M.Ed. - Elementary Education

Do you dream of positively influencing today's young learners as an elementary classroom teacher?  Have you considered a new career direction where you can inspire America's elementary school students?  Are you a teacher's aide, education paraprofessional or instructional assistant?

Then take the next step to gain the professional skills and perspectives of an effective elementary classroom educator, and choose the elementary education (teacher, grades 1-6) concentration in the M.Ed. program at Curry College.

Team-Based Learning and Benefits

As you complete your course work in just 16 months, you will benefit from our cohort-based learning community that models the team-oriented educational workplace. In addition to hands-on fieldwork experiences in actual classrooms, you'll interact with Curry's dedicated faculty in small class settings while exploring key concepts of successful educational practice, including literacy, curriculum development and lesson planning, classroom management, working with children with special needs and techniques to adapt and differentiate instruction for different learners.


Before you apply, you'll need to:

  • Earn a passing score on the MTEL communication and literacy skills tests
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills and regular access to a computer so you can complete the online components of the program

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Step Into Your Future

Step into your future as a classroom teacher in elementary education, grades 1-6. Request information about the M.Ed. concentration in elementary education at Curry College, make an appointment to speak with an advisor or apply today!

Video: Jeannine Hatch '06 - M.Ed. Program

Jeannine Hatch, M.Ed. '06 shares her experience going back to school to change her career from Accountant to Elementary School teacher.


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