Curriculum & Instruction (M.Ed)

Imagine the opportunity to positively impact hundreds, perhaps thousands, of students in K-12 education!  Obtaining the Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction graduate degree at Campbell University prepares the professional educator for this unique opportunity through a 33-hour program focused on the development, implementation and evaluation of effective curriculum offered in PK-12 schools throughout North Carolina. 

In addition, educators examine the tenets of equity and diversity within standards-based curriculum as well as how to analyze data to determine the effectiveness of various curricula programs currently being implemented within area public school districts. 

*Note: This program leads to licensure as a Curriculum Instruction Specialist in North Carolina.  Candidates must complete all program requirements and provide evidence of a passing score for the following Praxis Exam (below) to receive a Curriculum Instruction Specialist license from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. 

Test Name: Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision 

Test Code: 5412 

How Campbell Leads

  • Option to choose an area as a focused study, i.e., National Professional Teaching Standards, educational grant writing or a specially selected topic in education. 
  • Field experience hours give students the opportunity to apply and refine new skillsets obtained during the degree program.  (Clinical Field Experiences are approved through Memorandum of Agreements between Campbell University and local school districts). 
  • Access and practice school supervision through participation in Professional Learning Communities (PLC) and site-based management at schools. 

Career Opportunities as a Curriculum and Instructional Leader

  • Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
  • Curriculum coach or director
  • Content Specialist
  • Instructional Coach
  • Principal
  • Teacher with added skills of understanding curriculum and instruction through the creation of effective curriculum, implementation of this curriculum through effective instruction, and evaluation methods to determine this curriculum and instruction’s value added benefit to student learning

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