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Education: Curriculum Studies, MAT

This online Master of Arts in Teaching: Curriculum Studies is a graduate degree for all teachers, K-12.  This degree can be completed fully online.  All required courses and many elective courses are offered online.

The degree provides experienced practitioners with knowledge, abilities, and dispositions needed to scaffold their own professional development toward a vision of accomplished practice.

Candidates in this program analyze contemporary practices and theories relating to knowledge acquisition as a means of enhancing student learning and the curriculum development process within school systems. Three abilities are emphasized throughout the program: critical reflections, systematic inquiry, and collaboration.

This program emphasis provides opportunities to develop an in-depth understanding of content-specific pedagogy, the curriculum development process, teacher research, and research-informed approaches to teaching and learning.

This program is offered through the UNC Office of Extended Studies, which means a flat per-credit tuition rate for all students in the program. There are no student fees.  Certain courses may carry specific course fees for additional services and materials

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Tuition & Fees

Total Degree Requirements

30 Credit Hours

Graduate Coordinator

Christine Moroye, Ph.D.

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