Online M.Ed. in Moderate Disabilities
Earn the online master’s degree you need to advance your career in education.
Masters of Education in Moderate Disabilities
Our 36-credit M.Ed. in Moderate Disabilities prepares you for your Initial License to work with children in grades PreK-8 with moderate disabilities who participate in integrated or self-contained classrooms. 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 M. Ed. In Moderate Disabilities include:
What Skills Will You Develop?
To earn your Master’s of Education in Moderate Disabilities, you will complete 9 courses including a field practicum for a total of 36 credit hours. Online courses are 8 weeks long and will include preparation for the MTEL.