MAED - Curriculum & Instruction Concentration

Tusculum’s Master of Arts in Education program can be completed in as few as 12 months, with the curriculum and instruction concentration being offered fully online.


$500 Scholarships for each full time semester for teachers in partner school districts!

Ranked #14 in the US for Best Online Education Degree!

The Master of Arts in Education program at Tusculum University provides licensed K-12 classroom teachers with advanced knowledge and skills to better serve their students, including those with special needs. The program offers two concentrations, Curriculum & Instruction which is offered fully online, and Special Education which is fully online except for one course that requires 3 face-to-face meetings. The Special Education concentration leads to add-on endorsements in Comprehensive K-12 and Interventionist K-8.

The Curriculum & Instruction concentration focuses on the effects of human physical, emotional and cognitive growth on planning and implementing developmentally sensitive educational pedagogy. It is designed to accommodate the needs of working teachers seeking to further their education and pursue opportunities for advancement within the field.

Tusculum University is eager to work with educators to make pursuing a graduate degree as affordable as possible. More than 80% of graduate students receive financial aid, and tuition rates at Tusculum are quite competitive. There are a variety of resources available to help teachers afford to attain their graduate degree. Tusculum also offers affordable interest-free payment plans.

For more information regarding required courses, please refer to the Tusculum University Academic Catalog.

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