit hour program designed for K-12 teachers in all areas and grade levels who are interested in becoming better classroom teachers. The Curriculum & Instruction advances the professional growth of educators, whether the goal is to expand work within a given discipline, develop a new endorsement area, or address particular instructional concerns. The six areas of study are: 1) Elementary Education, 2) Instructional Effectiveness, 3) Early Childhood Education, 4) Reading/Special Education, 5) English as a Second Language, 6) Secondary Education. Students pursuing certification in other states must check with their State Department of Education for certification requirements. To apply, students must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with a standard teaching certificate.

For an out-of-state online student, graduate tuition is $393.00 per credit hour. For a resident of Nebraska, graduate tuition is $269.00 per credit hour (2012-13 rates).  Fees are additional.


UNK is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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