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Master of Arts in Education & Human Development

Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy

This program prepares teachers and other educational personnel for increased responsibilities in the planning, implementation, research, and evaluation of curriculum and instruction. A minimum 33-credit-hour program includes study in curriculum development, research and evaluation of instructional practice, teacher education, work with special populations, and school policy and leadership. A program specialty concentration may include reading and literacy, elementary education, or secondary education.

Students enrolled in the Masters in Curriculum and Instruction program can do so concurrently with the Incorporating International Perspectives in Education certificate. Courses can be double counted toward earning the Masters degree and certificate.

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Program Alumni

Megan Brunson

Megan is the Third Grade Directing Teacher at The National Cathedral Elementary School.

Allison Gulamhussein

Allison Gulamhussein is currently pursuing her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction at George Washington University.

Scot Wilson

Scot is currently serving as the Academic Director for the Close Up Foundation, an organization providing educational experiences for youth in Washington, DC.

Program Faculty

Brian Casemore
  • Brian
  • Associate Professor
  • Curriculum & Pedagogy; English
  •  (202) 994-2011
Jonathan Eakle
  • Jonathan
  • Associate Professor
  • Curriculum & Pedagogy
  •  (202) 994-6821
Curtis Pyke
  • Curtis
  • Associate Professor
  • Curriculum & Pedagogy; Mathematics
  •  (202) 994-4516
Maia Sheppard
  • Maia
  • Assistant Professor
  • Curriculum & Pedagogy; Social Studies
  •  (202) 994-3236

We review applications on a rolling basis.  Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.  

Fast Facts

Courses Required (minimum)
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Online
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


  • Foggy Bottom

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