Schools across the country are assessing and improving curricula and teacher effectiveness. So, directors of curriculum and curriculum managers are needed in elementary and secondary schools, and various educational institutions, such as colleges, professional schools, and education support services, to raise education standards.

If you’d like to work with teachers and principals to coordinate and implement standards of effectiveness, Ball State’s curriculum track within the master of arts in career and technical education may be the one to follow.

Career Outlook

If you aspire to a position such as a curriculum director, curriculum manager, or an instructional coordinator, the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics recommends a master’s degree. Employment in this field is projected to grow 13 percent through 2022, according to the bureau.

  • EDTE 650 - Curriculum Integration of Learning Technology (3 credit hours)
  • TEDU 552 - Strategies and Materials for Career and Technical Education (3 credit hours)
  • TEDU 695 - Curriculum Evaluation in Technical Education (3 credit hours)
  • TEDU 694 - Curriculum Development in Technology Education (3 credit hours)

See all program requirements for the master of arts in career and technical education, under which this track is available.