Sample Degree Pathway for Master of Education - Reading and Language - Non-licensure

The Master of Education Degree in Reading and Language is a 30 credit program designed to meet the needs of experienced practitioners who wish to broaden and deepen their professional knowledge and to expand the contributions they can make to education. Candidates who seek to enroll in this degree program should hold a teaching license in Elementary Education, English Language Learners, Moderate Disabilities or Early Childhood Education and be employed as teacher in a public or private K-12 school setting.
Foundations of Education
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 3
EDUC.6300 Educating Diverse Populations
3
Research and Evaluation
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 3
EDUC.6423 Program Evaluation*
3
Elective
Course # Course Name Cr.
Total 3
XXXXXXXXX One elective with permission of advisor 3
Capstone
Course # Course Name CR.
Total 3
EDUC.6501 Capstone Project: Advanced Programs*** 3
*This course can be taken after 18 credits and requires the permission of the Graduate Coordinator.
**Must be taken before EDUC.5290
***This course must be taken at the end of the program. It may be taken in conjunction with one other course only.
Important Information 
This program does NOT lead to licensure in any field. Instead, it provides the professional knowledge required for the continuing education of experienced practitioners. Candidates who complete the program successfully are awarded a Master of Education degree, but cannot be endorsed for licensure in Massachusetts or in their own state.