Earn your master's degree in education

Earn your master’s degree in education

Gain a fresh perspective on teaching

Earn a M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Richmond

Meet the challenges of today’s classroom and train the leaders of tomorrow with a master’s degree in education from the University of Richmond.

Gain a fresh perspective on teaching along with added enthusiasm for learning in your classroom, a step up on the pay scale and a renewed desire to teach, motivate and inspire students.

Study with fellow educators and experienced leaders.

In our curriculum and instruction graduate program through the School of Professional & Continuing Studies you’ll debate topics and learn new theories, share teaching strategies and swap classroom stories with peers and experienced faculty.

Apply what you learn.

Interactive, experiential learning allows you to immediately apply what you learn to your own classroom, school and community. Then learn from your own experiences through reflective practice.

Make a difference.

Graduates of our curriculum and instruction program are prepared to become lead teachers and to model excellence in Virginia public and independent schools and to make a difference in the lives of children, the health of communities, and the future of education.

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Your degree on your terms.

calendar iconThe University of Richmond combines the resources of a private liberal arts college with the scheduling needs of working professionals. Classes are scheduled in the evenings and during summers on the University of Richmond campus, located conveniently in Richmond’s near West End with ample parking and all-night library access. Late-night assistance with technology, presentations and writing is also available.

Sought-after graduates.

mortarboard iconGraduates of the University of Richmond’s graduate education programs are sought after as teachers and leaders in regional school divisions. Earning a master’s degree in education prepares you for the challenges and rewards of being an educator and leader in Virginia. Prepare yourself to be a lead teacher, a curriculum specialist or a school leader.

For less than expected.

payment iconOur degree programs offer you the personalized attention and small class size of a private university at a price that compares favorably with a public education. Our M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction requires 10 classes, which you can complete for under $21,000.* Scholarships are available, and our master’s degrees qualify for financial aid.

*2022-23 graduate tuition: $690/hr x 30 hrs = $20,700