M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Professional Licensure)
The M.Ed. in Elementary Education Program in the professional licensure track is designed for fully licensed teachers who wish to pursue advanced levels of reflection, knowledge, skill, and professionalism.
Students in each discipline, with the recommendation of an advisor, select a combination of content elective credits, which serve the individual’s professional goals, interests and licensure requirements, and complete the 36 semester hour program. It is strongly advised that students seek approval of their advisor before selecting content electives.
Requirements And Curriculum
- Initial Licensure
Required Core Courses
|EDUC 9005 (*A) Dynamic Perspectives in Education||3 S.H.|
|EDUC 8310 (*C) Advanced Research in Education||3 S.H.|
|EDUC 9150 (*C) Advanced Seminar in Reflective Practice and Action Research||3 S.H.|
Elementary Education Program Courses
|EDUC 7300 (*A) Advanced Child Development||3 S.H.|
|EDUC 8400 (*B) Literacy in Elementary Education||3 S.H.|
|EDUC 8200 (*C) Qualitative Reading Assessment and Analysis||3 S.H.|
|EDUC 8650 (*C) Advanced Strategies and Approaches for Teaching Critical Thinking in the Content Areas||3 S.H.|
|EDUC 8600 (*B) Advanced Seminar in Child-Centered Issues||3 S.H.|
Content Elective Courses
|Content Electives Subtotal||12-15 S.H.|
Total for Degree
(*A) (*B) (*C) indicate sequence suggested to strengthen knowledge, skills and dispositions. It is strongly recommended that students follow this sequence in order to gain the necessary knowledge and competencies for more advanced courses.
Upon completion of this program and endorsement for professional licensure, the candidate is eligible to teach in private and public elementary school settings in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the professional level.
HOW TO APPLY
Contact Admissions Office: (978)665-3144, email@example.com
Attend our Distinguished Speaker Series
at a Glance
Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis.
Admissions Requirements (PDF)
Face-to-face and online courses offered in the evenings with some day courses during the summer.
While you can complete the program in as few as 2.5 years, you have 6 years to complete the program.
Suggested sequence of courses (PDF)
Elementary Education Teacher
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