Master of Science in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with Emphasis in Advanced Teaching Strategies Online

Broaden your expertise in the challenges of today’s diverse education environment, with direct applications toward influencing and improving student outcomes.

Apply by 10/6/21
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Start Classes 10/23/21

Enrollment for our accelerated online MSEd programs is open. Get started today!

Program Overview

Here are the details of our online MSEd

Tuition

$15,948

Total Tuition

Duration

as few as 12 months

Program Duration

Credit Hours

36

Credit Hours

Explore teaching pedagogy in depth while earning credentials toward professional development credit or a potential salary increase with the MSEd, Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Advanced Teaching Strategies online program from SIUE.

In this fully accredited program, you will gain expertise in sociocultural foundations and strategic curriculum development, with a focus on differentiated instruction including technology integration to meet the needs of all students. Field experiences are embedded into the curriculum.

This dynamic master’s program gives you the tools to communicate more effectively and build relationships inside and outside the classroom. Plus, if you work in other educational settings—such as museums, parks, libraries, professional training or occupational therapy—this master’s degree can deepen your understanding of issues related to curriculum and instruction.

In this online program, you will:

  • Demonstrate depth and breadth of knowledge in advanced teaching strategies
  • Effectively communicate knowledge in advanced teaching strategies
  • Acquire an ability for analytical thinking in advanced teaching strategies
  • Apply knowledge of advanced teaching strategies
  • Exhibit the best practices, values and ethics of the profession
  • Demonstrate depth and breadth of knowledge in advanced teaching strategies
  • Effectively communicate knowledge in advanced teaching strategies
  • Acquire an ability for analytical thinking in advanced teaching strategies
  • Apply knowledge of advanced teaching strategies
  • Exhibit the best practices, values and ethics of the profession

Career opportunities:

  • Teacher Coach
  • Teacher Leader or Mentor
  • Grade Level Leader
  • Department Head
  • Instructional Coach or Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Instructional Specialist
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Learning Facilitator
  • Training Director
  • Community Outreach Director
  • Program Evaluator
  • Teacher Coach
  • Teacher Leader or Mentor
  • Grade Level Leader
  • Department Head
  • Instructional Coach or Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Instructional Specialist
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Learning Facilitator
  • Training Director
  • Community Outreach Director
  • Program Evaluator

In 2013, NCATE merged with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior meets rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by CAEP.

Tuition

Discover how our tuition can fit your budget

Tuition for the MSEd, Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Advanced Teaching Strategies online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition per credit hour

$443

Per Credit Hour

Tuition per credit hour

$1,329

Per 3 Credit-Hour Course

Tuition per credit hour

$15,948

Total Tuition

Calendar

Here are some important dates for our online MSEd

The MSEd, Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Advanced Teaching Strategies program is delivered in an online format ideal for working educators, conveniently featuring six start dates each year. Choose the start date that best fits your goals.

Upcoming Start Dates

Tuition per credit hour

10/6/21

Next Application Deadline

Tuition per credit hour

10/23/21

Start Classes

TermStart DateApplication/Financial Aid DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Fall II10/23/2110/6/2110/13/2110/19/2110/21/2112/17/21
Spring I1/15/2212/29/211/5/221/11/221/13/223/4/22
Spring II3/19/223/2/223/9/223/15/223/17/225/6/22
Summer I5/9/224/20/224/27/225/3/225/5/226/24/22
Summer II6/27/226/8/226/15/226/21/226/23/228/12/22
Fall I8/27/228/10/228/17/228/27/228/25/2210/14/22
Fall II10/22/2210/5/2210/12/2210/18/2210/20/2212/16/22

Admissions

Learn the key details about admissions for this online MSEd

Admission to the MSEd, Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Advanced Teaching Strategies online program is based on a variety of factors. You must submit all post-secondary academic transcripts and a $40 application fee.

MSEd online admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA on the final two years (60 credit hours) of undergraduate course work
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended
  • No GMAT/GRE score required for admission

All required documents (e.g., official transcripts) should be sent to the following address:

SIUE Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Campus Box 1047
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1047

Electronic official transcripts should be submitted to [email protected].

Have a question? Call us at 877-244-4661.

Courses

Learn more about the MSEd online course work

The MSEd, Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Advanced Teaching Strategies online curriculum is comprised of 36 credit hours, including 18 credit hours of core courses and 18 credit hours of electives.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Curriculum Models: Curriculum theories and their associated strategic models; alternative concepts underlying curriculum development; and practical problems of curriculum planning in the area of Curriculum. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Teaching and relationship between teaching and learning in the area of P-12. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Selected educational problems and issues. Socio-cultural perspectives. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Action research methodology, ethics of research, project planning, and academic research and writing in the area of P-12. Three credit hours per area of 548 coursework, max of 6 credit hours of all 548 coursework. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 6
Identify problem, survey pertinent literature, collect and analyze data, draw appropriate conclusions in P-12. Max of 6 credit hours of 596 coursework. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Principles and practices of differentiated curriculum, instruction, and assessment to address the needs and interests of all learners, including the integration of technology. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course requires an introspective critical reflection of socially constructed identities and the bias that accompanies them.  Unpacking socialization and the inherent biases we all hold, will allow the space for current educators to unpack their own biases and re-think stereotypes. Participants will gain specific instructional strategies to create inclusive learning environments that minimize bias and increase academic performance in students. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Theories of human development, learning, motivation, group processes, and culturally relevant pedagogy in relation to the development of productive classroom learning environments for diverse students. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Foundations of change processes, relationships between innovation and change, factors that promote innovation and change, barriers to change. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Examination of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required of teachers who serve as curriculum and instruction leaders in educational settings. Prerequisite: None
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Examination of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed by teacher leaders who plan, implement, and evaluate professional development experiences in content areas. Prerequisite: None

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