M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction

Earning an M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from Concordia University, Nebraska equips you with the knowledge you need to empower the students in your classroom through the application of proven instructional methods and learning assessments. 

With an online M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction, you will: 

  • Become a leader in the development and evaluation of your school’s curriculum, lesson delivery, and strategy assessment.  
  • Examine your teaching philosophy and approach to curriculum planning through a lens of faith-based education practices. 
  • Learn various theory-based models of instruction and how to identify and adapt to differences in your students’ abilities. 


30 credit hours
$340* PER credit hour for Nebraska Residents & Lutheran Educators
$425 PER credit hour Outside of Nebraska
Class Type 100% Online, 8-week courses
24 Months Time to Degree

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Program Highlights


With a Master of Education degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Concordia University, you’ll find a distinctive blend of faith-based training and real-world experience, and: 

  • Examine your teaching philosophy and approach to curriculum planning through a lens of faith-based education practices. 
  • Choose an emphasis area or teaching endorsement that fits your unique interests or needs in the classroom, including Trauma & Resilience, English as a Second Language, Instructional Technology Leadership, or STEAM. 
  • Complete a 45-hour practicum experience where you will propose, research, and conduct a project that can be completed in your own classroom. 


Learn from education experts who bring faith, years of experience and specialized knowledge to the classroom. 

Meet the faculty


Dawn D.

My instructors really challenged me and encouraged me to think in depth about my place in God's kingdom. I feel that I have more courage and knowledge about using God's vocations to help others in need, especially my family, my neighbors, my students, and co-workers.


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Concordia's online Master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 


Degree Goals

A Curriculum & Instruction graduate from Concordia University, Nebraska will be able to:  

  • Differentiate various methods of instruction to improve student achievement. 
  • Effectively design and evaluate school curriculum.  
  • Develop and advance curriculum content and improve the delivery of instruction. 
  • Exercise stronger leadership skills and practices and collaborate more effectively with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and views. 
  • Apply the latest theories and research to your teaching. 

Career Outcomes


  • Develop and advance curriculum content and improve instruction in a school.  
  • Design and develop lesson plans, materials and activities that support your school’s curriculum. 
  • Utilize specialized knowledge and skills in areas such as Trauma & Resilience, English as a Second Language, Instructional Technology Leadership, or STEAM to support teachers in their classrooms. 


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