Online M.Ed. & Graduate Teacher Education Programs

Live! Webinar Event

Thursday, August 15th @ 8:00 pm ET

Discover the Online Student Experience Live!

Get an inside look on what it is like to be an online M.Ed. student with our exciting live walk-through of the student experience AND learn the critical things you can do to get the most out of your school year.

Get Your Questions Answered Live!

Meet program director Stacey Klasnick and learn how Merrimack’s accelerated, online, competency-based M.Ed. program can be personalized to meet your specific needs and interests. Ask her how an education credential from Merrimack College can support your passion for teaching.

Teacher Education Programs from Merrimack College include:

  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction (non-licensure master’s degree)

  • M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) – for Massachusetts licensure, includes Sheltered English Instruction

  • M.Ed. in English as a Second Language (Pre-K-6) – for Massachusetts licensure

  • M.Ed. in Moderate Disabilities (Pre-K-8) – for Massachusetts licensure, includes Sheltered English Instruction

  • Add-On License Moderate Disabilities (Pre-K-8) – for Massachusetts licensure

  • Add-On License in English as a Second Language (Pre-K-6) – for Massachusetts licensure


What We’ll Cover

Powerful Credentials for Today’s Teaching Professionals

Merrimack’s online Master of Education degree and graduate teacher education programs are highly-personalized and extremely flexible to fit you and your busy life. And, the competency-based curriculum is designed to help you master the critical knowledge, skills and abilities most in demand by Massachusetts school districts in the minimum amount of time.
  • Online format
  • MA DESE-approved
  • Competency-based educational model
  • Dedicated teacher education program specialist to guide you
  • Convenient 8-week courses
  • 6 starts per year


At Merrimack College, we’re proud of our long history of providing quality degrees to students entering the job market. Our faculty are more than just teachers. We are committed to helping you grow — academically, personally and spiritually — so that you may graduate as a confident, well-prepared citizen of the world.

  • Money magazine 2018 Most Transformative College
  • US News & World Report 2018 #50 Best Regional Universities/North
  • US News & World Report 2018 #11 Most Innovative School Regional Universities/North
  • The Princeton Review 2018 Best Regional College
  • Transitioning Athletics to Division 1 and joining the Northeast Conference in 2019-20