Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Instructional Leadership Online
Hone your aptitude in creating, implementing and evaluating curriculum plans and programs with this 100% online graduate program designed for leaders in education like you.
Get to Know Our Online M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership Online Program
The Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership online program at Eastern Michigan University is designed to provide practicing classroom teachers with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to serve as teacher leaders. In this online education program, you will gain the administrative skills to supervise effective, positive instructional programs and understand principles and procedures for addressing issues related to professional growth and continuous improvement.
Curriculum includes an exploration of knowledge and skills to nurture and sustain school improvement processes. You will learn to build capacity and support among staff for initiatives, revise and refine school practices, monitor progress toward established goals, and make decisions regarding effectiveness. This work is framed by today’s school climate as it is influenced by political, cultural, social, racial, ethnic and economic factors.
EMU students are nurtured and supported by our faculty. Plus, EMU graduates have a large network of educators and administrators across the U.S. with whom to network. The online M.A. in leadership program is aligned with the rigor of similar National Board programs.
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Graduates of the Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership online program will be able to:
- Apply theory to classroom practices immediately
- Assess educators and programs
- Create a comprehensive portfolio
- Influence instructional design changes
- Further develop teaching skills
C & I in Leadership career opportunities:
- Curriculum & Instruction Director
- Curriculum Leader
- Academic Coach
Eastern Michigan University offers a variety of graduate education programs and a post-master’s certificate online. Check out our other online education programs.
All professional education programs in the Eastern Michigan University College of Education are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the Michigan Department of Education.
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Tuition and Fees
Find Out How and When to Pay for Your Tuition
The M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership online program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition to all online students whether they reside in or out of state. Financial aid may also be available for eligible students.
See the Milestones to Guide Your Student Journey
The M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership online program is convenient and accessible—featuring multiple start dates each year. View the full calendar to find future start dates along with deadlines for submitting your application and paying tuition.
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Requirements for the Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership Online Program
The admission process is the first step to earning your M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership online. Be sure to review all admission requirements, what additional materials you should send and where you need to send them.
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
- Undergrad GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale
Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership Online Admission Requirements
- Complete an application online and pay application fee
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with an undergraduate GPA of 2.7
- Official transcript(s) sent from the registrar of the college/university attended
- Note: Effective July 1, 2022, the Graduate School will require only the official transcript from the degree-granting institution for admission consideration. Additional transcripts may be required by the program. Please note: International students are required to submit all transcripts along with a third-party transcript evaluation for admissions consideration.
If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:Office of Admissions
Eastern Michigan University
P.O. Box 970
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Documentation can be sent via email to: [email protected].
Have a question? Call us at 844-351-9389.
Advance Your Knowledge in These Online Classes for The M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership
For the M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction – Leadership online, the curriculum is comprised of 10 courses covering 30 credit hours. As an online student you will take all your classes with EMU instructors, just like you would if you were here on campus.
Ranked among the "Best Online Graduate Education Programs" by U.S. News & World Report (2017)