What began as an on-campus job in Emmanuel's student center transformed into a new career path for Jessie, one that brought her to Harvard University as a master's candidate in higher education administration.
The 36-credit Master of Education (MEd) Degree program is designed to meet the Standards for Professional Educators issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for Initial Licensure in teaching in the elementary level (grades 1-6).
The 30-credit Master of Education (MEd) Research concentration focuses on the teaching and learning process in educational contexts where students customize their educational research to meet there career goals.
Our MEd Degree courses are offered in face-to-face evening or hybrid online formats in seven week sessions that are conducted throughout the calendar year.
Elementary Licensure Track
The Master of Education (MEd) Degree program culminates with the Student Teaching Practicum EDUC 5467. Attendance in a practicum seminar is required. Students must complete all degree requirements and pass the appropriate Massachusetts Tests of Educator Licensure (MTEL) to receive initial license. This practicum is designed to culminate the student’s degree program and represents a key opportunity for program assessment.
Candidates must pass the following Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) prior to formal acceptance into the student teaching practicum:
This is an initial licensure program. As such, the program of study, for our Master Of Education degree, is subject to change to reflect implementation of new Massachusetts licensure requirements.