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Careers in Curriculum and Instruction

Instructional coordinator positions related to curriculum and instruction are expected to grow an average of 15% through 2024.* Earning your Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction can prepare you for job opportunities in this growing field. Some careers where this degree may apply include: 

  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Curriculum and Instruction Director
  • Curriculum and Assessment Director
  • Training and Development Coordinator/Director
  • Staff Training and Development Manager

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Program Disclosure

The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction is not CAEP**, TEAC or NCATE accredited, which is a requirement for certification in some states, and successful completion of the Masters of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction by itself does not lead to certification or licensure in any state. Other factors, such as a student’s criminal history, may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure or employment in this field of study. All prospective students are advised to visit the Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) and to contact the licensing body of the state where they are licensed or intend to obtain licensure to verify that these courses qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits in that state prior to enrolling. Prospective students are also advised to regularly review the states’ policies and procedures relating to licensure as those policies are subject to change.

* Source: Economic Modeling Specialists, International (EMSI), 2015; Institutional Research Services, 2015.
** The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) is the resulting entity from the merger of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).