EdM in Curriculum & Teaching (Online)

The online Master of Education (EdM) in Curriculum & Teaching at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development 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.

Our fully online 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.

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Curriculum & Teaching Career Outcomes

Students in the online EdM in Curriculum & Teaching will be prepared for a variety of careers, including:

  • Curriculum specialist
  • Department head
  • Program director
  • Professional status teacher

Program Requirements for the Online EdM in Curriculum & Teaching

As a student in the online EdM in Curriculum & Teaching program, 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

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. for information on this program’s academic requirements, visit the BU Bulletin.

Online EdM in Curriculum & Teaching Faculty


Contact Info

For more information about this program and requirements for admission, contact Program Director Catherine Ritz, critz@bu.edu, 617-353-3267.

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

Next Steps in Earning an online Master’s Degree in Curriculum & Teaching

Learn more about BU Wheelock’s online master’s program in Curriculum & Teaching.