Master of Arts in Education with Curriculum and Instructional Design


MA in Education with Curriculum and Instructional Design – Asian College of Teachers and EIU-Paris

Asian College of Teachers offers an MA in Education with Curriculum and Instructional Design in academic collaboration with EIU-Paris specializes in Introduction to Curriculum and Instructional Design, correct Application of Instructional Design Theories, following a Student-centred Curriculum, along with a detailed study of Educational Psychology to secure a flourishing lucrative career in the sector/organization that you choose to work in.

Program Overview

Asian College of Teachers (ACT) offers Online Master of Arts in Education with Curriculum and Instructional Design, tailored to meet the increasing demand for skilled curriculum and instructional designers. If you're interested in pursuing a rewarding career in education, instructional design is an excellent choice. Whether you're an aspirant or working professional, obtaining an advanced degree in instructional design can significantly improve your employability and open up diverse career paths.

The program begins by providing a strong foundation in various aspects of education, gradually transitioning into the specialized field of instructional design. It delves into various facets of instructional design including the exploration of various models (Bloom's Taxonomy, Assure, Gagne, Hunter, and Merrill) that are most effective in helping learners achieve their academic objectives while covering instructional design theories addressing both "Whats" (theoretical concepts) and "Hows" (practical application). It examines the multitude of factors influencing student learning, such as the school environment, learning disabilities, cultural diversity, and exceptional learners. MA in Education with Curriculum and Instructional Design includes a comprehensive study of Educational Psychology, encompassing cognitive, socio-cultural, and emotional aspects of learning.

  • ACT’s admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • Candidates can apply online and send in their application
  • ACT’s admission department will contact candidates via mail
  • Candidates can opt for any form of online payment method
  • Applications are now open; apply now!

Admission Requirement

An online learning university is the best option for those adults and professionals who choose not to attend a formal campus-based university. Every adult student's situation and profile vary, and we handle each case individually, with focused attention and care. Contact us to get your questions answered directly. Then, you will be ready to apply for admission. Please note that ACT does not provide visa and immigration services, because all our distance learning degree programs can be completed from home.

Aspirants from all disciplines can take admission to the MA in Education with Curriculum and Instructional Design:

  • High School certificate
  • Recognized Bachelor Degree in any field or equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are available
  • English Level – IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School is desired
  • Knowledge of Internet and browsing, MS Word and Online Research Skill is required

All applicants must possess a clear record of good conduct and must be in good health. Specially-abled applicants are encouraged to apply and are ensured equal opportunities.

Program Requirements

  • Complete the full program of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 24 months.
  • After 24 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions during the entire program from expert teachers at no additional cost.

All our M.A. programs under Faculty of Education have four distinct parts:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 10 credits and 2 Subjects
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 30 credits and 6 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects, comes with 20 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
  • Part Four - Capstone Project which is a reflective research work comprises of 30 credits

Curriculum and Credits

Foundation (10 credits)

  • Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 credits)

  • Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (20 credits)

  • Introduction to Curriculum and Instructional Design
  • Application of Instructional Design Theories
  • Student-centred Curriculum  
  • Educational Psychology

Capstone Project - Choose 1 (30 credits)

  • 1. Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a live online webinar from ACT – 5000 words
  • 2. Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • 3. Research Paper on Instructional Design – 5000 words


Different payment options are available. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers

Total fee

  • 2800 USD – If paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 2400 GBP – If paying from UK or EU
  • 100000 THB – If paying from Asia
  • 2,10,000 INR– If paying from India

All fees include tax.

All fees include tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma and transcript. Courier charges apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from USA. Please check with your admission adviser for more details.

Refund Policy

Once applicants register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once a candidate has enrolled in the program and wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for candidates who have received course access and have already started off with the program from ACT
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months


All of our applicants are eligible for scholarships. They are generally customized as per the professional and educational backgrounds of the candidates, and their specific abilities that help them stand out from the others. The scholarship will depend on the educational qualification, area of academic interest as well as the GPA i.e. Grade Point Average of the student, which will measure his/her overall academic grade. Teaching/ training/professional experiences will also be taken into account for the scholarship program. All deserving applicants will find the right scholarship, which will help boost their future plans, and allow them to enjoy an affordable learning experience.

Awarding Body

  • All degrees will be conferred by The European International University (EIU– Paris).
  • Students will also receive a Letter of Completion from Asian College of Teachers (ACT).
  • European International University is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

Career & Opportunities

The MA in Education with a specialization in Curriculum and Instructional Design program equips you with the essential knowledge, skills, and tools needed to become a versatile educator capable of creating and delivering empowering learning experiences, enabling your students to realize their full potential.

Pursuing a masters degree in education with a focus on curriculum and instructional design offers a multitude of career advantages, including:

1. Expanded Job Opportunities: A wider range of career options in education.
2. Increased Employability: The higher the expertise and skills, the higher the demand.
3. Higher Earning Potential: Enhanced opportunities for better compensation.
4. Leadership Opportunities: Possibility of assuming leadership roles in educational institutions.
5. Professional Growth and Advancement: Opportunities for career progression and development.
6. Flexibility: Versatility in adapting to diverse educational settings.
7. Entrepreneurial Potential: Ability to create and offer educational solutions independently.
8. Significant Contribution to Education: The chance to make a meaningful impact in the field of education.

Upon completing the program, graduates are well-prepared to apply for various positions, including:

  • Instructional Designer
  • ELearning Specialist
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Learning Experience Designer
  • Training Manager
  • Educational Consultant
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Education Program Manager
  • Training and Development Specialist

Please note that specific job opportunities may vary based on the industry, educational sector, and the organization you choose to work with.

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