Inspired Learning Starts with Developing and Determining What to Teach
Help chart the course of education with a curriculum and teaching specialization at NCU. The field of curriculum and teaching is extremely important in the K-12, corporate and higher education settings. If you have a passion for teaching others through quality curricula, desire to advance your skills and increase teacher effectiveness inside and outside the classroom, then this specialization is for you. With NCU’s unique one-to-one mentoring approach, you will enhance your skills in curriculum review, analysis, development, design, implementation and evaluation in diverse contexts. To ensure high academic and professional achievement inside and outside the classroom, you will analyze instructional strategies, learn how to integrate curriculum models, theory and technology, as well as assess curricular trends, and apply differentiated instructional modalities. This specialization can provide you with the tools necessary to implement curriculum in a wide variety of settings. Under the guidance of mentoring professors, you can learn to analyze instructional strategies, integrate curriculum models and theory, infuse technology, assess curricular trends, and apply differentiated instructional modalities to ensure high academic and professional achievement in and out of the classroom.
The NCU Difference
At Northcentral University, we understand that today's educators and administrators face new challenges every day and must commit to the lifelong pursuit of learning to keep up with the ever-changing educational landscape. NCU's School of Education helps prepare students to meet these challenges by providing stimulating, relevant and career-focused bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degree programs in education. NCU’s education approach was developed to meet the needs of your busy life and schedule. Ideal for self-starters and independent thinkers who want a premier education with unprecedented flexibility, we use a unique one-to-one learning model that pairs one student with one doctoral professor for each course. With no teaching assistants, you learn directly from experts who provide personal feedback and professional insights. With NCU’s online learning model, there are weekly starts for every program or course. None of our programs have residency requirements, allowing flexible access to you no matter where you live. When you enroll in NCU to earn an advanced degree in education, you will become part of a community of professionals who are already making a difference around the world.
”I saw a place where a higher degree would have me in a position to do more. I’m going to use what I have and better not only myself, but also my students. That’s the main thing about it. Once I’m better, I can make my students better.” — Kim Porter, Master of Education (2016)