Curriculum & Instruction


Master of Education (MEd)
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37

Avg. Completion Time

24 months

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Online

Why Earn an MEd in Curriculum and Instruction Through Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School?

LBC | Capital’s Master of Education: Curriculum & Instruction equips Christian educators with specialized expertise and skills to lead in these influential areas. The program is designed for those who want to enhance their professional knowledge and competence; grow in their ability to analyze, interpret and use data to improve student achievement; and develop skills to influence student learning at both the classroom and school levels.

This exciting and fully online program also prepares students to conduct action research and inquiry as master classroom teachers, bring educational expertise to a wide range of learning organizations and pursue doctoral studies.

Course Length

8 weeks, a few courses are 16 weeks

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There is no residency requirement. To help build community, students have the opportunity to participate in a weekly 30- to 60-minute Zoom session with their professor and fellow students.

Capstone Requirement tooltip-icon

Action research project in which a practical education problem or issue is carefully addressed

Transfer Agreement

Transfer in up to 9 graduate level credits with a grade of B or higher.

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Program Plan

MEd: Curriculum & Instruction (37 Credits)

Bible & Theology Courses 4 Credits

MEd in C&I Core Courses 21 Credits

Education Electives 12 Credits

View the Academic Catalog for the complete curriculum plan, course descriptions and complete program details.

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Program Distinctive - What makes this program at LBC | Capital unique?
  • The scholar-practitioner model enables students to continue serving in their current setting while engaging in their master’s studies.
  • While energizing students in their teaching roles, our program integrates theory and practice for maximum effectiveness.
  • Teaching and learning take place through the lens of a biblical worldview.
Career Paths

The Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction will prepare you for a wide range of education, service and ministry contexts. Here is just a sampling of careers:

  • Director of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Curriculum committee leader
  • Instructional coach
  • Curriculum designer
  • Professional development facilitator
  • Data team member
  • Department chair
  • Grade level team leader
In this program, students will…
  • Articulate deep and broad knowledge of the curriculum design process, effective instructional techniques and research-based assessments.
  • Analyze curricular and instructional foundations and other issues impacting teaching and learning from a biblical worldview.
  • Evaluate curricula for their ability to support learning for all students, effective and equitable instructional practices, and assessments to guide instruction and improve student learning.
  • Develop the ability to provide learning opportunities that address different approaches to learning and create instructional opportunities that are equitable and adapted to diverse learners, including those with exceptionalities.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to promote the use of highly effective practices to improve learning for all students.
  • Engage in systematic inquiry to solve problems of practice.

Program Scope

The following is the proposed scope for this degree program.

Course Title Credits
BIBLE & THEOLOGY COURSES
BTC 521 The Biblical Narrative – Old Testament 1
BTC 531 The Biblical Narrative – New Testament 1
BTC 561 Biblical Interpretation 1
BTC 571 Introduction to Christian Theology 1
EDUCATION CORE COURSES
EDU 519 Foundations and Frameworks for Learning 3
EDU 529 Collaborative Team Approach 3
EDL 540 Curriculum Design 3
EDL 543 Instructional Principles and Models 3
EDL 545 Using Data to Improve Learning 3
EDU 598 Seminar in Action Research 3
EDU 599 Project in Action Research 3
ELECTIVES
SEC 537 Technology for Teachers 3
EDU 550 Sociocultural Perspectives on Education 3
EDU 560 Teacher’s Life and Work 3
SPE 510 Practices for the Inclusionary Classroom 3
ESL520 Instruction and Assessment for the English Learner 3

Meet the Faculty

Robin Bronkema, PhD
Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Programs
Stacey Martin, EdD
Education Department Chair
Bob Dodson, EdD
Professor, Certification Officer, Field Placement Coordinator

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