The Curriculum and Instruction certificate program offers experienced teachers the opportunity to learn new ways to become more effective in the classroom through the use of new teaching techniques and a varied approach to curriculum development.
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Program Location

Pursue a Master's Degree

Courses taken in this certificate program may be applied to the Master of Arts in Leadership in Teaching.


Required Courses

Select five courses from the following:

EDU 544 - Educational Assessment (3)
EDU 552 - Global Perspectives in Teaching (3)
EDU 556 - Technology for Instruction and Management (3)
EDU 563 - Curriculum Development (3)
EDU 566 - Comparative and International Education (3)
EDU 567 - Learning Theory and Practice (3)
SPE 527 - Inclusion: Working with Special Needs Students in General Education Classrooms (3)

Total Credits: 15

What to Expect Studying at Notre Dame of Maryland University

With award-winning teacher certification programs nationally recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, you can expect to benefit from small class sizes, expert faculty, and practical field experiences.

Education Careers

Graduates of NDMU are highly recruited for employment; we partner with local school systems to help our students navigate the hiring process.  

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