EdM in Curriculum & Teaching

The Master of Education (Ed.M.) in Curriculum & Teaching supports your development as a practicing and/or aspiring educator by allowing you the flexibility to pursue the educational issues that interest you most as you prepare to be an outstanding leader in teaching, coaching, and research positions.


  • A customized pathway designed to enable a course of study developed collaboratively between students and their advisors;
  • A pathway designed for students who, in addition to receiving their master’s degree, wish to receive an endorsement for teaching licensure;
  • Several pathways that are specifically designed for online students, Teach For America corps members, and fellows affiliated with one of Wheelock’s partnering educational organizations

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More About Our Program

Our program emphasizes the professional talents of planning and designing instruction, creating a 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.

Depending on your specialization, you’ll construct a program of study with your advisor to complete your degree. You also have the opportunity to take a number of courses with educators across the disciplines, by taking classes such as Curriculum Design, Family and Community Engagement, or Classroom Discourse, and Classroom Assessment. 



Career Outcomes

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Program Requirements

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

Program Faculty

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Contact Info

  • Faculty Contact Information: For questions about the program, please contact program director, Dr. Catherine Ritz, critz@bu.edu, 617-353-3267
  • Graduate Admissions Contact Information: For questions about the application process and costs, please contact our Enrollment Office at whegrad@bu.edu or 617-353-4237.

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