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Take your career to the next level.
If you share the motivations of the working professionals who study at Worcester State University—to perform well at work, to maintain a high-quality personal life, and to boost your career trajectory with additional education—you face a daily balancing act. We get it. We know that an advanced certificate must provide maximum value for your investment, and we understand the challenges of fulfilling these multiple objectives. That’s why we offer convenient, affordable, and well-respected certificate and licensure programs designed with all your needs in mind.
Education Specialist ProgramWhether you hold a Master of Education degree or a master’s in a related field, our 4 education-oriented post-master's programs will enable you to specialize in an area of particular interest or opportunity.
Our Education Specialist Leadership and Administration program will position you to advance in your K-12 career. Through our innovative, action-research approach, you will develop the skills and confidence of a forward-thinking problem solver. You also will hone the ability to identify and facilitate the interconnections among Massachusetts’ state standards in these areas:
To qualify for admission into this 32-credit program, you must have earned your master’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA, possess an initial license in school administration, and successfully complete our 1-year induction program with a WSU mentor.
Post Master's Certificates in NursingWe also offer 2 post-master's certificates for licensed practicing nurses who hold a master’s degree, a doctoral degree, or are matriculated in a doctoral program.