| ACADEMICS | Graduate School | Graduate Programs | Master of Education in Elementary Education
The degree of Master of Education, concentration in Elementary Education, is designed for those professionals focusing on children from grade 1 through 6. There are two tracks within the program.
I. Core requirements: (Required of all students – 10 credits)
The following two courses are to be taken as the last two courses of the program:
II. Core Content Courses: (15 credits)
Choose two classes total from the following four: ( 6 credits)
III. Content Strands: (9 credits) Three (3) electives from one of the following content areas with the consent of the Program Coordinator. Content electives may be taken in various arts/sciences departments or through the education department.
Total 34 credits.
2. The Professional Development (Non-Licensure) Track is designed for individuals who already possess Professional Licensure or its equivalent, have more than three years experience and/ or those who do not wish Licensure in the State of Massachusetts. Individuals must possess a strong academic background preferably with evidence of post baccalaureate coursework. Prerequisite:
The program consists of the following courses
Students meet with the coordinator of the graduate elementary education program and set goals for their elective program. In conjunction with the coordinator each student then selects appropriate electives designed to meet their individual and professional goals. The core requirements remain the same for this program.There are a total of 12 elective credits. Total: 34 credits
Learn more about the general admissions requirements.