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Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Master of Education Program Overview

A Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree from King University will provide you with the skills and expertise to connect research and knowledge gained in coursework to actual classroom settings. You will be prepared to synthesize research and theory, as well as practice and apply those skills to your teaching method. You will be trained to interpret professional literature and to apply best practices in multiple and complex situations.

  • Small class sizes
  • Personal attention
  • Courses completed in a blended format
  • Curriculum & Instruction Track
King University Program - MEd

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction assists students in developing specialized knowledge, skills, and dispositions which characterize excellent teachers. The program is designed for those seeking initial licensure in Elementary Education (K-5), Secondary Education (6-12 –list of subject endorsements available from an Enrollment Counselor), Music K-12 (Vocal and Instrumental), or Physical Education K-12.

Student Learning Outcomes are aligned with the Tennessee Teacher Licensure Standards: Professional Education and In-TASC Standards: Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium. Students will complete 37 semester hours of major course work over 16 months (four semesters); a full semester of student teaching follows. Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree in the subject area, or have passed the praxis content exam(s) in the licensure area, or complete the appropriate courses for licensure. Three starts are available each year – spring, summer, and fall. Contact an Enrollment Counselor for more information about the program and to learn about the application process.

Sandy Sanders
Associate Dean, Associate Professor, Graduate Education Program Coordinator
Donna Watson
Dean, School of Education

M.Ed. Coursework

  • To view all required courses for a M.Ed. in Curriculum Instruction, click here.
  • For M.ed. course descriptions, click here.