M.Sc. On Campus


Western Connecticut State University

12 months
26476 USD/year
26476 USD/year
13252 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Western Connecticut State University’s M.S. in Education degree program enhances and develops careers in teaching. The program maintains professional relationships with the broader educational community and is committed to the continuous support and development of cooperative projects and services with area schools.


The M.S. in Education program offered by the Western Connecticut State University empowers students to attain the highest standards of academic achievement, personal development, and ethical conduct. 

The programme

Candidates in our teacher education program must achieve the following objectives:

  • Demonstrate academic competence in their selected option;
  • Complete a general program of studies in education in addition to a recommended content option;
  • Value and infuse cultural diversity;
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in and working knowledge of the national and state standards;
  • Demonstrate a spirit of inquiry, the use of critical thinking skills, and the habits of the reflective practitioner, and;
  • Demonstrate the ability to appropriately incorporate the use of technology in instructional practices.

The mission of the Masters of Science in Education program is to provide for certified teachers the knowledge, skills, and dispositions appropriate for the advanced professional in education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Curriculum Leadership in the Elementary School
  • Curriculum Leadership in the Secondary School
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Research
  • Curriculum Development Using Instructional Technology
  • Capstone Project in Education
  • Contemporary Educational Issues
  • Teaching Children with Learning Disabilities
  • Differentiating Instruction
  • Educational Computer Simulations
  • Urban Education Experiences
  • Learning, Coaching, and Reflective Practice
  • Standards, Mandates, and Legal Issues in Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission to the Office of Graduate Admissions and a $50 application fee. 
  • One official transcript mailed (not hand-delivered) to the Office of Graduate Admissions from each college or university previously attended, including all earned grades and degree. (For initial nonmatriculating enrollment, an unofficial transcript indicating a 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (GPA) or higher and the baccalaureate degree will suffice.)
  • A copy of a valid teaching certificate in elementary and/or secondary education
  • Evidence of an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • After all of the materials indicated above have been submitted, the applicant should contact the program coordinator for an interview

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13238 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13238 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6626 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Danbury

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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