Prepare to meet new challenges facing education

Earn your curriculum and instruction degree – and do your part to influence student learning

Earn a curriculum and instruction degree that’s aligned to national education standards, by taking one course at a time.

Prepare yourself for the ever-changing arena of education by exploring the latest research, trends and strategies with our on-campus and online curriculum and instruction degree programs. Our programs focus on curriculum and related instructional methods and best practices. Deepen your knowledge as an existing teacher – or equip yourself for a variety of careers in education, such as a curriculum and instruction director, curriculum coordinator or curriculum specialist.

You’ll study curriculum theory, design, planning and evaluation – and learn from a faculty averaging 24 years of industry experience. Whether you’re looking to design curriculum plans or influence curriculum policy on a greater scale by addressing the needs of large communities of students, we’ve got the programs to feed your desire.

You’re motivated to enhance student learning. Earn your curriculum and instruction degree online or on-campus – and start making the impact you want to have on the education of others.



Enhance your career and take a step toward your future. Explore our curriculum and instruction degrees:




Master of Arts in Education/Curriculum and Instruction:

This on-campus and online curriculum and instruction degree program intends to enhance educators’ curriculum, instruction and leadership skillset by diving into assessment, instruction strategies, mentoring and coaching on a deeper level. You’ll learn how to incorporate technology to enhance student learning – and further develop your professional development and data-driven decision making skills. If you’re interested in learning the best practices to heighten student learning – this degree can help you reach your goals.





Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Curriculum and Instruction*:

You want to make a valuable contribution to the education field. Earn this curriculum and instruction degree online and discover how you can help influence curriculum policy. This program prepares you to devise initiatives and influence policy, while obtaining a comprehensive understanding of the skills and concepts necessary to shape the future within an education environment. You value academic integrity – make a difference in the ways in which students learn.



Why Phoenix?

You have a passion for quality curriculum and excellence in education. Open the door to new opportunities by earning your curriculum and instruction degree online or on-campus from the College of Education. Our coursework is designed with your future in mind – focusing on what’s relevant in today’s marketplace.

You’ll have access to multiple helpful resources and the support you need to help you earn your degree. At University of Phoenix, your educational success is our main goal.

Finish your degree faster

Transfer prior college credits or have relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit.

Broaden your skillset

Keep your skills current by enhancing your knowledge of assessment and instructional strategies – and learn how to incorporate technology into curriculum.

Gain perspective

Cultivate the decision making, mentoring and coaching abilities you need to have an influence in the education field.

If you have questions about how to enroll in a curriculum and instruction degree program, fill out the request for information form and we’ll put you in contact with an Enrollment Representative.

You want to enhance your career in the field of instructional curriculum – and we’re behind you. Together, we rise.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

*This online program requires brief residencies in select locations. This program is not available to residents of all states. Please contact a University Enrollment Representative for details.