M.Ed. in Elementary Education
Set yourself up for a rewarding career in elementary education with a Master of Education in Elementary Education
Online Master of Education in Elementary Education
Our 36-credit M.Ed. in Elementary Education prepares you for your Initial License to work in grades 1-6. Through coursework and field-based experiences, you develop an understanding of subject matter knowledge, curriculum design, instructional strategies, observation and assessment, communication, and collaboration with families and the community.
This program is approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and is aligned with the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers and Subject Matter Knowledge requirements.
Initial Licensure students who decide not to pursue their license will still be able to complete their degree as a personalized non-licensure master’s degree.
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Tuition-Free Teacher Education Fellowship
Graduate in One Year, Tuition-Free
As a K-12 teacher fellow, you’ll work in a partner school district for a full academic year, gaining unparalleled and invaluable field experience. You’ll engage in a range of classroom-based activities, including small group instruction, co-teaching, and ultimately, independent classroom instruction.
Fellows graduate in one year, tuition-free, and earn a Master of Education in Teacher Education and licensure in their area of specialization.
Available now for both on-campus and online students while spots are still available.
Key features of our Elementary Education M.Ed. program include:
What Skills Will You Develop With M.Ed. in Elementary Education?
To earn your M.Ed. in Elementary Education, you will complete 9 courses, including your practicum, for a total of 36 credit hours. Classes are 8-weeks long and self-paced for your convenience. Field-based experiences include three pre-practicums and one full practicum.