Online Master’s in Curriculum & Teaching

The online Master of Education (Ed.M.) in Curriculum & Teaching supports your development as a practicing educator by deepening your pedagogical content knowledge within your respective field and strengthening your ability to support all of your students in accessing this content.

You can 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

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More About Our Program

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.

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 disciplines, by taking classes such as Curriculum Design, Family and Community Engagement, or Classroom Assessment. 

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, 617-353-3267.

TFA and Charter Partner School affiliates should direct questions about this program to edOL@bu.edu or 617-358-0817.

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