• Beth Sparrow Doris, graduate of our Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction program, is standing in a government office.
    In 2007, Betty Sparrow Doris '01, was appointed New Mexico Secretary of Labor, a position in which she immediately went to work addressing the state’s industrial and economic needs. A graduate of the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction program, she brought more than 30 years of experience in workforce management to her new role.

    Master's Degree in Curriculum & Instruction (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.

    Degree Quick Facts

    • 36 credit hours
    • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
    • Coursework can be completed in as little as twenty months
    • Students can transfer up to 6 graduate-level credit hours
    Class Format:

    Courses are typically completed in five-week blocks.

    See Tuition and Fees for details.
    Optional Emphases: Alternative Licensing, Biblical Studies
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  • 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.

    Career 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.

    If you're interested in CCU's M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction or other graduate programs in Colorado, fill out the master's degree application or call one of our Enrollment Counselors for more information.

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