Education is a diverse field with many career opportunities, including curriculum planning. An advanced degree is necessary for a career in curriculum and instruction.
Curriculum and instruction programs typically prepare you to become an instructional coordinator or a curriculum specialist. These professionals work to develop and update curricula that meet government laws and promote academic learning for students of all backgrounds.
A master’s degree in the education field is required to enter this career field. In most cases, you must also have a teaching or administrator license and meet the requirements to work in public schools. In order to apply to the master’s degree program, you must already hold a bachelor’s degree in the field of education.