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Colorado Christian University | MA in Curriculum and Instruction: Biblical Studies

Professionals in the field of education or corporate training may be interested in Colorado Christian University's Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Biblical Studies program as a way to potentially shift their careers to the field of curriculum development. More information on the program can be found here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Biblical Studies

School Offering Program:

Colorado Christian University

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Program Prerequisites:

Many people who apply for the Biblical Studies focus of the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction have a teacher's license or are working professionally in the education field or corporate training. Applicants to any master's degree program at Colorado Christian University should have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction was developed by CCU to give working professionals a way to further their careers and move into the field of curriculum design. Since this program is designed with adult learners in mind, many courses are offered online, some instruction is experiential, and curriculum can be tailored to the individual learner. Coursework relates to theories of education, research methods, instructional methodologies, and the design of curriculum. The Biblical Studies Emphasis adds an element of Christian scholarship to the degree, which may be useful for educators in private religious institutions.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

120 credits

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Colorado Christian University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Biblical Studies:

There are 36 total credit hours required to graduate from this master's degree program at CCU. Half of them are in the program's core curriculum and half are in the emphasis. Contact Colorado Christian University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Requirements (18 credits)

  • Curriculum and Instructional Design
  • Studies in Education
  • Action Research Methods
  • Curriculum & Instruction Online
  • Instructional Methodologies
  • Capstone

Biblical Studies Emphasis Requirements (18 credits)

  • The Bible and Progressive Revelation
  • Interpreting the Bible I
  • Biblical Exegesis I: The Pentateuch and Historical Books
  • Biblical Exegesis IV: The Gospels & Acts
  • Biblical Exegesis V: Pauline Epistles
  • Apologetics

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates from this program might decide to pursue a degree at the doctoral level. Individuals who choose to do so may deepen their understanding of curriculum design and be able to find employment in the senior roles in education or corporate development.

These are some of the related doctoral-level degrees in the field:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum, Instruction, and the Science of Learning
  • EdD in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ph.D. in Education: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment and Evaluation

Career Paths:

CCU designed the MA in Curriculum and Instruction - Biblical Studies to help teachers and professionals find advanced roles in education or corporate training where they might assess and write curriculum for elementary, middle, and high schools; colleges; online schools; or corporations.

Several options may be open to graduates from this program, including:

  • Curriculum specialists and writers
  • College instructors
  • Education program supervisors
  • Department chairpersons
  • Corporate trainer

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