This degree program is designed for persons who hold initial licensure in elementary education (grades 1-6) and are seeking professional licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The program is designed to meet the “appropriate master’s degree” requirement, which is part of the criteria for professional stage licensure as set forth in the most recent MA DESE licensure regulations. The focus of this concentration is on building teacher content knowledge of STEM education concepts and strategies to support learners in the classroom. Emphasis is on practical application of best practices for STEM education, highlighting hands-on learning and real-world connections.
- Graduate Program Planning
- The Teacher as Researcher
- The Standards-Based Classroom: Curriculum
- The Teacher as Leader: From Issues to Advocacy
- The Standards-Based Classroom: Instruction and Assessment for Diverse Learners
- Graduate Seminar in Elementary Education
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEducation Educational Psychology Early Childhood Education View 3686 other Masters in Education in United States
- A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8 based upon four years of work or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon course work completed in the junior and senior years
- Transcripts of all undergraduate courses
- Evidence of passing scores for the MTELs® that were required for the applicant’s initial teaching license in Massachusetts prior to taking graduate level courses in the concentration
- Undergraduate candidates will file an application for Graduate Admission in the semester the candidate is in the professional “block” of education courses (this applies only to students declared in the Double Degree program).
National439 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 439 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
In-State439 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 439 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
- Tuition: $1,260.00
- Required Fees (all students): $6,641.28
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