REMAIN AT THE FOREFRONT OF Teaching and Learning

Transfer 6 credit hours from your TeacherReady training towards your M.Ed. and start your career leading a classroom and teaching future generations of learners. At Salem University, our Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction takes you beyond the foundations of educational theories and techniques and builds upon a variety of teaching and learning specializations. For those who are interested in honing the all-important art of teaching across a range of settings, audiences, and ages, our master’s degree in curriculum and instruction online can give you the knowledge to develop new leadership skills, broaden your opportunities for growth, or step into positions aimed at training and professional development.
  • A cutting-edge curriculum prepares you to make a positive impact on students
  • Allows you to serve in a wide variety of subject areas and educational settings
  • Affordable tuition allows for greater return on investment

Students take one three-credit hour online course every 4 weeks for 10 months. The online format offers flexibility and focus asynchronous coursework. If you have any questions please contact an Enrollment Counselor at
Salem offers several specializations that include:


— Gain an understanding of how to effectively lead and communicate in a college or university setting by studying topics like college student development, educational law, financial management, academic administration, and student affairs.


This specialization aims to equip educators, learning technologists, and library media specialists with a broad understanding of instructional technology, curriculum development and instructional design, and how to create learning opportunities that meet the needs of PK-12 students today.


— Be a key player in the success of an organization by learning how to analyze organizational and personnel needs, assess potential candidates, manage training and onboarding, support team and group dynamics, and address obstacles in achieving organizational goals.


The specialization in Special Education Leadership addresses the needs of educators, school leadership, and service professionals whose common goal is to assure the success of all students who need additional support to meet their learning, emotional, and social needs.  This specialization provides a framework for graduates to understand and apply educational laws and regulations pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education (IDEA) Act.  Graduates are prepared to lead special education services in a variety of district, school, and other settings.


— Develop the leadership, communication, and advocacy skills you need in order to make a positive impact beyond the classroom and support district families in understanding and shaping education policy at the local, state, and national level. Our Master of Education degree program requires successful completion of 30 credits. Total credit hours include 6 transfer credits from successful completion of the TeacherReady program.


– The Teaching and Learning specialization is for professional educators dedicated to continuing a career goal focused on the art of teaching and learning. The specialization is designed to build student expertise in the teaching and learning across settings, audiences, and generations. Graduates will be prepared to utilize new classroom instructional leadership skills, better participate in realization of organization educational goals, and renew existing professional education credentials.

OR if you are considering Principal of Superintendent Licensure

The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership requires the successful completion of 30 post-bachelor’s credits to qualify for principal licensure or 36 post-bachelor’s credits to qualify for principal, district supervisor, and superintendent licensure.   Graduate students may elect to enroll in any of the courses offered to earn a degree, work toward recertification of a professional license, or update their knowledge for continuing professional education.
ALL program courses are delivered in a monthly format and completed online with fieldwork and internships conducted in the student’s home school and district. Content courses are 1-month in duration and internship courses extend over 2-months. Courses are structured to work within the constraints of full-time employment, allowing you to earn your degree with minimum disruption to your classroom and students.
Contact TeacherReady™ directly at for their enrollment application and a full list of its admission requirements.