“I felt like the courses were constantly helping me in my job as opposed to being something extra I had to do at night after work.”
Derek Thompson '06
Vice Principal, Plymouth North High School
Major: Master of Education
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Are you considering a new career where you influence the educational aspirations and intellectual development of today's youth?
Are you working as a paraprofessional in an educational setting, and are you ready to advance your career by becoming a licensed teacher?
Are you a public school teacher interested in earning an additional license?
Are you an experienced educator interested in becoming a Principal, Supervisor, or Special Education Director?
Then, this is the right time for you to learn more about Curry's Graduate programs in Education. Gain the essential skills and experience to inspire a classroom of young learners. Take on the challenge of leading a public school or district program.
CHOOSE YOUR FOCUSCurry College's Graduate Programs in Education include the following licensure programs:
- Elementary Education - Teacher of Children Grades 1-6
- Special Education - Teacher of Children with Moderate Disabilities, Grades PreK-8
- Second License in either Elementary or Special Education
- Principal/Assistant Principal (PreK-6, 5-8, 9-12)
- Supervisor/Director (all levels)
- Special Education Director (all levels)
Video - The Advantages of THE M.Ed. cohort model
Curry offers a unique combination of features including:
Hybrid/Blended Cohort Model
We know how much you juggle multiple priorities everyday. It was important to us to design a program that would fit comfortably into your busy schedule. All classes are delivered in a hybrid/blended format, combining in-class and online activities. You'll be part of a cohort, which means that you'll study with the same group of professionals. Cohort learning groups have proven to be very effective for adult learners; they create a community of professionals who can study together, provide support, discuss common on-the-job problems, and offer networking opportunities.
Learn with Exceptional Faculty
Most of our faculty have taught in the public schools and then advanced to serve as principals, special education directors, math department chairs, and in other leadership positions in public education. Our faculty understand both the theories behind effective teaching and the day-to-day realities of today's schools, ensuring students receive an education grounded in both theory and in practice.
Know your schedule in advance
Curry's M.Ed. cohorts meet the same evening each week throughout the program. Occasional Saturday classes and special activities are announced well in advance so you can plan ahead and help maintain balance while you pursue an advanced degree.
Join a Professional Community
Study with people like yourself who share your passion for teaching and who come from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life - experienced educators, counselors, education paraprofessionals, teachers' aides, instructional assistants, career changers and other professionals
Experience the Curry Approach
Join the Curry College education community where respect for students' unique learning style is the hallmark of our programs. Small class sizes, individualized attention and our friendly campus environment contribute to a positive learning experience.
Step into Your Future
Why wait? Take the next step and request information. Make an appointment to speak with an advisor. Attend an information session or apply today for admission to the Master of Education program at Curry College.
Michelle Ng, pictured above, and other M.Ed. students from both the Milton and Plymouth campuses presented their capstone research on December 10, 2014. Read more.
Third-grade teacher Nilza Grassa shares her story of why she chose teaching and Curry College: "I had a job, but didn't have a career. I decided to pay a visit to my cousin's fourth grade classroom to explore teaching. That was the exact spark I needed. It was my ah-ha moment." Read more...
Jeannine Hatch, M.Ed. '06 shares her experience going back to school to change her career from Accountant to Elementary School teacher.