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ODU's Master of Education in Curriculum & Education program is designed to strengthen the knowledge, skills and dispositions of education students employed as teachers. 
  • Graduation Requirements
    • Students must complete all required courses with a grade point average of 3.000 or higher. 
    • Students must complete their program within seven (7) years of acceptance.
    • Students must complete an Application for Graduation according to the dates published in the Academic Calendar. (Application forms are available through ODU Online.)
    • Students must make satisfactory payment of all tuition, graduation fee, library fines, and other financial obligation.
  • Course Requirements
    The Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction program consists of 36 credit hours.

    The M.Ed. degree can also be combined with the following endorsements: TESOL, Early Childhood Generalist, Reading, and Teacher Leader.
    Core Courses Credits
    EDU 501 Current Trends in Education  3
    EDU 511 Curriculum & Instruction
    EDU 515 Assessment Practices 
    EDU 546 Instructional Decision-Making
    EDU 560 Research Methods in Education
    EDU 597 Internship: Theory into Practice  3

    Elective Courses Credits
    Choose 12 semester credits from the following:

    EDU 502 Technology Leadership 
    EDU 505 Technology & Learning
    EDU 518 Content Area Reading & Writing: Instruction & Tech
    EDU 521 Psychology of Learning
    EDU 528 Issues in Classroom Management & Discipline
    EDU 533 Professional Ethics, Law & Teaching
    EDU 565 Addressing Diversity in the Classroom
    EDU 582 Mentoring, Collaborating & Communicating Through Tech

    Strands Credits
    Choose one of the following strands: 6
    Research Strand (not available to online or off campus cohorts)

    EDU 562 Research Proposal 
    EDU 630 Research Project

    Portfolio Strand (for all online and off campus cohorts)

    EDU 584 Seminar in Teaching & Learning 
    EDU 625 Portfolio Development

    Total Credits Required 36 
    Not all courses, particularly elective courses, will be offered each semester. Students should check with an advisor to determine the course rotation.