Choose from one of four MEd concentrations. You will begin with EDU 6050 and the first concentration course listed in your first term. You will take EDU 6051 and the next concentration course listed in your second term.

Required Courses (9 q.h.)

The following core courses are required for all students working toward a Master’s in Education (MEd), regardless of your area of concentration. Course requirements for each of the four MEd concentrations can be found by clicking on the hyperlinks below.

Complete these courses in the following order during your first and second terms of study:

EDU 6050 Education as an Advanced Field of Study 5 q.h.
EDU 6051 Culture, Power, Equity, and Influence 4 q.h.

 

Concentrations (36 q.h.)

Choose one of the following concentrations:

Higher Education Administration


Required concentration courses:

Complete the following seven courses (24 q.h.):

EDU 6201   The Landscape of Higher Education  4 q.h.
EDU 6202 Faculty, Curriculum, and Academic Community 4 q.h.
EDU 6447 The Demographics of Higher Education 4 q.h.
EDU 6203 Education Law, Policy, and Finance 4 q.h.
EDU 6437 Assessment in Education 4 q.h.
EDU 6221 Enrollment, Retention, Graduation, Success  4 q.h. 


Complete one of the following courses (4 q.h.):

EDU 6450 The Globalization of Education 4 q.h.
INT 6900 International Field Experience  4 q.h. 


Complete the following course in your last term (4 q.h.)

EDU 6225 Capstone 4 q.h.


Electives
Complete one course from the following (4 q.h.):

EDU 6520 Learning and the Brain 4 q.h.
EDU 6319 How People Learn 4 q.h.
EDU 6332 Open Learning  4 q.h. 
EDU 6330 Digital Media Literacy 4 q.h. 
EDU 6558 Issues in Education 4 q.h. 

 

Learning and Instruction


Required concentration courses:


Choose one of the following courses (4 q.h.):

EDU 6465 Critical and Creative Thinking 4 q.h.
EDU 6520 Learning and the Brain: Translating Research into Practice 4 q.h. 
EDU 6319 How People Learn 4 q.h.


Complete the following four courses (16 q.h.):

EDU 6330 Digital Media Literacy 4 q.h.
EDU 6328 Policy and Leadership 4 q.h. 
EDU 6437 Assessment in Education 4 q.h.
EDU 6225 Capstone 4 q.h.

Electives:

Choose four courses from the following ( 16 q.h.) :

EDU 6201 The Landscape of Higher Education 4 q.h.
EDU 6447 The Demographics of Higher Education 4 q.h. 
EDU 6221 Enrollment, Retention, Graduation, Success 4 q.h.
EDU 6450 Globalization of Education  4 q.h. 
EDU 6332  Open Learning   4 q.h.  
EDU 6323  Technology as a Medium for Learning  4 q.h.  
EDU 6426  Developmental Language  4 q.h.  
EDU 6528  Adaptive Learning/Behavior  4 q.h.  
EDU 6429 Child and Adolescent Variation  4 q.h.  
EDU 6431  Developing Skills and Accessing Ideas: Curriculum for Students w/ Learning & Behavioral Difficulties  4 q.h.  
EDU 6558  Issues in Education  4 q.h.  
EDU 6185  English Language Learners in the General Classroom  4 q.h.  
EDU 6300  Introduction to Language & Linguistics  4 q.h.  
EDU 6534 Bilingualism and Second Language  4 q.h.  


Special Education

The Master of Education with a concentration in Special Education meets the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education standards and competencies for licensure as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities, Pre-K-8 and 5-12. This degree is designed for practitioners or aspiring teachers who have already earned a license as an elementary or secondary teacher in Massachusetts or other states.

Required concentration courses:


Complete the following five courses (20 q.h.):

EDU 6425 Special Education: Foundations for Understanding the Inclusive School 4 q.h.
EDU 6426  Developmental Language, Literacy, and Writing: Assessment and Instruction 4 q.h.
EDU 6528 Adaptive Learning/Behavior Management Strategies: Consultation and Collaboration  4 q.h.
EDU 6569  Differentiated Instruction and Assessment in Mathematics  4 q.h. 
EDU 6874 Practicum, Portfolio, and Panel Review 4 q.h. 

Electives:

Choose four courses from the following electives  ( 16 q.h.) :

EDU 6429 Child and Adolescent Variation 4 q.h.
EDU 6530 Beyond Behavior Management: Building Classroom Communities for Diverse and Challenging Learners 4 q.h. 
EDU 6431 Developing Skills and Accessing Ideas: Curriculum 4 q.h.
EDU 6570   Advanced Strategies in Literacy: Readers and Writers Who Struggle 4 q.h.
EDU 6437 Assessment in Education 4 q.h.
EDU 6465 Critical and Creative Thinking 4 q.h. 
EDU 6520 Learning and the Brain: Translating Research into Practice 4 q.h.
EDU 6558
Issues in Education 4 q.h.
EDU 6570 Competency-Based Learning, Assessment, and Learning Analytics  4 q.h. 


eLearning and Instructional Design


Required concentration courses:


Complete the following five courses (20 q.h.):

EDU 6319  How People Learn 4 q.h.
EDU 6321   Models for Learning Design 4 q.h.
EDU 6329  Connecting Theory and Practice  4 q.h. 
EDU 6323 Technology as a Medium for Learning 4 q.h.
EDU 6324 Competencies, Assessment, and Learning Analytics 4 q.h.


Choose one of the following courses (4 q.h.):

EDU 6331 eLearning Design as a Collaborative Profession 4 q.h.
EDU 6202 Faculty, Curriculum, and Academic Culture 4 q.h.
 

Choose two of the following courses (8 q.h.):

EDU 6322 Iterative Design of Learning Experiences  4 q.h. 
EDU 6332 Open Learning 4 q.h. 
EDU 6558 Issues in Education 4 q.h.

Complete the following course in your last term of study (4 q.h.):

EDU 6225  Capstone  4 q.h. 


Total Quarter Hours: 45


Attention:
If you enrolled before Fall 2013, contact your student success specialist for your curriculum.

Quick Info

  • 45 Quarter Hours
  • $21,960.00 total tuition (*)
  • Average years to completion:
    Full-time 1.5 years
    Part-time 2.5 years
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