Colorado Christian University
Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, M.A.
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Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, M.A.

Curriculum and Instruction Master's Degree, M.A.

The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction (MACI) at Colorado Christian University provides students with the tools to enhance their professional careers in teaching, training, administration, and curriculum development. MACI is designed to further a student's cognitive abilities, relational skills, commitment to values, and worldview informed by biblical scholarship, science, experience, and history.

Students can earn a general master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, or they can choose one of two options for an emphasis: Biblical Studies or Alternative Teacher Licensing. The Alternative Licensing program is authorized by the Colorado Department of Education.

The 36-credit hour Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction master’s degree is available online in seat. See MACI Curriculum for details.

Optional emphases

Alternative Licensing — The Alternative Licensing emphasis is one of the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction options. Students will take professional core requirements (18 credit hours) and 15 credit hours for the Alternative Licensing Emphasis. An additional three (3) elective credit hours are required to complete the MACI degree.

Biblical Studies — The Biblical Studies emphasis is another one of the program options for a master's in Curriculum and Instruction. Students will take professional core requirements (18 credit hours) and 18 credit hours of biblical learning for the Biblical Studies Emphasis.

Program benefits

  • The M.A. Curriculum and Instruction graduate program is tailored to the working professional.
  • CCU graduate programs utilize cutting-edge research and innovative instructional design that is informed by a biblical worldview.
  • The program provides interactive and experiential learning that allows students to immediately apply in their own classroom the theory they learn in the program.
  • The program addresses individual learner needs in the development and implementation of effective curriculum.

Job opportunities with a Curriculum & Instruction master's degree

The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction program provides a graduate degree for pre-K to grade 12 educators, corporate trainers, and those who wish to be curriculum specialists and writers, education program supervisors, department chairpersons, and college instructors. It is also a program for those who want to apply their skills and knowledge as online course developers, online instructors, or trainers.

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    Adult students living in Colorado can take courses at any one of our six center locations throughout the Colorado region.