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Higher Education Curriculum and Teaching

Students earn a Master of Arts Degree in Education with a major in Higher Education Curriculum and Teaching. This program provides knowledge and skills in curriculum development, teaching strategies, education psychology, and a general background in higher education. Electives allow students to continue to improve their knowledge of their particular content area of interest at the graduate level. The flexibility of the program lends itself to certified teachers, instructors in higher education, international students, students interested in pursuing a doctoral program, and others who are interested in teaching in higher education.

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation

Program Application Test Requirements


Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

March 1

Spring Deadline


Summer Deadline


English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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