Online Master of Education in Curriculum & Teaching

Develop as an Educator While You Teach

The online Master of Education (Ed.M.) in Curriculum & Teaching supports the development of practicing educators by deepening their pedagogical content knowledge within their respective fields, and strengthening their ability to support all of their students in accessing this content. Many of the educators participating in this program are affiliated with one of BU Wheelock’s partnering educational organizations. 

Candidates choose to enroll in one of the following content tracks, engaging in coursework centered on both content and pedagogy specific to the particular subject:

  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language Education
  • Math Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education

Further Your Teaching Career

  • A fully online master’s program designed for practicing teachers.
  • Choose from specialized content tracks including Elementary Education, Science Education, Special Education, Math Education, and more.
  • Take courses that focus on content and pedagogy specific to your chosen track.
  • Semesters are structured to help working teachers advance their studies while staying focused on their own students.
  • Choose from Spring, Summer, or Fall start dates. Applications accepted year-round.
  • Classes are asynchronous with flexible live sessions.


Boston University offers competitive tuition rates that meet the needs of part-time students seeking an affordable education. These rates are substantially lower than those of the traditional, full-time residential programs yet provide access to the same high-quality BU education. To learn more about current tuition rates, visit the Tuition & Fees page.

About Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development is a top-ranked college that focuses on cross-disciplinary research, experiential learning, and community engagement. We seek to empower our students, faculty, and staff to reshape the systems that impact learning and human development, more firmly centering them in justice, diversity, and belonging.


Getting Started

Admissions deadlines are every seven weeks. Detailed program information can be found on the Curriculum & Teaching program website. For assistance with your application or to ask questions, please contact, or by phone at 617-358-3127.