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Post Master's Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction

18 months

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Register by: Oct 26, 2022

Take your passion for teaching beyond the classroom. Our Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction (CERT/D-CI) equips you with the skills to lead the creation of educational coursework, instructional techniques and student assessments. Credits earned for the CERT/D-CI are transferrable toward our Doctor of Education with a focus in Curriculum and Instruction. However, this certificate does not lead to teacher licensure.

  • Understand your role in leading curriculum change

  • Design and evaluate curriculum to improve the performance of educational institutions

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Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction.

What you'll learn

When you earn your online Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Curriculum development
  • Curriculum design
  • Program evaluation
  • Instructional leadership

Program Purpose Statement

The Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction (CERT/D-CI) will provide students with foundational and practical knowledge to develop as instructional leaders who can strategically manage and lead processes related to educational curricula, instruction and assessment. The CERT/D-CI does not lead to teacher licensure or any other professional licensure or certification.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction?

A CERT/D-CI can prepare you to be a: 

  • Instructional technologist

  • Learning development specialist

10 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for instructional coordinators is projected to be as fast as average between 2020-2030.

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Paying for school

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Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

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Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

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As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

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