Each graduate student is personally responsible for complying with all rules and regulations of Graduate Admissions, the University and the School of Education, and for fulfilling all degree requirements.
Reading and Language (M.Ed.)
The Master of Education Degree in Reading and Language is a thirty credit program designed to provide the necessary course work to continue the education of licensed teachers.
Massachusetts teachers seeking licensure as a Teacher of Reading in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts complete two practica (6 credits) as part of the thirty credit degree. Candidates for this degree must hold either an initial or professional Massachusetts teaching license in Elementary Education, Middle/Secondary English, English Language Learners, Moderate Disabilities or Early Childhood Education and should be employed as a teacher in a Massachusetts public K-12 setting.
A non-licensure concentration is available for teachers who do not hold a Massachusetts license and/or do not work in a Massachusetts school. Candidates who seek to enroll in this degree program should hold a teaching license in their own state in Elementary Education, Middle/Secondary English, English Language Learners, Moderate Disabilities or Early Childhood Education and be employed as teacher in a public or private K-12 school setting. This degree program is offered on line.
*These programs may be taken online.