Why consider the MS in Curriculum and Instruction online at Barry University
The Barry University Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Early and Middle Childhood Education online program prepares you to work with, improve, and create curricula for early and middle-aged children. It features rigorous coursework with an emphasis on the basic principles of curriculum development, research designs, and the collection and analysis of data.
In this online curriculum and instruction master’s program you will study historical and current trends in educational advances and their impact on public and private schools from an instructional leadership perspective. Core curriculum highlights the advancement of literacy instruction, the integration of best practices to develop stronger readers, and the impact of social, political, psychological, and economic factors in a child’s education. Graduates will be able to adhere to organizational standards to evaluate, design, and implement instructional materials.
Barry’s highly engaged faculty have real-world experience, with most holding a PhD or the highest degree available in their area of expertise. We welcome diverse thought and encourage students to leave their mark and influence change.
In this online program, you will gain:
- Expertise in the area of curriculum design, development, and pedagogy
- Strategies and techniques that seamlessly integrate key subject areas (science, mathematics, social sciences, reading, and the arts) into the teaching and learning process
- Opportunities through field experiences to practice the 21st century skills of collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking while putting community-based service learning concepts into action
- Consideration and respect for social and cultural influences on student learning within richly diverse educational settings
- The ability to adapt curricular, instructional, and assessment practices using a social justice framework
- An understanding of statewide accountability systems and the interrelationships among Florida PK-8 standards and teacher quality
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Barry University offers a variety of master’s in education programs. Check out all of our education degree programs.
Barry University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Barry University.
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Our budget-friendly tuition can be paid as you go
The tuition for the Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Early and Middle Childhood Education online is the same whether you live inside or outside Florida and can be paid by the course. There is a $30 application fee, but all other fees are included in the total cost of tuition.
*Tuition and fees subject to change.
Important dates for our students
The Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Early and Middle Childhood Education online program features six convenient start dates per year. After selecting your desired start date, consider deadlines for completing an application, turning in all required documentation, registering for classes, and paying tuition.
|Session||Program Start Date||Admissions & Financial Aid Deadline||Document Deadline||Registration Deadline||Payment Deadline *||Last Class Day||Term Length|
|Fall A||8/22/22||8/8/22||8/13/22||8/15/22||8/17/22||10/8/22||7 weeks|
|Fall B||10/17/22||10/3/22||10/8/22||10/10/22||10/12/22||12/3/22||7 weeks|
|Spring A||1/9/23||12/26/22||1/2/23||1/2/23||1/4/23||2/22/23||7 weeks|
|Spring B||3/6/23||2/20/23||2/27/23||2/27/23||3/1/23||4/22/23||7 weeks|
*Payment must be received in full by the stated deadline regardless of financial aid arrangements. Failure to pay, or a balance on the account, will result in the student being dropped from courses, regardless of when the student registered. Students who do not register prior to the registration deadline must wait for the following term.
Follow our streamlined admission requirements for the online Curriculum and Instruction degree
To be considered for the Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Early and Middle Childhood Education online, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. A GRE or MAT is required for those with a GPA below 3.0. Potential students must submit two letters of recommendation and a statement of purpose/personal essay.
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Two professional references
- No GRE/MAT required
- Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
Advance your knowledge in these MS in Curriculum and Instruction online classes
Earn the Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Early and Middle Childhood Education online by completing 12 courses for a total of 36 credits. Most courses are seven weeks in length. Two courses are 14 weeks in length.
*Tuition and fees subject to change.
**This program does not lead to licensure.