Master of Education in Curriculum & Teaching

College of Education & Human Development
Dean: Dr. Dawn Shinew

School of Teaching & Learning
School Director: Dr. Mark Seals
Program Coordinator and Graduate Advisor: Larry Graser

The Master of Education Program in Curriculum and Teaching reflects teaching and learning in the 21st Century and is designed to enhance curricular innovation and teaching practices necessary for master teachers. Coursework, field-based experiences, and a final project or thesis are designed to develop and extend abilities to facilitate learning for students.  The required twelve credit hours of electives offers choice in selecting a certificate or endorsement program from a menu of contemporary offerings or designing one’s own curricular focus.  This choice equips candidates with research and skills applicable to today’s classrooms. If more information is desired after reviewing this website, click on the link below:

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eCampus

Practicing teachers may choose to take classes part-time as a part of our online program. This program requires approximately two years of coursework to obtain an M.Ed in Curriculum and Teaching. 

On-Campus (Face to Face) Cohort

On Campus students typically take classes on a full-time basis. The program requires one to two years of coursework to obtain an M.Ed in Curriculum in Teaching. On-Campus students are eligible for graduate assistantships within the program. For more information on graduate assistantships, please click (here).

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the graduate degree, students in Curriculum and Teaching are expected to be able to:

  • Assess and support multiple perspectives regarding issues and trends in curriculum and instruction. 
  • Compile related research and adapt best practices in the classroom.
  • Perform teaching that integrates theory with practice in the classroom.
  • Adapt and initiate current technology in the classroom. 

Accreditation and/or Program/Cluster Review

Bowling Green State University [BGSU] is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.  BGSU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 01/01/1916. The most recent reaffirmation of accreditation was received in 2012 - 2013. Questions should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.

The Curriculum and Teaching program is accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and is in good standing.


Professional Licensure (If applicable)

Bowling Green State University programs leading to licensure, certification and/or endorsement, whether delivered online, face-to-face or in a blended format, satisfy the academic requirements for those credentials set forth by the State of Ohio.

Requirements for licensure, certification and/or endorsement eligibility vary greatly from one profession to another and from state to state. The Curriculum and Teaching program requires professional licensure.

Gainful Employment (If applicable)     

Under the Higher Education Act Title IV disclosure requirements, an institution must provide current and prospective students with information about each of its programs that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.

The Curriculum and Teaching program is not a recognized occupation that requires a Gainful Employment disclosure.