Curriculum & Instruction Specialist Graduate Certificate
What You’ll Study
The graduate certificate for a curriculum & instruction specialist is designed for those interested in curriculum design and classroom innovation. This specialization prepares you for careers in curriculum design and development, teacher training, classroom assessment, corporate training, foundations, and government agencies. You will discover instructional strategies and learn how to make data-driven decisions based on analytical thinking and assessment. You will explore and evaluate curriculum design to learn how historical and social factors have influenced curriculum.
At Queens, you’ll work directly with faculty who have decades of teaching and research experience and have been in your current position as K-12 educators as well as coaches, facilitators, specialty leaders, and administrators. As professional developers, they work with school administrators and teachers in local districts and schools. This ensures they keep current on standards, best practices, and recent education trends.
Our certificate program prepares teachers to obtain a Curriculum & Instruction add-on licensure to their North Carolina teaching license (NCDPI). And aligns with the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards and North Carolina Graduate Standards.
Number of credits: 15 credit hours
Average Completion Time: 10-12 months
Cost per credit: $500 per credit hour
Flexible Program: Online, hybrid, and in-person courses
How Can You Use This Certificate?
No matter your professional background, this certificate will position you for success and impact in a wide range of jobs including:
- Private Tutor
- Instructional Coordinator
- Special Needs Program Director
- Gifted Children Program Director
- Test/Exam Developer
- 21st Century Learner (EDU 635)
- Designing Effective Curriculum (EDU 636)
- Instructional Design (EDU 637)
- Instruction & Assessment (EDU 638)
- Contemporary Issues in Education (EDU 639)
Joseph Campos, M.B.A.