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Master's Degree Programs

The College of Education offers master's degree programs, which provide professional preparation for individuals who aspire to serve in the roles of teacher, curriculum specialist or director, school principal, higher education administrator and other positions of educational leadership.

Become a Teacher - Initial License

UMass Lowell's Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction combines education theory, teaching students in the diverse world of changing demographics and field experiences in local schools. You will have the content, confidence and skills necessary to be successful in the classroom. Learn more about the Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction, Initial Teacher License Option.

Already a Teacher - Advanced Degrees & Certificates

Graduates from these degrees are able to advance their careers by taking on leadership roles as specialists or administrators in PK-12 schools. Learn more about Master of Education & Education Specialists Degrees from UMass Lowell.

Become a K-12 Administrator

The Master's of Education and Education Specialist degrees focused on administration and instructional leadership offer cutting edge, practically-based courses which provide future leaders with the knowledge and skills needed for roles as principals.

Become a Higher Ed. Administrator

UMass Lowell's Master of Education: Higher Education Option focuses on policy and practice in Higher Education. Applicants to the program must be working or interning at an institution of higher education.