Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum and Instruction
The MAED with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction is a program directed toward the preparation of master classroom teachers and is offered both on-site and online. The program provides the opportunity for the teacher to extend preparation in professional education through coursework and to pursue further work in subject matter areas where he/she feels a need for greater teaching proficiency.
This program will enable the teacher to:
- Increase mastery in the skills of teaching.
- Achieve a deeper penetration in subjects of professional interest.
- Enhance understanding of the learner and the process of education.
- Become a resource person for curriculum development.
- Develop skills necessary for instructional leaders.
Statement of Purpose
The School of Education prepares professional educators who demonstrate knowledge of theory and practice by making informed decisions leading to exemplary instruction for all learners.
Graduate Learning Outcomes
The following outcomes guide the Master of Arts programs in the School of Education of Concordia University.
CUI Graduates will be able to demonstrate the following:
- Scholarly Research (SR): Generate scholarly research on problems and issues in their field of study.
- Integrated Learning (IL): Integrate knowledge and skills from current research, scholarship, and/or techniques in their field with other disciplines.
- Ethical Leadership (EL): Apply standards of ethics informed by Christian teachings as they fulfill their vocations as leaders within society.
- Effective Communication (EC): Elucidate disciplinary knowledge and findings in professional and academic contexts through written, oral, and digital media.
- Reflective Practice (RP): Balance evidence-based decision making, logical thinking, and consideration of human potential to take appropriate actions that advance their field.
- Community Engagement (CE): Assess and develop cogent positions on significant issues in their field to respond to diverse needs in their respective communities.
School of Education
Our graduate education degree programs are practical, accessible and relevant to the classroom. Classes are small and focused on the development of critical, independent thinking, and are taught by experienced Christian faculty members who are committed to mentoring students who will make a positive impact on their professions. The School of Education enjoys an excellent reputation in the academic community, and Concordia graduates are teaching throughout the region.