At a Glance

  • Units: 38
  • Cost Per Unit: $592
  • Typical Program Duration: 2-3 years while teaching full-time

Master of Arts in Education

Curriculum and Instruction

This concentration will prepare candidates with technical skills to work in a variety of academic settings and sets the stage for a doctorate. The Master of Arts in Education degree with concentration in Curriculum and Instruction emphasizes professional writing with a technical emphasis upon competencies, such as writing book proposals, developing scope and sequences for learning programs across grade levels, writing and editing curriculum, and grant writing.

The Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction is a 38-credit program that can be completed in 2-3 years while teaching full time. View program sheet (PDF).

The program has three distinct elements:

  • Core coursework (22 credits)
  • A concentration of Curriculum and Instruction coursework (15 credits)
  • A capstone experience (1 credit)

Core Coursework
SEED 501: Philosophy & Values in Schools & Society (3)
SEED 502: Advanced Educational Psychology (3)
SEED 503: Educational Research and Statistics (3)
SEED 504: Advanced Curriculum & Instruction (3)
SEED 524: Research in Culture & Intercultural Instruction (3)
SEED 554: Professional Writing (3)
TTBE 732: Life of Christ (or other approved TTBE course) (3)
SEED 596: Professional Development Module (1)

Curriculum and Instruction Coursework
(choose 15 credits from the classes below)
SEED 571: Grant Writing, Book Proposal, and Textbook (3)
SEED 572: Learning, Motivation, and Student Engagement (3)
SEED 573: Curriculum Practicum (3)
SEED 574: Current Issues in Education and Education Policy (3)
SEED 576: Preparing Textbooks for Publication (3)
SEED 577: School Leadership and Professional Learning Communities (3)

Capstone
(select one)
SEED 598: Research Project (1)
SEED 599: Thesis (1)

To see this program’s admissions requirements, click here.

Biola University
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