Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Online • Denver Instructional Site
This program is not intended to lead to certification or licensure.*
Teachers are leaders too. Pursue your Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Specialization. In this curriculum, you prepare to lead and assess instruction in diverse settings. As a scholar, you will investigate historical, theoretical, and philosophical foundations of human learning, with an emphasis on adult learning. Study adult learning theory and a variety of pedagogical models. Incorporate modern technology to enhance learning. Exercise your leadership skills to promote effective learning. Design and deliver lessons and evaluate settings for instruction. Take advanced courses online or in downtown Denver, and improve your skills at assessment, teaching, and instructional design.
To fulfill the requirements for the Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Specialization, you must successfully:
- Complete program coursework of 30 credits; and
- Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00.
Note: The date of degree conferral recorded on the student's transcript and diploma will reflect the date the student completes all degree requirements. However, release of transcripts, diplomas, and verifications for degrees awarded are contingent upon submission of the Petition to Graduate form, payment of the graduation fee, and payment of any outstanding balances with the University.
*An education degree from University of the Rockies was not intended to nor does it lead to immediate teacher licensure in any state. If you want to become a classroom teacher, contact your state’s education authorities prior to enrolling at University of the Rockies to determine what state-specific requirements you must complete before obtaining your teacher’s license.
University of the Rockies graduates will be subject to additional requirements on a state-by-state basis that will include one or more of the following: student teaching or practicum experience, additional coursework, additional testing, or, if the state requires a specific type of degree to seek alternative certification, earning an additional degree.
None of University of the Rockies’ online education programs are CAEP, TEAC or NCATE accredited, which is a requirement for certification in some states.