Prepare to secure a high standard of educational excellence using the latest theories and practices.

Curriculum design plays an essential role in the effectiveness of education. The Master of Education with a specialization in Curriculum Development and Outcomes Assessment focuses on modern design, implementation, and evaluation of educational strategies.

The Master in Education in Curriculum Development and Outcomes Assessment is aligned with the professional standards in the field, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). This specialization aims to familiarize you with the latest advances in education theory as well as the best methods for identifying learning needs and measuring the performance of different teaching strategies. This program is designed to benefit educators regardless of discipline.

Enjoy Flexibility – 10 courses with start dates every 2 weeks
Choose Where You Learn – Online courses
Affordable Monthly Payments – Opt to pay $375 per month
Focus On Your Passion – Choose your Capstone

Students who complete the master’s in education with this specialization often seek to apply their skills to jobs that involve designing educational programs and materials for use by teachers and students at the elementary or secondary level.

This program is not designed as a teacher certification program, and different states and municipalities often have specific requirements concerning different appropriate degree programs. Depending on your goals for this program, please check with your local and state regulatory requirements for teacher certification.

This program is intended for students and experienced education professionals seeking an advanced degree.

What is the Capstone Project?

Aspen University’s’ MEd capstone project requires the student to engage with an actual educational setting. It aligns with the academic focus and concentration of the degree program as well as relates to the student’s career interests by allowing the student to conduct research and act as a principal investigator and project leader. The capstone project allows the student to apply the tools, theories, knowledge, and skills drawn from the disciplinary coursework in the MEd core and other concentration courses. This overall goal of the capstone involves the integration and synthesis of the student’s learning, as well as the application of learning to real-world problems.

For more information about the program, see the Academic Catalog.

Admission Requirements

  • Application – A completed application.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Transcripts – Official transcript demonstrating a conferred bachelor’s degree from an institution that is accredited by a CHEA recognized accrediting body or an international equivalent with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  • Military Documentation (Optional) – A copy of the most recent orders; or a copy of DD214 (This can be requested from the National Archives.)