CAGS in Curriculum & Teaching

Our program emphasizes the professional talents of planning and designing instruction, creating a comprehensive interdisciplinary curriculum, broadening and deepening the knowledge base of your teaching, and evaluating the results of teaching. Teachers who already hold an initial license often select our general Curriculum & Teaching program to develop a CAGS program that includes advanced liberal arts and professional education study. You may also choose this program because you want to study schools and the profession of teaching without pursuing a license for teaching.

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Curriculum planning and carefully designed teaching methods are fundamental to providing quality education in our nation’s schools. In the Boston University’s Curriculum & Teaching graduate program you will dedicate yourself to learning about the complex issues of contemporary education as you prepare to be an outstanding leader in teaching and supervisory positions. 

Our program emphasizes the professional talents of planning and designing instruction, creating comprehensive interdisciplinary curriculum, broadening and deepening the knowledge base of one’s teaching, and evaluating the results of teaching. Our goal is to graduate educators who are knowledgeable and innovative in a demanding and rewarding profession.

If you already hold an initial license, the Curriculum & Teaching program may be the right fit for you and will allow you to develop a CAGS program that includes advanced liberal arts and professional education study. You may also choose this program because you want to study schools and the profession of teaching without pursuing a license for teaching.

Career Outcomes

  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Department Head/Program Director
  • Professional Status Teacher

Program Requirements

  • Visit the BU Bulletin for information on this program’s academic requirements.

Program Faculty

Stephen Ellenwood, Associate Professor

Davena Jackson, Clinical Assistant Professor

Catherine Ritz, Clinical Assistant Professor, Program Director for Curriculum & Teaching and Modern Foreign Language Education

Kaylene Stevens, Lecturer, Program Director for Social Studies Education

Eleonora Villegas-Reimers, Clinical Professor

Contact Info

For more information about this program and requirements for admission, please contact Program Director, Dr. Catherine Ritz, critz@bu.edu.

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