Curriculum and Instruction Major

A major/degree in Curriculum and Instruction is a program that  focuses on the curriculum and related instructional processes and tools, and that may prepare individuals to serve as professional curriculum specialists.

Includes instruction in curriculum theory, curriculum design and planning, instructional material design and evaluation, curriculum evaluation, and applications to specific subject matter, programs or educational levels.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Curriculum and Instruction (use the College Search feature and enter "curriculum and instruction” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Curriculum and Instruction?

With a major/degree in Curriculum and Instruction, you will likely have a career designing and developing curricula that encompasses various subjects and that suits a wide range of learning styles.  This embraces the sectors of government agencies, colleges, universities, K-12 schools, and professional school entities.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Curriculum and Instruction

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Curriculum and Instruction