Master in Curriculum and Instruction

Broaden your curriculum expertise and instructional skills

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Program Overview MS in Curriculum and Instruction

In order to broaden your curriculum expertise and instructional skills, we have developed courses that act as a learning laboratory where you are able to bring curriculum issues and classroom experiences to your coursework. You will work with experienced faculty to create instructional methods and strategies aimed at solving problems commonly found in teaching environments. These courses come alive allowing you to turn around and practice what you are learning simultaneously.

Learn up-to-date pedagogical theories while enhancing your content area knowledge and blending graduate level content courses. The majority of courses in the 36-credit program are delivered in a hybrid, accelerated 7-week format. You will engage with faculty and peers during weekly face-to-face interaction, as well as participate in meaningful asynchronous, online materials and activity.

Find the right specialization Graduation requirements

You can complete this program in two years by taking two classes per semester. Courses are offered in the evening to accommodate the working professional.

Locations Miami is not the only location!

Main Campus


11300 NE 2nd Ave Miami Shores, FL 33161

Nassau The Bahamas


Queen's College Village Rd. Nassau, The Bahamas

Freeport The Bahamas


E. Sunrise Hwy Freeport, The Bahamas

Admissions Overview Getting Started

Congratulations on taking the first step to pursue your passion, advance your career, and make a difference in your community. We are committed to assist each student through the admission process.

Whether you transition straight from undergraduate studies to a graduate program or have been out of school for some time, we offer a welcoming and professional environment for graduate study.

With small class sizes, there is a considerable amount of personalized attention from your faculty and opportunities to build strong relationships with fellow classmates.

Apply Now! Admissions Prerequisites

Apply when it’s right for you: The MS in Curriculum and Instruction accepts applications for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

The following admission requirements must be met:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university with appropriate credits in education or subject area as indicated by transcripts
  • Applicants with a bachelor’s degree GPA below 3.0 will normally be required to take the MAT or GRE (all sections). In exceptional cases, the requirement may be waived by the Dean on the advice of the department chairperson.
  • Prerequisites for entrance into the content area specializations of English or the Social Sciences
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Admissions essay
  • Documentation of one year teaching experience, preferred
  • Transfer credits must be approved by interdisciplinary admissions committee

Admissions Overview International Student FAQs

If you are an international student, applying as early as possible is in your best interest in order to allow ample time for immigration processing. Please be aware that admission to Barry University does not guarantee that you will be granted a student visa by the United States Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin.

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Financial Aid Affordable for you.

At BarryU, our tuition is competitive, affordable and still promises all the perks of a private school education. Our cost per credit is in-line with other institutions, but we offer a mission-driven educational experience and provide our students with small class sizes, personalized attention, and academic excellence. Scholarships, graduate assistantships, and financial aid can also be explored to help offset overall costs.

Barry University participates in the full array of federal and state financial aid programs. At Barry, we are committed to doing all we can to help you finance your education.

Barry University's Financial Aid staff will assist you through the financial aid application process.

Financial Aid Programs Cost of Attendance

School of Education Tuition Per Credit

  • Counseling

    • $1,125.00

    Curriculum & Instruction

    • $950.00

    Organizational Leadership

    • $850.00
  • School Psychology

    • $750.00

    Educational Leadership

    • $600.00


    • $600.00
  • Counseling

    • $800.00

    School Psychology

    • $750.00

    Human Resource Development

    • $620.00

    Educational Leadership

    • $600.00

    Leadership and Innovation

    • $600.00

    Curriculum & Instruction

    • $600.00

    Bahamas Tuition Rate - Master's Programs

    • $600.00


    • $600.00
Please inquire about military, public service, and certificate program rates

School of Education Faculty

The odds are definitely in your favor at Barry University. Our student-faculty ratio is only 15:1. That means you get personal attention and guidance, and nobody gets lost in the shuffle. Even more impressive, over 80 percent of our faculty hold a PhD or the highest degree available in their field of expertise.

We seek out professors who are not only great teachers, but who love what they do. Their passion, enthusiasm, and inspiration are contagious, and there's no better way to keep young minds excited about learning and discovering. Beyond each teacher's area of expertise, our faculty is committed to promoting equality, social justice, altruism, diversity, and humility. Through education, everyone can have a voice.

School of Education, Leadership and Human Development Student and Professional Organizations

Barry University's School of Education, Leadership and Human Development sponsors and is involved in several student organizations and national professional organizations that are designed to assist you in your professional development.

Student Organizations can be a powerful way for students to enhance, enrich, network and develop their leadership skills while making valuable community contributions.

School of Education, Leadership, and Human Development Graduate Programs Accreditations

All of the Barry University School of Education, Leadership, and Human Development graduate programs are accredited by the regional accrediting agency, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Accreditation is a process whereby an educational institution (and/or a program within an educational institution) is assessed for educational quality based on already developed standards.

Accreditation also serves as a statement to the public that an institution and/or its programs are committed to educational quality.

Barry University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctoral degrees.

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