Master of Education

Graduate Program Coordinator: Dr. Sara Young
Phone: 508-929-8246
Email: syoung3@worcester.edu

This flexible program is designed for students with a variety of educational backgrounds who wish to pursue a Master of Education without teacher licensure. The program focuses on curriculum studies and students’ professional interests through a variety of electives in content or pedagogy. Students in this program come from higher education, administration, public and private PK-12 schools, coaching, non formal education, international education and other fields.

Admissions Requirements

In addition to the general admission requirements for graduate study at WSU, candidates must possess the following:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited Institution or from a recognized foreign institution of higher education;
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Program of Study

Core Requirements(9 credits)
ED-981Advanced Foundations of Education3
ED-982Research in Education3
ED-994Thesis Seminar3
Elective Requirements(27 credits)
1 Course in Educational Administration/Leadership in Curriculum3
1 Course in Curriculum Development3
1 Course in Educational Technology 3
1 Course in Assessment 3
1 Course in Diversity 3
4 Elective Courses – either Education or content area courses12
Total Credits36