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Post Master's Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction

Start your online curriculum and instruction certificate

Take your passion for teaching beyond the classroom. Our Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction (CERT/D-CI) equips you with the skills to lead the creation of educational coursework, instructional techniques and student assessments. Credits earned for the CERT/D-CI are transferrable toward our Doctor of Education with a focus in Curriculum and Instruction. However, this certificate does not lead to teacher licensure.

Transfer credits

Your eligible transfer credits could cover up to 75% of your bachelor's degree.

Scholarships

Explore an unlimited number of scholarships to earn your degree, more affordably. 

Apply free

No application fee
No SAT/ACT
No essay required

Ignite Your Passion

Start when you're ready

Courses

Browse courses for your online curriculum and instruction certificate

Education should hold practical value. That’s why our courses meet rigorous academic standards and provide you with skills and knowledge immediately applicable to your career.

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Requirements: 15 credits

You’ll need 15 credits to complete this Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction.

5 Core Courses

Here’s where you’ll pick up the bulk of your program-specific knowledge. By the time you finish these courses, you should have the confidence and skills needed in this field.

Schedule

Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction.

Program Purpose Statement

The Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction (CERT/D-CI) will provide students with foundational and practical knowledge to develop as instructional leaders who can strategically manage and lead processes related to educational curricula, instruction and assessment. The CERT/D-CI does not lead to teacher licensure or any other professional licensure or certification.

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Earn career-relevant skills in weeks – not years.

Learning shouldn’t take years to put into practice. That’s why we’re empowering you to build career-relevant skills with every five- to six-week course.

We’ve worked with labor market researchers like Lightcast to find in-demand skills for occupations and mapped those to our related associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

Tuition

Transfer credits

Your previous eligible college credits can save you time and money – helping you to graduate faster. That’s why we’ve accepted transcripts from 5,000+ institutions, so you can apply eligible transfer credits from an institutionally accredited university or college toward a degree of your choice.

Fixed, affordable tuition

Lock in the peace of mind that comes with fixed, affordable tuition. You’ll enjoy one flat rate from the moment you enroll until the day you graduate from your program. That’s your Tuition Guarantee.

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Affordable, Fixed Tuition

$810

Cost per credit

COA Components Doctoral Certificate
Tuition and Fees¹
Tuition and Fees¹
Tuition and Fees¹
$12,090
Books, course materials, supplies and equipment
Books, course materials, supplies and equipment
Books, course materials, supplies and equipment
$1,065
Transportation
Transportation
Transportation
$1,088
Miscellaneous personal expenses
Miscellaneous personal expenses
Miscellaneous personal expenses
$440
Living Expenses²
Living Expenses²
Living Expenses²
     Food
     Food
     Food
$2,120
     Housing³
     Housing³
     Housing³
$4,096
Federal student loan fees
Federal student loan fees
Federal student loan fees
$64
Dependent care expenses
Dependent care expenses
Dependent care expenses
$0
Disability related expenses
Disability related expenses
Disability related expenses
$0
Total COA
Total COA
Total COA
$20,963

1The tuition component is based on a per credit weighted average for the credential level across the entire University.

2The University allows the same living expense amounts for students in all living arrangements and dependency statuses.

3The living expense component for students receiving Military Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) only includes an allowance for food.

Scholarships to earn your bachelor’s degree, more affordably.

Everyone deserves an affordable education. That’s why we offer an unlimited number of scholarships, so if you qualify, you can get one. Starting with your first course, every qualifying new student will be awarded one of our scholarships, worth up to either $1K or $3K. Or you'll get the better offer you qualify for.

Financial aid

You have options when it comes to paying for college tuition and expenses, such as federal grants and loans. Our finance advisors can answer your questions about financial aid and can help guide you through the process.

Federal Student Loan Basics

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Post Master’s Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction?

Discover where your degree might take you and make informed choices about your future.

A CERT/D-CI can prepare you to be a:

  • Instructional technologist
  • Learning development specialist

Ready to get started?

Start your application for free or request additional information.

What you’ll learn

When you earn your online curriculum and instruction certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. You’ll learn how to:

  • Create models for instruction and delivery using foundational theories of curriculum design in the organization.

  • Evaluate the tools necessary to inform decisions and lead curriculum changes in their organizations.

7% Growth

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for instructional coordinators is projected to be as fast as average between 2021-2031.

The BLS Projected Growth for 2021-2031 is published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This data reflects the BLS’ projections of national (not local) conditions. These data points are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Admissions

Apply for free – no application fee, no obligation.

Starting your degree is a big decision — and we want you to feel great about it. That’s why we remove obstacles from your application.

  • No cost to request transcripts 
  • No SAT/ACT required 
  • No essay required 
  • No cost, risk-free trial for eligible students

Receive highly rated 1-on-1 support

You’ll have a support team of real people you can lean on to encourage your success as a student. Start a conversation about your future with one of our enrollment representatives today.

Gabriel G., Enrollment Representative

Call or chat with us 7 days a week.

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Receive highly rated 1-on-1 support

You’ll have a support team of real people you can lean on to encourage your success as a student. Start a conversation about your future with one of our enrollment representatives today.

Call us at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

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[1] Transactional Survey, August 2021-22 (18,645 respondents)

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Faculty Spotlight

Professionals dedicated to you

Your success is a top priority for our deans and faculty members. They bring an average of 26 years of experience and hands-on perspective to the classroom, and help bridge the gap between academics and industry knowledge.

Doris Savron

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader.

Doris Savron
Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

Accreditation

Count on the quality of your education

University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org, since 1978.

While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.