Curriculum & Online Teaching

The Master of Education in curriculum and online teaching equips educators to bring comprehensive instruction online for preschool through twelfth-grade students. This program provides educators with technology skills in remote classroom design to serve their students more effectively in an increasingly digital culture.

Trevecca’s Master of Education in curriculum and online teaching equips educators to conduct online learning in a clear, compelling and proficient manner to answer the needs of our increasingly digital age. This program focuses on remote instruction for preschool through twelfth-grade students.

Program Benefits

  • Complete your degree online in 15-16 months with no residency requirements.
  • Continue to work and focus on your other priorities while earning your degree, taking one course at a time with all materials delivered to you. 
  • Utilize a built-in support system and complete your degree alongside others who are working toward similar goals through Trevecca’s cohort model.
  • Learn from faculty who possess the highest degrees in their fields and have relevant and valuable real-world experience.

What to Expect

Trevecca’s Master of Education in curriculum and online teaching program is based on best-practice standards from both the National Board for Professional Teaching and the International Society for Technology in Education. We’ve partnered with leading school districts, universities and professionals at the forefront of digital literacy initiatives to create groundbreaking, relevant curriculum for teaching online in the digital age. You’ll learn key concepts like integrating technology into teaching; leading curriculum change; curriculum planning and instructional practice; course and instructional design; inclusive practices; copyright laws for online learning and development; and interactive and digital tools for learning. You’ll also participate in a field experience with hands-on learning opportunities, and you’ll develop an e-portfolio that showcases your expertise in online learning strategies.

Because it does not lead to teacher licensure, Trevecca’s M.Ed. in curriculum and online teaching is a great option for in-state, out-of-state and international students who already hold a teaching license and who are seeking to advance their credentials. This program also prepares you to help coordinate or lead the online learning of multiple schools across a district or region.

Why Choose Trevecca?

Founded in 1901 and a leader in online education for more than two decades, Trevecca has been recognized nationally and locally for providing our students with the highest level of academic quality and rigor. We offer a holistic education focused on the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual health of all the students in our diverse student body. As a Christian university, we offer programs that explore the ways faith and education intersect. We are committed to educating the next generation through servant leadership.

Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

Get details on all the courses you’ll complete as you work toward this degree at Trevecca.

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Financial Aid & Costs

Financial Aid & Costs

Nearly every student at Trevecca receives some form of assistance in paying for college. Learn all about the affordability of a TNU education and options for receiving aid.

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Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Cost/Credit Hour

$435

Hours

30

Tuition Cost*

$13,050

*$50 fee assessed per course. Books are not included.

All classes are taught online with books and materials delivered to your front door. Online students also benefit from a cohort model, where students begin and complete their degree alongside a group of other online classmates working toward similar goals.

Getting Started

  1. Complete the online application (it's free!).
    Need help applying? Read the step-by-step instructions here!
  2. Fill out FAFSA to be considered for financial aid.
  3. Request official transcripts from your undergraduate institution.

Requirements 

  1. Have earned a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a CHEA-recognized regional accrediting agency or the Association for Biblical Higher Education. Students who do not meet these degree requirements may be conditionally accepted in accordance with the Conditional Admission Policy.
  2. 2.7 cumulative GPA for all prior coursework
  3. Provide a photocopy of government-issued identification (e.g., driver's license, state ID, military ID, passport). This requirement ensures that Trevecca complies with the U.S. Department of Education expectations for student verification. (This is only required for students enrolled in an online program.)
  4. You must complete fingerprinting and a background check.
  5. An interview and writing sample. You will be contacted by the School of Education to schedule your interview once all pieces have been turned in.
  6. Some proficiency with computer technology and reliable access to technology throughout the program.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares educators and administrators for a variety of career opportunities associated with the emerging field of distance education like these:

  • Curriculum consultant
  • Course design manager
  • Curriculum developer
  • Director of centers for teaching and learning
  • Training and development specialist
  • Distance training specialist
  • Employee trainer
  • Instructional design coordinator
  • E-learning specialist

“I researched Trevecca Nazarene University and in them I found that I could get the higher degree that I always wanted because they are conducive to working families. The workload is appropriate and the professors are always willing to be available.”

Alex Boochie Graduate student